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WCK Feeding Hope Feast DC Ft. Chefs Dima Martseniuk And Matt Adler

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    Wed, October 11, 2023 (6:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

The Wharf Dockmaster Building
101 District Square Southwest
Washington, DC 20024
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Join us for an intimate dinner featuring the exceptional talents of World Central Kitchen Chef Corps members.

World Central Kitchen's signature event series, Feeding Hope, launches this fall as a celebration of community, hope, and culinary camaraderie. We invite you to join us as we come together to celebrate the power food has to unite and inspire.

Join us for an intimate dinner featuring the exceptional talents of WCK Chef Corps members. This dinner will showcase carefully crafted menus that highlight unique flavors and ingredients from places WCK has worked in, as well as the cultural inspiration of our chefs.

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Meet Our ChefsDima Martseniuk - Chef and Restaurateur, Ruta

Chef Dima Martseniuk, originally from Ukraine, has earned the nickname “Ambassador of Borscht.” As the former executive chef of New York’s famed Ukrainian restaurant Veselka, he’s worked to get his home country's signature beet soup a special designation “in need of urgent safeguarding” on UNESCO’s cultural heritage list.

Martseniuk has been featured on popular food programs such as “Beat Bobby Flay,” “Guy's Big Project,” “Good Morning America,” and the “Rachel Ray Show.” Martseniuk is also working with the Ukrainian ministry of foreign affairs as ambassador of Ukrainian cuisine in U.S. Now, he’s giving DC a taste with the opening of the city’s first full-service Ukrainian restaurant named Ruta, near Capitol Hill’s Eastern Market.

Matt Adler - Chef and Restaurateur, Caruso’s Grocery

Matthew Adler is the chef and owner of Caruso’s Grocery in Washington, DC as well as MRA Culinary, a consultancy that focuses on the hospitality industry. Adler started working with WCK in 2019 during Chefs for Feds and has assisted in a number of disaster responses since, including in Yokohama, Japan.

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