Food & Friends Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction


Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction is Food & Friends’ signature fundraiser. More than $900,000 will be raised through the generosity of sponsors, table hosts, auction bidders, ticket purchasers, friends and guests.

On Tuesday, May 13th, more than 1,500 guests will enjoy tastings from 60 of the region’s brightest culinary stars while raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to support children and adults facing HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses. More than 3,000 individuals who will receive more than 1.2 million specialized meals from Food & Friends this year. In addition to a menu filled with one-of-a-kind delights, you’ll enjoy bidding on live and silent auctions featuring travel opportunities and other great adventures.

VIP Reception for Sponsors & Special Guests, 5:30pm
Main Doors Open, 6:30pm

Tickets: $250 per person

For tickets, click here.

All tickets can be picked up at Will Call on May 13th.  Will Call will open at 5:00pm in the T Street Lobby of the Hotel. You can deduct the cost of your ticket minus $50 per ticket. (If you are purchasing a $250 ticket, $200 is tax deductible.) After the event you will receive a tax letter for all purchases, donations and sponsorships made either at or prior to the event. Enter through the “T Street” Entrance

Parking is limited at, and near, the event.  We strongly suggest using alternate forms of transportation. The Washington Hilton is just a few blocks north of the Dupont Circle North Metro exit. Limited parking is available, for a fee, at the Universal South Parking Garage.  The garage entrance is located on Florida between Connecticut Avenue & T Street, NW.

Professional or business attire is recommended.
Additional Questions?  Call (202) 269-6826 or

tell me about it:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s