James Beard Dinner at Union Market
Composing an event with a rich cast of partners to relaunch the historic Union Market.
Roadside Food Projects spearheaded the FoodCorps and James Beard Fundraiser at Union Market on June 3rd, 2012 with prolific real estate developer EDENS. The event raised over $100,000. The FoodCorps/James Beard Fundraiser positioned Union Market- the oldest farmers market in the city- at the forefront of the food renaissance in DC, amplifying its rich legacy as a culinary hub. EDENS consulted Roadside Food Projects to manage event logistics, secure culinary talent, manage publicity, and outreach to sponsors.
Meet Our Contributors
Andre Szabo sometimes shoots photographs. Most of the time he makes videos and reads good books. He's in Boston now but will soon be hopping around.
Dave Adams is the resident cinematographer at Run Riot Films. He caught the travel bug after getting a job at National Geographic Television at the end of 2005. Since then he's worked in over 25 countries and formed an obsession with such delicacies as Pratha, Amok and Torchy's Tacos.
Gabrielle Lurie is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in Photography and Imaging. She is a freelance photographer, currently working in NYC. She recently exhibited her work entitled "The Rhythm of Chaos" at the Gulf and Western Galleries. Gabrielle is a dedicated vegetarian and avid proponent of organic lifestyles.
Tracy is a Seattle transplant by way of Manila, Miami, and DC with a few stops in between. You can find Tracy on city streets camera in hand collecting urban scenes that would otherwise go unnoticed.
Eli Chamberlin is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and an avid photographer. He grew up in the country-side of Vermont, where he learned to be passionate about buying local and supporting small business from his parents who are both restauranteurs. Eli currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia but is planning a Magellan-esque global journey. Coming soon to a city near you.