7 days, 25 restaurants, 1,000′s of customers, a celebrity chef poetry slam and benefit performance, and 1 terrific cause – to create a more vibrant and equitable food system where all people have access to locally sourced food regardless of income.
Get Fresh By:
Dining at one of the participating New York City Gets Fresh! restaurants throughout the week and sharing your experience on facebook or twitter using the hashtag #NYCgetsfresh.
Check out some of the Get Fresh! participating restaurants. Stay tuned for an updated list!
Egg - 135 N. 5th Street – BK | Parrish Hall – 109a N. 3rd Street – BK | Rucola – 190 Dean St. – BK | Scopello – 63 Lafayette Ave. – BK | Speedy Romeo – 376 Classon Ave – BK | Brooklyn Moon – 745 Fulton Street – BK | Mo’s – 80 Lafayette – BK | No.7 – 7 Greene Ave – BK | La Caye – 35 Lafayette Ave – BK | The Spot – 417 Prospect Pl – BK | Landmarc (2 locations) – 179 W. Broadway and 10 Columbus Circle, Flr 3 – NYC | Rouge Tomate - 10 East 60th Street – NYC | applewood – 501 11th Street – BK | Bell, Book and Candle – 141 West 10th Street – NYC | PRINT Restaurant & The Press Lounge – 653 11th Ave – NYC | Ted & Honey – 264 Clinton St – BK | Ditch Plains – 100 W. 82nd St – NYC | Madiba – 195 DeKalb Ave – BK | Bar Boulud – 1900 Broadway – NYC
Attending Chop It Up on August 26, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at BAM
Chop it Up, the closing night performance and celebration of Wholesome Wave’s Annual New York Gets Fresh! week will take place at the renowned Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on August 26 at 6pm. Chop It Up!, the ultimate food fight, will highlight the competitive art of performance poetry emphasizing writing and style. Celebrity chefs Michel Nischan, Evan Hanczor, and Joe “JJ” Johnson will slam it out with several well-known poets, including Stephen Colman, Mahogany Browne, Jennifer Johns, and Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai. Featured headliner of the event is singer/songwriter Goapele,
General Admission Tickets: $125
- Seating in the general area
- Hors d’oeuvres & Cocktails at the event
- Photo and video opportunities at the event