PHILADELPHIA / JUNE 12, 2019/ On Monday, May 13 at The Fillmore Philadelphia, celebrity chef Robert Irvine hosted the 3rd Annual Beats ‘n Eats Food + Music Event – an immersive, one-of-a-kind food and music experience designed to increase opportunities for veterans and members of the military – raising over $255,000 (up over 400% from last year) for the Robert Irvine Foundation.
“It’s an honor to watch Beats ‘n Eats grow year after year in support of the brave veterans and military who defend our freedom,’ said Chef Robert Irvine. “Thanks to all the chefs, entertainers and guests who attended to help us quadruple the funds raised for the Robert Irvine Foundation. I can guarantee that this will directly impact the lives of veterans and members of the military throughout the year. I can’t wait to see what next year brings!”
Presented by Comcast Business and Penn National Gaming, the unforgettable evening featured a family style, six-course meal prepared by local and celebrity chefs including Andrew Zimmern, Buddy Valastro, Cat Cora, Jose Garces, Kevin Sbraga, and Marcie Turney, as well as live music performances from Ryan Cabrera, The Potash Twins, Rahzel, and Zeek Burse between each course. An exclusive after party presented by Patron Spirits featured a dessert reception, draft lattes by La Colombe, a custom donut wall installation by Chef Matt Fein (Executive Chef, Federal Donuts), live music and spirits-infused sweets. Over 425 guests attended including Malcolm Jenkins, Todd Carmichael & Lauren Hart, Todd & Elizabeth Herremans, and Nelson Agholor.
Beats ‘n Eats is returning to Philadelphia on May 18, 2020 and is expanding to Los Angeles in 2020. To stay informed, visit http://www.beatsneats.co.