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Food, glorious (healthy) food celebrated at 10th anniversary of Recipe for Success

Food, glorious (healthy) food celebrated at Recipe for Success lunch

Recipe for Success dinner Arvia Few and Kristen Berger
Recipe for Success students with co-chairs, Arvia Few and Kristen Berger. Photo by Kim Coffman
Recipe for Success dinner Chef Neal Cox, Mia Hirschfeld, Gracie Cavnar, Esmeralda Warshaw, Lance Gilliam, Horencia Flores, Chef Robert Del Grande, Peter Tsan
Chef Neal Cox, Mia Hirschfeld, Gracie Cavnar, Esmeralda Warshaw, Lance Gilliam, Horencia Flores, Chef Robert Del Grande, Peter Tsan. Photo by Kim Coffman
Recipe for Success Dinner Carrie Bridgewater, Pattie Porter, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Kim Tutcher
Carrie Bridgewater, Pattie Porter, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Kim Tutcher. Photo by Bea Jimenez
Recipe for Success dinner Cynthia Pappas, Amy Anton, Catherine Masterson
Cynthia Pappas, Amy Anton, Catherine Masterson. Photo by Kim Coffman
Recipe for Success dinner Elizabeth Abraham, Rachel McNeill, Ting Bresnahan, Shanon Morton
Elizabeth Abraham, Rachel McNeill, Ting Bresnahan, Shanon Morton. Photo by Kim Coffman
Recipe for Success dinner Ileana Trevino, Susan Sarofim
Ileana Trevino, Susan Sarofim. Photo by Kim Coffman
Recipe for Success dinner Kara Vidal, John Sullivan, John Berger
Kara Vidal, John Sullivan, John Berger. Photo by Bea Jimenez
Recipe for Success dinner Kelley Lubanko, Jennifer Roosth
Kelley Lubanko, Jennifer Roosth. Photo by Kim Coffman
Recipe for Success dinner Kelsey Wanja, Mia Hirschfield, Betsy Hirschfield
Kelsey Wanja, Mia Hirschfield, Betsy Hirschfield. Photo by Kim Coffman
Recipe for Success dinner Melissa Deayala, Mary Schneidau, Margaret Hill
Melissa Deayala, Mary Schneidau, Margaret Hill Photo by Bea Jimenez
Recipe for Success dinner Arvia Few and Kristen Berger
Recipe for Success dinner Chef Neal Cox, Mia Hirschfeld, Gracie Cavnar, Esmeralda Warshaw, Lance Gilliam, Horencia Flores, Chef Robert Del Grande, Peter Tsan
Recipe for Success Dinner Carrie Bridgewater, Pattie Porter, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Kim Tutcher
Recipe for Success dinner Cynthia Pappas, Amy Anton, Catherine Masterson
Recipe for Success dinner Elizabeth Abraham, Rachel McNeill, Ting Bresnahan, Shanon Morton
Recipe for Success dinner Ileana Trevino, Susan Sarofim
Recipe for Success dinner Kara Vidal, John Sullivan, John Berger
Recipe for Success dinner Kelley Lubanko, Jennifer Roosth
Recipe for Success dinner Kelsey Wanja, Mia Hirschfield, Betsy Hirschfield
Recipe for Success dinner Melissa Deayala, Mary Schneidau, Margaret Hill

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.