“Chefs Behind Bars, a cocktail event to benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America” is Sunday the 17th

prequel
918 F Street, NW

From a press release:

“On Sunday, January 17, seven top DC chefs will gather at downtown restaurant incubator Prequel for the return of Chefs Behind Bars, a cocktail event to benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. From 2:00 – 4:30 p.m., over Martin Luther King weekend, Washingtonians can enjoy signature drinks concocted by the city’s most renowned culinary talent to support No Kid Hungry, a national movement to ensure all kids have the healthy food they need, every day.

Date: Sunday, January 17, 2016
Location: Prequel, 918 F ST NW, Washington, DC 20004
Time: 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Admission: Early bird special of $35 through Dec. 12; $40 through Jan. 17
Ticket Sales: Tickets to Chefs Behind Bars can be purchased at universe.com/cbb

Throughout the afternoon, chefs Matt Baker (Gravitas), Jen Carroll (Requin by Mike Isabella Group), Andy Clark (Eat the Rich), John Critchley (Brine), Hamilton Johnson (Honeysuckle), Liam LaCivita (Bar Civita), and Yuki Nakandakari (Ocopa) will mix their favorite libations in support of No Kid Hungry. In addition to one-of-a-kind cocktails, guests will enjoy small bites from Hamilton Johnson’s southern inspired restaurant, Honeysuckle, currently popping up at Prequel.

The Chefs Behind Bars happy hour will be hosted by DC’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry volunteer committee, in anticipation of the 2016 event, which will feature food and drink from the District’s finest chefs, sommeliers and mixologists. The March 2015 tasting benefit raised more than $230,000 to help feed children in need more than two million healthy meals.

All Chefs Behind Bars guests will receive 10 percent off tickets to DC’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry, taking place on Monday, April 4, 2016, with a special discount code. One hundred percent of ticket proceeds from Taste of the Nation events support No Kid Hungry thanks to generous support from national presenting sponsors Citi and Sysco®, national media sponsor Food Network and national sponsor OpenTable.

Every Kid, Healthy Food, Every Day 

One in five children in this country struggles with hunger, and in DC the insecurity rate is even higher at 1 in 4. No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger in this nation by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and have healthy meals in the summer. Since the campaign’s launch, No Kid Hungry and its partners have connected kids struggling with hunger with more than 460 million healthy meals.
Tickets to the Chefs Behind Bars event can be purchased at universe.com/cbb.

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About No Kid Hungry

No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength. Join us at NoKidHungry.org. “