Events & Outreach


George Mendes and Alex Saenz: A Memorable Meal to Support Lovin’ Spoonfuls!

When: Monday, March 26, 2018 (see seating times below)
Where: BISq restaurant
1071 Cambridge St,
Cambridge, MA 02139

It’s not often that Boston and New York come together, but when they do, what an exquisite pairing it can be! Please join us as Michelin-star Chef George Mendes of Aldea and Chef Alex Saenz of BISq team-up for a one-night-only dinner– all for a great cause! Diners will delight in a decadent five-course meal, which will include dishes like Osetra caviar with sweet potato blini, and Bacalhau confit (and so much more!). Dessert and wine pairings are included, and the proceeds from the evening will help support Chef Mendes as he trains for running the 2018 Boston Marathon on behalf of Lovin’ Spoonfuls! Learn his story and why is running on his Crowdrise page!
Seatings are available at 6pm, 6:15pm, 6:30pm, 8pm, 8:15pm, and 8:30pm. Please be sure to purchase tickets for the seating time of your preference! Please note as well that some seating at BISq is communal; we encourage you to purchase tickets together as a group.
Thank you to event supporters Ruby WinesBaldor Specialty Foods, and of course our hosts BISq!
Please note: $75 of each ticket is tax deductible.


Support Lovin’ Spoonfuls in the 2018 Ride for Food!

On Sunday, September 23rd, we will host our first Lovin’ Spoonfuls team in the 7th annual Ride for Food, organized by Three Squares New England. If you’re interested in joining our team as a rider, virtual rider, or spinner, please complete our 2018 Ride For Food Application. All riders need to raise $1,000 for Lovin’ Spoonfuls. Please return your application to us via email or fax (617-208-8471). Registration for the ride will open May 1st, so we encourage interested riders to submit an application by April 16th, so we can process it and respond to you in time for registration to open!


A Culinary Workshop Series from Lovin’ Spoonfuls

Through the Season workshop series, Lovin’ Spoonfuls offers informative, delicious cooking demonstrations which focus on culinary traditions and cuisines that celebrate using whole ingredients. Each ticket supports Plenty, Lovin’ Spoonfuls’ culinary nutrition program that provides the individuals we serve with the culinary know-how to empower them to feed themselves and their families.

Season workshop: Paella Party with Chef Jamie Bissonnette!

When: Thursday, April 12, 2018 6-8 PM
Where: Eataly Boston
La Scuola kitchen
800 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199

Our Season workshop series is back, this time with award-winning chef Jamie Bissonnette (Coppa, Toro, Little Donkey, Toro NYC)! Join us to experience one of the world’s most celebrated dishes: Paella (like you’ve never had it before!) Chef Bissonnette will be teaching the basics of cooking this versatile and delicious dish right in your own kitchen. Workshop attendees will learn multiple preparations of paella while sipping wine, interacting with chef Bissonnette, and tasting some of the food that made him one of Boston’s (and New York’s) favorite chefs!

The workshop will begin discussing the background and basics of cooking this iconic Spanish dish, followed by a cooking demonstration in which Bissonnette will walk attendees through making paella at home (from start to finish!). Learn why paella is a must-have dish in your culinary repertoire, as it utilizes whole, fresh ingredients and creates minimal food waste — something at the very heart of Spanish cuisine! Purchase tickets here.