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Season For Sharing 2020: Virtual Dinner

Saturday, December 12, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


The 18th annual Season for Sharing event went virtual! On Saturday, December 12, the Food Bank honored donors, individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the fight against hunger in Los Angeles County. Chefs Suzanne Goin, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Sherry Yard, Elizabeth Falkner and Nancy Silverton provided a delicious multi-course gourmet meal during this evening of celebration.


The 2020 Season for Sharing Virtual Dinner was sold out in 2020. To learn about next year’s event, make sure to sign up for our emails!


Congratulations to This Year’s Award Winners

The Fighting Hunger Giving Hope Award

Presented to volunteers who have contributed hundreds of hours to the Food Bank in 2020. Thank you Richard Castillo, Mary Connors, Julian Hallmark, Guadalupe Hernandez, Diane Louie, Zachary Nelson, Ruel Poticar, Mohan Rijiumal and Lisa Tate.

The Dennis Winston Memorial Leadership Award

Presented to Michael Flood for his 20 years of leadership at the Food Bank and countless achievements during his tenure.

The Community Partner Award

Presented to our host Billy Harris and event producer Paul Vitagliano for their continued event-based support of the Food Bank.

The Tony Collier Award

Presented to the Food Bank staff who pivoted their work to meet the increased need for food in our community and have increased distribution by 145% in 2020.

Collage of Chefs Suzanne Goin, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Sherry Yard, Elizabeth Falkner, Nancy Silverton


Every year, at our Season for Sharing Event, we applaud our community partners for taking action in the effort to alleviate hunger throughout Los Angeles County. We are sincerely grateful for their leadership, dedication and generosity. By contributing their time and resources, our partners shine a spotlight on the fact that everyone can do something to fight hunger. Thank you to everyone who joined our virtual dinner party, hosted by Iron Chef America Judge Billy Harris.

Menu from:

Suzanne Goin

Mary Sue Milliken

Susan Feniger

Sherry Yard

Elizabeth Falkner

Nancy Silverton


William Grant & Sons

Santa Margherita Wine

S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna



Cucumber & Basil Smash – Hendrick’s, fresh cucumber, lemon & basil
Last Call – Glenfiddich 12, Port, blood orange & cherry bitters

2019 Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio (375ml)
2016 Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva (375ml)


SNACKS by Nancy Silverton
Prosciutto-wrapped grissini, truffle butter, Marinated olives & cacio di Roma​

SALAD by Elizabeth Falkner
Raw Brussels and collards, dates, walnuts, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Meyer lemon vinaigrette, pomegranate

FIRST COURSE by Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger
Shrimp Campechana-housemade cocktail sauce, avocado, cucumber, tomato
Peruvian Ceviche-aji amarillo, ginger, lime, cucumber, avocado, crispy plantains

MAIN COURSE by Suzanne Goin
Braised beef short rib with scallion soubise, green harissa, French feta
** Turmeric-roasted root vegetables with kabocha puree and green harissa

DESSERT by Sherry Yard
Apfelstrudel loaf with a duo of schlogs:
– Tahitian Vanilla whip
– Caramel creme fraiche

Paul Vitagliano and Billy Harris

Presented By

Sponsorship Opportunities

To explore sponsorship opportunities similar to this one, please contact Roger Castle, Chief Development Officer at rcastle@lafoodbank.org or (323) 234-3030 ext. 147.

Drinks being made

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