Photos: Chefs’ Table to Benefit Lovin’ Spoonfuls

Check out scenes from the April 3, 2019, event at the Innovation & Design Building.

On April 3, guests attended Chefs’ Table first annual event to benefit Lovin’ Spoonfuls at Drydock Hall at the Innovation & Design Building. The evening featured delicious 3-course meals by celebrity chefs Karen Akunowicz, Jamie Bissonnette, Joanne Change, Tracy Chang and Brian Young. Over $130,000 was raised to help fund an expansion to new communities and to add educational programming. 

Lovin’ Spoonfuls is a non-profit food rescue dedicated rescuing and distributing healthy, fresh food that would otherwise be discarded. Visit

Photography by Russ Mezikofsky

Chef Brian Young, Chef Tracy Chang, Chef Marcus Ware, Chef Karen Akunowicz, Chef Jamie Bissonnette and Chef Joanne Chang

Chef Karen Akunowicz’s menu

Kathy McMahon of National Development and Robert Brown

Chef Brian Young’s Lobster Wedge featuring butter poached lobster, pork belly riblet and iceberg lettuce with buttermilk and lobster roe vinaigrette

Christopher Myers during his keynote address

Centerpieces featuring produce donated by Whole Foods Market, which was rescued by Lovin’ Spoonfuls and donated the following day