About the Event

The fourth annual Chefs for Equality event will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at The Ritz-Carlton, West End in Washington, D.C.

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Date: October 20, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

5:30 PM: VIP Reception & VIP Tastings
6:45 PM: Ballroom Opens & Private Chef Tables Seatings
8:30 PM: Program & Live Auction

The Ritz-Carlton, West End
1150 22nd St, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Parking: Due to an ongoing labor dispute between UniteHERE and the Colonial Parking garage operated out of the hotel building, we ask that our guests stand with our friends in the labor community by parking at Monumental Parking nearby.  HRC has arranged for Monumental Parking at 2120 L Street NW to remain open until 11 PM for our guests.  Note: Parking payment is $16 and by cash only.

Host Committee: Maddy Beckwith, Adam Bernbach, David Hagedorn, Anthony Hesselius, Mark Indre, Aba Kwawu, Jackie Ludden, Amanda McClements, Nycci Nellis, Amber Pfau, Simone Rathle, Maria Trabocchi, Christopher Vazquez, Adra Williams, Sara Sadick Williams

Event design courtesy of Amaryllis Floral + Event Design by Christopher Vazquez and Rick Davis

*Throughout the month of October, four capital region restaurants have pledged to donate a portion of their proceeds to the HRC Foundation, the educational arm of HRC:

  • Taylor Gourmet will donate 10 percent of proceeds from the sale of its seasonal risotto ball starter

  • Shake Shack will donate $2 for every specialty Pumpkin Pie Oh My concrete sold

  • Cava Grill will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of its new seasonal soup, Greek minestrone

  • &pizza will donate a portion of the proceeds from each Kiss + Fire pizza sold, as part of their Buy One, Feed One program


Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 1640 Rhode Island Ave, NW Washington DC 20036, Chad Griffin, President