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July 12, 2014

Cuisine for Healing benefit


FORT WORTH – Cuisine for Healing, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making nutritious, delicious food readily available to cancer patients and others combating disease, today announced details about the fourth annual Dinner Party for Life benefit event, to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, at the historic YWCA building, located at 512 W. 4th Street in Fort Worth.

 The 4th Annual Dinner Party for Life will be a seated, six-course dinner prepared and served by local celebrity chefs. Each chef will create a nutritious and delicious course that follows Cuisine for Healing certification guidelines, and each course will be paired with a specially selected wine.

 Participating chefs for the 4th Annual Dinner Party for Life will be: Jon Bonnell, owner and executive chef at Waters Bonnell’s Coastal Cuisine & Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine; Karon Constance, chef at Cuisine for Healing; Jason Harper, owner and chef at Trio Café; Jerrett Joslin, owner and executive chef at Wild Mushroom Steak House and Lounge; Kevin Martinez, chef at Toyko Café, and Charles Youts, executive chef at The Classic Café.

 This year’s Dinner Party for Life sponsors include: USMD Hospital at Arlington (Presenting Sponsor) and Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (Media Sponsor). Jerrett Joslin will serve as the head event chef.

 Fort Worth’s former First Lady, Rosie Moncrief, will serve as the honorary chairperson, and Bud Kennedy and his wife, Shelly Seymour, will emcee the event.

 Musical entertainment this year will include a piano player, and guests will also have the opportunity to visit with the chefs and learn more about Cuisine for Healing’s mission and its Outreach Food Program.

 “We are delighted to partner again with some of the best culinary artists in North Texas,” said Sue Austin, president of Cuisine for Healing. “The event will benefit our Outreach Food Program, which provides nutritious, delicious food for people combating disease. We appreciate the generous time, support and talent from the event’s chefs, who will make this event such a culinary delight!”

 Tickets for Dinner Party for Life are $125 each or $875 for a table. Seats will be limited in number. To purchase tickets visit,

 Sponsorship packages are available at or by contacting Sue Austin at 817.921.2377 or email

 For more details, please visit the Cuisine for Healing website at

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