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Top chefs unite in charity dining event for Leuka

Top chefs unite in charity dining event for Leuka

Twenty top chefs are uniting on 7th March in the annual Leuka charity event Who’s Cooking Dinner?

The chefs will be cooking for 200 diners, taking a table of ten each and serving their own individual menus.

This is the 17th year of Who’s Cooking Dinner, which takes place at Four Seasons Hotel on Park Lane and raises money to fund vital research into the causes and treatment of Leukaemia and blood cancer. This year’s line-up includes Angela Hartnett, Giorgio Locatelli, Mark Hix, Dan Doherty, and Tong Chee.

The evening begins with a draw during the pre-dinner reception where guests find out which chef is cooking for which table. Following the meal, diners are invited to take part in an auction where they can bid for the chefs to cook in their own home. Exclusively for this year, Sir Peter Blake has also created a bespoke Who’s Cooking Dinner? piece of artwork for the auction.

Tickets for the event cost £7000 for a table of ten and last year, the event raised £433,000 for Leuka. Overall, since its launch in 1998, the event has raised £5,63m.

Angela Hartnett said:

“You get to do some great things as a chef, but this is something we all look forward to on the culinary calendar. Who’s Cooking Dinner? is not just about an incredible dining experience, it’s also a celebration of what we can achieve when we all team together.”

Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.

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