2012 Press Releases : Press Release


Give the Gift of Brunch this Holiday Season, Help Feed Those in Need

Boston, MA - Now you can do good and eat well by dining at some of the Boston area’s most celebrated restaurants during the 31st annual Super Hunger Brunch. With a growing list of more than fifteen restaurants, diners can choose sweet and savory dishes from menus designed especially for the Super Hunger Brunch. Prices are set at $25, $35 and $50 per person. This holiday season, give the gift of brunch to the foodies on your list while helping to end hunger in eastern Massachusetts. For more information and to purchase gift certificates visit gbfb.org/superhungerbrunch. To view menus and make reservations visit the websites of participating restaurants beginning January 2.

According to Catherine D’Amato, President and CEO of The Greater Boston Food Bank, chefs, restaurateurs and purveyors are among her organization’s most compassionate and consistent benefactors. “The food community has always supported our efforts to feed those in need in eastern Massachusetts. We are so grateful for their time, their talents and their generosity.”

In 2012, over 1,600 people took part in this important fundraising effort that raised more than $67,000.

Chefs Jody Adams of Rialto, Gordon Hamersley of Hamersley’s Bistro, Mary Dumont of Harvest Restaurant, Tony Maws of Craigie on Main, Paul O’ Connell of Chez Henri, Frank McClelland of New France, Ming Tsai of Blue Ginger and Brooke Vosika of The Bristol Lounge at The Four Seasons are longtime champions of The Greater Boston Food Bank and serve on the Super Hunger Brunch Culinary Committee.

Participating restaurants include:

Blue Ginger

Chez Henri

Craigie on Main

Darryl’s Corner Bar

Grill 23 & Bar

Hamersley’s Bistro

Harvest Restaurant

La Morra


North 26


Sel de la Terre

The Elephant Walk

The Fireplace

Tomasso Trattoria

Generous in-kind donations have been provided by Garelick Farms and Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs.

About The Greater Boston Food Bank

The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. GBFB distributes nearly 41 million pounds of food and grocery products annually to 550 member hunger-relief agencies and more than 30 direct service programs throughout eastern Massachusetts in a dedicated partnership to end hunger in our region. This provides meals for as many as 545,000 people a year. GBFB is a member of Feeding America, the nation's food bank network. For more information, visit us at GBFB.org, become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter (@gr8bosfoodbank), or call us at 617.427.5200.

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