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March 02, 2020

Event showcasing Philly's top female chefs has been postponed

The fundraiser for the James Beard Foundation Women's Initiatives hopes to take place sometime in late spring 2020

Food & Drink Women's History Month
Tasting event showcasing Philly's top female chefs Thom Carroll/for PhillyVoice

Marcie Turney, pictured here in Bud & Marilyn's, is part of the all-star lineup of female chefs, cheesemakers, producers, bartenders and culinary leaders participating in a special event on March 23. The fundraising and tasting event will raise money for the James Beard Foundation Women's Initiatives.

UPDATE March 14: The planned fundraiser for the James Beard Foundation Women’s Initiatives on March 23 at Triple Bottom Brewing is postponed until late spring 2020. The decision was made due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19.

Original story: High Street Hospitality Group's Ellen Yin and Lost Bread Co.'s Ana Caballero are hosting a tasting event on Monday, March 23, spotlighting female chefs in honor of Women's History Month, with proceeds going to the James Beard Foundation Women's Initiatives.

The event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Triple Bottom Brewing Co., a woman-owned microbrewery on Spring Garden Street. 

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Tickets are $100 and all funds raised will support the advancement of women in the hospitality industry.

The night will include bites from Philly's most influential female chefs, pastry chefs and bakers, including Tova du Plessis (Essen Bakery), Aimee Olexy (Talula’s Garden, The Love), Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran (Safran Turney Hospitality), and Christina Martinez (South Philly Barbacoa). 

There will be an epic cheese spread, too, curated by Tenaya Darlington, also known as Madame Fromage. And there will be beer, wine, cocktails, specialty teas and coffees from women-owned businesses.

The full list of participants can be viewed online.

Philadelphia Women in Food

Monday, March 23
6-9 p.m. | $100 per person
Triple Bottom Brewing Co.
915 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

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