What: Recipe for Success Blue Plate Special Café Harvest Market & Awards Luncheon.
Where: River Oaks Country Club.
The scoop: Authors of How to Feed a Family: The Sweet Potato Chronicles, Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh shared their golden rules of cooking with the gathering of 400 guests dedicated to helping Recipe for Success in its mission to combat childhood obesity. Leading the charge that raised $200,000 for the non-profit were chairs Arvia and Jason Few and Kristen and John Berger.
KPRC Channel 2's Rachel McNeill emceed the event that honored Robert Del Grande as Chef of the Year and Lance Gilliam with the Mayor's Award: Champion of Food Justice. Receiving special recognition on this 10th anniversary of Recipe for Success were founding board members Amy Anton, Honi and Glen Boudreaux, Phyllis Childress and Kim Tutcher and early advisor Peg Lee.
Who: Recipe for Success founder Gracie Cavnar, Bob Cavnar, Bill White, Kristy Bradshaw, Jessica Rossman, Mimi Del Grande, Susie Criner, Todd Waite, Laurann Claridge, Jennifer Gilliam, Tina Pyne, Laura Jaramillo and Roxanne Neumann.