New York, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014
Todd English, world-renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur and television personality, joins Macy’s Passport Glamorama Fashion Rocks® event in Los Angeles on September 9th, 2014, as celebrity guest chef. As a member of Macy’s Culinary Council, Chef English comes together with Macy’s in raising over $44 million to help fight childhood illness, cancer and HIV/AIDS.
Chef Todd English has inspired an exclusive menu for the evening’s events, which include performances by highly acclaimed DJ Paul Oakenfold and top-selling artist Jason Derulo. The event will benefit the AIDS Project Los Angeles, one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States, providing bilingual direct care and treatment services to people living with HIV/AIDS in L.A. and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation.
Known for his long history of philanthropic commitment, Chef English’s appearance at Macy’s Los Angeles event is the first of several taking place this fall and holiday season. In addition to his work benefitting HIV/AIDS, Chef English continues to be involved with local and national charities including Citymeals-on-wheels, Share Our Strength, Men with Heart, Men Against Breast Cancer, the Boys and Girls Clubs, Volunteers of America, Autism Speaks, and City Harvest. Whether through his philanthropic reach or through sharing his passion for food with the world, Chef Todd English dedicates his life and life’s work to working with communities and giving back to others.
About Chef Todd English
Todd English is a renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur, and Emmy-nominated television personality based in Boston, MA. and New York, NY. Graduating from the CIA, Chef English caught the culinary world’s eye when the James Beard Foundation named him their National Rising Star Chef. He is a four-time James Beard Award winner and inductee into the James Beard Foundation's "Who's Who in Food and Beverage in America." In 2001, Chef English was awarded Bon Appetit’s Restaurateur of the Year. Chef English has authored four critically acclaimed cookbooks, with his most recent, Cooking In Everyday English released in 2011.
Chef English has also created the record-breaking housewares line, The Todd English Collection, and hosts the Emmy-nominated PBS travel series Food Trip with Todd English. Todd English Enterprises includes innovative and award winning restaurants spanning the country and abroad, including three locations of his signature, rustic Mediterranean restaurant Olives with locations in Las Vegas, Mexico City, Mexico and most recently, in Paradise Island, Bahamas.