Annual Taste of the Giants Benefit
Charity Event sponsored by the NY Giants – as well as local Hoboken restaurants!
Hoboken Restaurants to participate
For the third year, the New York Giants face a daunting challenge off the field – tackling hunger in their local communities! The Giants will hold the Third Annual Taste of the Giants Benefit on Monday, October 19th at Giants Stadium in conjunction with ShopRite and Kraft. All proceeds from this event will benefit the ShopRite Partners In Caring fund, a year-round community-based program that fights hunger.
Headlined by Antonio Pierce, the event will feature past and present Giants players, a taste around set up of signature dishes from area restaurants and auctions to benefit ShopRite Partners In Caring. Since there is already a sizable ShopRite in town, figured you might be interested in this event, especially since some of Hoboken’s finest eateries (Carlo’s Bakery, Bin 14, and Anthony David’s) will there whipping up delicious dishes for guests.
NY Giants look to intercept hunger!
WHAT: It takes more than Xs and Os to defeat an opponent; it takes heart and commitment. For the third year, the New York Giants face a daunting challenge off the field – tackling hunger in their local communities! The team, in conjunction with ShopRite and Kraft, is hosting the Third Annual New York Giants Taste of the NFL Benefit.
Fans will have the exclusive opportunity to mingle with more than a dozen current and former Giants players while sampling dishes from the metropolitan area’s top restaurants. Other activities include a sneak peek of the Giants’ locker room, walking the stadium field and participation in live and silent auctions. All proceeds to benefit the ShopRite Partners In Caring Fund.
General admission tickets are $250 each, with a limited number of VIP tickets available for $400 each. To purchase tickets, please visit www.giants.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
WHO: Current and former Giants players, Distinguished chefs from exclusive Metropolitan Area restaurants like Bin 14, Anthony David’s, TAO, Blue Smoke, STK Steakhouse, Patsy’s and Sushi Samba
WHEN: Monday, October 19, 2009; Taste-Around: 7:00-9:30 pm; VIP Hour: 6:00-7:00 pm
WHERE: Stadium Club at Giants Stadium; 50 Route 120; East Rutherford, NJ 07073
WHY: Hunger is a growing concern in our local communities and in America today, there are more than 36 million people suffering from food insecurity. All proceeds from this event will benefit the ShopRite Partners In Caring fund, a year-round community-based program that fights hunger in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut and Maryland.