New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2013
New York had the second highest lymphoma diagnosis rate in the country last year, so the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) – the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach initiatives and patient services – will host its first-ever Friends of LRF Cocktail Benefit in New York City to raise funds for blood cancer research. The cocktail soiree will take place on Wednesday, March 6 from 7 to 10 pm at Midtown Loft on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
In collaboration with renowned caterers Pinch Food Design, attendees will enjoy a taste adventure that includes a chef’s table, interactive food displays, dessert pop-ups, and cocktails created by Pinch’s in-house mixologists. There will also be raffle prizes and a silent auction that includes certificates to New York’s top restaurants, rare spirits and other edible delights.
“Pinch Food Design is an innovative catering company and the Lymphoma Research Foundation is thrilled to partner with them for its first-ever Friends of LRF Cocktail Benefit,” said Diane Blum, LRF Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to raising funds to support the Foundation’s mission of eradicating lymphoma and serving those touched by the disease while enjoying an evening of tasty food creations.”
Tickets for the event are $200. Admission includes three hours of unlimited top shelf open bar and food. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age and cocktail attire is required. For more information about the Friends of LRF Cocktail Benefit or to purchase tickets for the benefit, visit lymphoma.org/nycbenefit.
About the Lymphoma Research Foundation
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to funding innovative research and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach initiatives and patient services. To date, LRF has awarded more than $51 million in lymphoma-specific research.
For additional information on LRF’s research, education and services, please visit lymphoma.org.
About Pinch Food Design
Launched in June, 2011, Pinch Food Design is a groundbreaking, innovative brand of catering spearheaded by acclaimed Chef Bob Spiegel and his co-founder, TJ Girard. Their vision is produced by a state-of-the-art kitchen and design workshop devoted solely to the creation of one-of-a-kind “food furniture.” Pinch Food Design is committed to creating an extensive collection of avant-garde dishes with a dramatic presentation that will surprise clients and guests throughout their Pinch experience. For more information visit http://www.pinchfooddesign.com.