6th Annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink – Food for Thought

food-for-thought-2016-square-collageDon’t miss our Action Speaks Louder Than Pink – Food for Thought dinner this October. Renowned SF Bay Area chefs are preparing a delicious four-course dinner for you and the evening’s program features our award-winning Think Before You Pink campaign, which challenges the hypocrisy of pinkwashing in pink ribbon marketing and fundraising. The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva), the fabulous Peabody Award winning producers of NPR‘s Hidden Kitchen series, will emcee the event.

6th Annual Action Speaks Louder Than PinkFood for Thought

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
6:00 – 9:00PM
Green Room at the War Memorial & Performing Arts Center
401 Van Ness Ave, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA


kitchen-sisters-croppedThanks to the generosity of the participating chefs and restaurants, who are donating all their time, talent, and food, your ticket purchase goes directly to support our work. Vegetarian and vegan options are available upon request.

Thank you so much to the talented San Francisco Bay Area chefs who are cooking up a scrumptious meal for you:

  • Chefs Tony Ferrari and Jonathan Sutton of Hillside Supper Club
  • Chef Charlie Ayers of Calafia Cafe
  • Chef Bronson Macomber of Prosper
  • Pastry Chef Bernard Hong of Cafe Madeleine
  • Chef Sascha Weiss, former Executive Chef at The Plant Cafe Organic, is serving as lead chef and helping shape the four-course menu

About the Participating Restaurants

CalafiaCalafia Café, located in Palo Alto, serves health-conscious, sustainability sourced good food served in a hurry. Charlie Ayers is the owner and most widely known as the first executive chef for Google Inc. and past chef of The Grateful Dead. Calafia continues to bring the Silicon Valley community and its visitors together around fresh, farm-to-table cuisine in an always festive atmosphere.

Hillside Supper Club was founded by two chefs, Tony Ferrari and Jonathan Sutton, who enjoy the camaraderie of eating and drinking together. The Bernal Heights restaurant promotes introducing new friends, experiencing different foods, and experimenting with fun iHSC_logongredients, all while building a community around the principals of simplicity and sustainability. They are inspired by old world traditions and the importance of seasons.

Ccafe-madelineafe Madeleine is a full service San Francisco cafe serving breakfast, lunch, desserts, cakes, pastries and coffee drinks. From gourmet panini sandwiches to salads to delectable desserts, Cafe Madeleine strives to offer the finest and freshest ingredients to create unique flavors in all of their products. There’s something for everyone at Cafe Madeleine.

prosperProsper, a two month old eatery on the outskirts of Union Square is serving up some whimsical bites with a pan-Asian flair. Founded on the principals of fine cuisine, as well as gathering local and seasonal ingredients, Chef Bronson who also is the chef and mastermind of a catering company called Macadamia Events, creates delicious food with the spirit of his Hawaiian upbringing.

In addition to a fabulous four-course dinner and thought-provoking program, you’ll get to bid on excellent silent auction items. Click here for a partial list of our in-kind donors.

Special thank you to our event sponsors!

Epic Epicure: $5,000 and up
Karen Klein and Ben Golvin

Gourmet Guru: $2,500
Peggy Huston

Culinary Connoisseur: $1,250
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Foodie Friend: $500
Katie and Ben Horne
Elizabeth Merck
Tamara Turner

Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll


Show your support towards the event by becoming an event sponsor.  Check out the various levels and benefits.