World Food Day 2003
ACTION AGAINST HUNGER Benefit
World Food Day, now in its 23rd year,
is observed worldwide. Chosen to mark the founding of the UN Food
and Agriculture Organization on October 16,1945, World Food Day
allows all sectors of society to increase awareness, understanding,
and year-round action on the critical issue of hunger. This year
the UN designated 2003 as the International Year of Fresh Water
to bring attention to the plight of 1.1 billion people (1/6 of the
world’s population) who lack access to clean drinking water.
Action Against Hunger is a world leader
in the fight against hunger. Our programs approach hunger on four
fronts — nutrition, water and sanitation, food security, and
health. With programs in over 40 countries, specializing
in emergency situations of war, conflict, and natural disaster,
our ultimate goal is to help vulnerable populations regain their
self-sufficiency for long term sustainability.
Action Against Hunger’s Scientific Committee
pioneered the therapeutic milk formula now used by all major humanitarian
organizations. The therapeutic feeding centers are at the heart
of our nutritional program. In less than 30 days, children and
adults dying from acute malnutrition are cured — we save over
4 million people every year. We rely heavily on research, technology,
and education to achieve our mission.
With 815 million people hungry and 1.1
billion people without safe drinking water, we ask for your help
on World Food Day.
91% OF ALL PROCEEDS GO DIRECTLY TO FIELD
Action Against Hunger will honor Nina and
Tim Zagat and Professor Michael Golden at their 4th Annual World
Food Day Gala on October 16th at the Yale Club in New York City.
- Hors d’oeuvres (Chef Andrew Gold
of ICE | NYC)
- Roulade of Gravlax and Dill in a Cucumber Thimble
- Baby New Potatoes with Crème Frâiche and Caviar
- Grilled Ratatouille with Oven-Dried Tomatoes on Japanese Eggplant
- Duck Confit in a Phyllo Twist with Lavender Honey and Lemon
- King Crab in Lobster Sauce with Armagnac and Black Truffle
- Peppered Lamb Tenderloin with a Cashew and Mint Pesto
- Champagne Ruinart
- Appetizers (Ariane Daguin of D’Artagnan | NYC)
- Foie Gras
- Entrée (Chef Bertrand Vernjoule of Café Joul
- Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Truffle Celeriac Purée
over pencil asparagus and topped with vanilla champagne sauce
- Dessert (Chef Francoise Payard of Payard Bistro and Patisserie
- Chocolate desserts and chocolates during coffee.
RESTAURANTS AGAINST HUNGER:
Restaurants have long been involved in generous
fund raising efforts in support of Action Against Hunger’s
life-saving international programs – and New York restaurants
alone have enabled AAH to help thousands of people regain health
Combining great cuisine with the fight against
hunger just makes sense!
Restaurants Against Hunger 2003
This year’s “Restaurants Against Hunger” is growing
under the thoughtful leadership of the folks at Miracle Bar and
Grill / Miracle Grill in New York City.
Late in 2002, Miracle Bar and Grill / Miracle
Grill in New York City invited customers to dine in their establishments
during the three days leading up to Thanksgiving and dedicated 50%
of every bill to Action Against Hunger’s international programs.
Miracle Bar and Grill / Miracle Grill sent a check
for $10,000 to AAH—to battle the hunger and poverty threatening
the lives of 815 million each year.
This year, the number of participating restaurants
has grown, and we invite you to help the fight against hunger by
dining at the following establishments on Tuesday, November 25th,
A SALT AND BATTERY
MIRACLE BAR AND GRILL
TWO BOOTS FAMILY OF RESTAURANTS
More to be announced…
For more information or to participate
as a restaurant,
Tom McCauley, Miracle Bar & Grill