Chef Anne Quatrano Joins Several Local Chefs for the Second Annual Gala Benefitting Share our Strength with the Goal to End Childhood Hunger in the United States

CHARLESTON, SC –--July 31, 2014—-Tickets for the 2014 No Kid Hungry Charleston Gala scheduled for Sunday, October 12 from 6:00-10:00PM at L’Atelier de Le Creuset are officially on sale.  The annual benefit for Share our Strength is hosted locally by Steve Palmer, managing partner of The Indigo Road and Chef Jeremiah Bacon, chef of The Macintosh and Oak Steakhouse. Together they join national chef Anne Quatrano and over 20 local chefs to host the special multi-course gala that raises funds to help end childhood hunger in the United States.

 Tickets are $200 for an individual ticket or $250 for a VIP individual ticket. There are also sponsorships available that range from $2500 to $10,000 which include tickets to the event. For the gala, chefs are divided into “neighborhoods” and cook a multi-course dinner for the section they are assigned. There are wine pairings with each course, live entertainment and a live auction to raise additional funds. Participating chefs to date include:

  • Andy Henderson, Edmund’s Oast
  • Brannon Florie, The Granary
  • Chris Stewart, The Glass Onion
  • Craig Deihl, Cypress
  • Daniel Heinze, McCrady’s
  • Frank Lee, Slightly North of Broad
  • Frank McMahon, Brasserie Gigi and Hank’s
  • Graham Dailey, Peninsula Grill
  • Jacques Larson, Obstinate Daughter and Wild Olive
  • Jason Stanhope, FIG
  • Jeremiah Bacon, The Macintosh and Oak Steakhouse
  • Jill Mathias, Chez Nous
  • John Ondo, Lana
  • Josh Keeler, Two Boroughs Larder
  • Kevin Johnson, The Grocery
  • Marc Collins, Circa 1886
  • Matthew Niessner, Halls Chophouse
  • Michael Perez, Indaco
  • Michael Scognamiglio, BACCO
  • Michelle Weaver, Charleston Grill
  • Nico Romo, Fish
  • Robert Carter, Rutledge Cab Company
  • Robert Stehling, Hominy Grill
  • Thad Stuckey, O-Ku

“This is an important event for Charleston and we are thrilled to be hosting it once again in,” stated Steve Palmer. “Once again, Charleston’s finest chefs are giving up a night to give back in a significant way to help end childhood hunger. Having Chef Anne Quatrano a part is the icing on the cake, and we look forward to another amazing evening.”

Funds raised benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, a national effort to end childhood hunger in America. Locally, the Lowcountry Food Bank partners with the No Kid Hungry campaign to ensure all children in Charleston and South Carolina receive the food they need to lead healthy, active lives.  To learn more and to purchase tickets, visit

 About No Kid Hungry

No child should grow up hungry in America, but one in five children struggles with hunger. No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. No Kid Hungry connects kids in need to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals and teaches low-income families to cook healthy, affordable meals. This work is accomplished through the No Kid Hungry network, made up of private citizens, public officials, nonprofits, business leaders and others providing innovative hunger solutions in their communities. Join us at