Tickets are still available for the I Heart WITS Gala, to be held Tuesday, May 5 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Riverpark, a Tom Colicchio restaurant. The event will be held to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the nonprofit Wellness in the Schools, and will be hosted by model & TV host Chrissy Teigen, chef and TV personality Josh Capon, WITS founder Nancy Easton, and WITS executive chef Bill Telepan.
Some of the city’s best chefs will be on hand at the gala, including Jonathan Waxman of Barbuto, Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter and The Darby, Marc Forgione of Restaurant Marc Forgione and American Cut, and Jehangir Mehta of Graffiti and Me and You. Other showcased restaurants will include Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Blue Water Grill, DB Bistro Moderne, Hearth, and Tertulia.
Influencers in the health and wellness space will be honored, including Sam Kass, Former White House Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition; Lauren Bush Lauren, CEO of FEED Projects; Jenna Wolfe, TODAY Show/NBC News Correspondent; Eric Goldstein, CEO, Office of Schools Support Services, NYC; and Michael Reese, partner at Reese LLP, a consumer advocacy and food law firm.
General admission tickets to the gala are on sale for $300 per person, with sets of four tickets on sale for $1,000. Tickets can be purchased here.