Friday, January 11, 2008

Menu for Hope Winners Announced

You've probably heard by now about how the fabulous food blogger fundraiser, A Menu for Hope, raised the amazing sum of $91,188 to benefit the UN World Food Program. Thanks to all the generous people who donated prizes or bought raffle tickets! Also, much thanks to Chez Pim, organizer of the event, and other regional hosts: Serious Eats, Vinography, Rasa Malaysia, The Domestic Goddess, Food Beam, Grab Your Fork, Cooksister, and The Passionate Cook. The central U.S. region, was hosted by Kalyn's Kitchen, so keep reading below to see the list of winners from our region, then if your name is listed, contact the blogger who sponsored the prize to let them know you were the winner. To see if you won a prize from one of the other regions, check out the complete list of prizes at Chez Pim.

One of four original landscape photographs from use real butter
Reema T Bhakta

Morgan Ranch Wagyu Sirloin Sizzler Pack from Gastronomic Fight Club
Rochelle McCune

Morgan Ranch Wagyu Carving Roast from Gastronomic Fight Club
Christopher W. Towe

1 1/2 quart white Cuisinart automatic ice cream maker and David Lebovitz's book, The Perfect Scoop, from Bon Appegeek
Mary Severance

$100 gift certificate for Penzeys from Columbus Foodie
Rachel L Lorenz-Morales

Four Indian cookbooks with spice tin, spices, Indian teas, and assorted dals from Tigers and Strawberries
Danielle Sucher

All-Clad MasterChef2 (MC2) 6 QT Saute Pot with Lid and Loop from Cincinnati Locavore
Anne Delekta

Facsimile Copy of only known of cookbook by the first African American published in the 19th century from Ahaar
Durga Ray

Guide to good Parmesan by Ari Weinzweig from Ahaar
Durga Ray

Dorie Greenspan's Baking from My Home to Yours, and a box of freshly ground baking spices from Rolling in Dough
Alexis L Schimberg

Phone Call From A Foodie Farmgirl from Farmgirl Fare
Jane P Gardner

Grains, Greens, and Grated Coconuts, Recipes and Remembrances of a Vegetarian Legacy by Ammini Ramachandran from Indian Food Rocks
CL Boileau

Handmade bead necklace and matching earrings from Indian Food Rocks
Gayathri Venkitachalam

8 oz. hand-crafted pancetta from Seriously Good
Valerie J. Taylor

UC15 One pound of Costa Rica Tres Rios coffee and collection of Vosges chocolate truffles from Gaper's Block Drive-Thru
Amy E. Schuler

Photostudio-in-a-Box and Fine Cooking Annual from Kalyn's Kitchen
Elke Sisco

Six months subscription to Chef-on-Call service from
Sarah Cassin

A Taste of Ann Arbor from Gastronomical Three
Amy Ginn

Collection of 12 vintage cookbooks from Cooking Vintage
Savina Tessitore

UC20 Autographed copy of the new full-color cookbook, My Sweet Vegan by Hannah Kaminsky from Bittersweet Blog
Heather E Thicke

Homemade cheesecake made for you by Jennifer from Bake or Break
Elizabeth Deane

Stainless steel breadmaker from Dine and Dish
Christina Chaivorapol

Jeni's Ice Cream from Restaurant Widow
Kalen Delaney

Autographed copy of Anthony Bourdain Book from Moveable Feast
William W Mon

Polyscience thermal circulator from Moveable Feast
Kathleen Bashford

Moto - chef for a day from Moveable Feast
David Mortman

A bottle of real Absinthe from Moveable Feast
Jeffrey Stai

Hot Doug's celebrity sausage from Moveable Feast
Katie Myers

Espresso maker and 4 lbs coffee, grinder, and t-shirt from The Blissful Glutton
Catherine Curtis

Package from Alinea, including two early proofs, limited edition book, and early access to the Alinea Mosaic site in May '08, via Chez Pim
Nick Szluk

Autographed copy of Anthony Bourdain Book from Moveable Feast
Anne M Karle Zenith

Autographed copy of Anthony Bourdain Book from Moveable Feast
Christina Chaivorapol

Autographed copy of Anthony Bourdain Book from Moveable Feast
Robert Mullen

Autographed copy of Anthony Bourdain Book from Moveable Feast
Alexander N Aird
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  1. Thank you so much for all your efforts in this fund raiser, Kalyn! You are so incredibly organized!

  2. Thanks Manisha! The organization is the teacher side of my personality!


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