November 5, 2017
Flynn Cruiseport Boston, 1 Black Falcon Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
This celebrated annual fundraiser is a perfect way to support our work! The best chefs, the coolest restaurants, fabulous cocktails, and one of a kind auction experiences come together to benefit Boston’s beloved Lovin’ Spoonfuls. It sells out every year! Tickets are on sale now!
Each year the Thomas M. Menino Award for Leadership is presented. Lovin’ Spoonfuls Board Member Andy Youniss will be honored with this distinction during the VIP reception at the 2017 Ultimate Tailgate Party. Past winners include Christopher Myers + Joanne Chang, Andrew Zimmern, and Jamie Bissonnette.
Set against Boston Harbor, Red Sox & Patriots DJ TJ Connelly spins a backdrop of perfect party tunes, and the programming will be emcee’d by our friend and Culinary Panel member, celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern!
Attendees enjoy food from restaurants like Toro, Myers + Chang, Coppa, Puritan & Co., Bar Mezzana, and over 20 others. Sip on complimentary cocktails from brands like Knob Creek and Basil Hayden’s, seasonal craft beer from Peak Organic Brewery, as well as fine wine and bubbles from sponsor M.S. Walker. The Ultimate Tailgate Party also features a silent auction with exclusive food and travel experiences, plus a photo booth stocked with everyone’s favorite football memorabilia.
The party kicks off with an exclusive VIP hour from 6pm-7pm featuring a dazzling display of incredible cheeses, charcuterie & oysters, courtesy of Wasik’s Cheese Shop, New England Charcuterie, and Island Creek Oysters. A limited number of VIP tickets are available, and give you access to sparkling wine, a signature cocktail and all the cheese and charcuterie you desire!
About the Thomas M. Menino Award
Each year Lovin’ Spoonfuls presents the Thomas M. Menino Award for Leadership to one deserving individual. This year, Lovin’ Spoonfuls is thrilled to honor Board Member Andy Youniss with this distinction during the VIP reception at the 2017 Ultimate Tailgate Party. Past winners include Christopher Myers + Joanne Chang, Andrew Zimmern, and Jamie Bissonnette.
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Benedetto & Giulia
Coppa, Little Donkey, & Toro
Eventide Oyster Co.
Fat Hen & La Brasa
Hojoko & O Ya
Island Creek Oysters
Mei Mei Street Kitchen
Moody’s Delicatessen & New England Charcuterie
Myers + Chang
Paddle Inn, Parlor Sports & Trina’s Starlite Lounge
Puritan & Co.
Roxy’s Grilled Cheese
Select Oyster Bar
Sweet Cheeks & Tiger Mama
Wasik’s Cheese Shop
Thank You to Our Sponsors!