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Celebrating 20 Years of Transforming Lives through Culinary Education

An Elegant Four-Course Dinner

Join us for an elegant four-course dinner with exclusive wine pairings at beautiful Newport Vineyards in Middletown, RI. Guests will enjoy a spectacular evening with guest of honor Sara Moulton and gracious host Chef Jacques Pépin.


The evening will commence with a cocktail reception on the Vineyard Patio and Tank Room featuring Real McCoy Rum, Del Maguey Mezcal, and The Glenlivet, along with stations by California Caviar and Island Creek Oysters.  Dinner will be prepared by the finest locally and nationally known chefs, including Ming Tsai, Rick Moonen, Matthew MacCartney, and Champe Speidel.  A live auction with unique experiences will be conducted during dinner.

THE 20th Anniversary of the RI Community Food Bank Community Kitchen

The celebration will continue with a dessert reception by Baking and Pastry Arts Faculty from Johnson & Wales University and after dinner drinks by Broadbent Selections.  Guests will depart with a special parting gift.

This event marks the 20th Anniversary of the Rhode Island Community Food Bank Community Kitchen culinary arts training program.  It also celebrates the newest collaboration with the Jacques Pépin Foundation, whose focus is also aligned to transforming lives through culinary arts education.

Tickets are $600 per person with limited seats available.

If you are interested in attending this event, please contact

Kelly Seigh at or 401-230-1679.



"Newport Chic" Cocktail Attire


Available at Newport Vineyards


909 East Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842



Drive east on Memorial Blvd. past Easton’s Beach, then bear left (north) on Aquidneck Ave (Rte. 138A) to East Main Road (Rte 138). Bear right onto Rte.138. Newport Vineyards and Winery is 3/4 mile north on the right.


Drive east on Rte. 195 to Rte. 24 south. Cross the Sakonnet River Bridge. Take Exit 1 (Rte. 138) and follow it south for 10 minutes. Winery is on the left.

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