11th Annual

June 22, 2015

For information on sponsorship or purchasing a table, please contact Dana Spain at dana@phillypaws.org.

Twenty chefs who support PAWS were honored in Philadelphia’s top 50 restaurants. Congratulations to the incredibly talented chefs!


9/15/14: Our sincere thanks to everyone who attended, sponsored, and participated in the 10th Annual Chefs’ Dinner for PAWS! On behalf of the animals, thank you to all of the chefs, purveyors, and designers who donated their time, talent, and delicious food and wine to create such a memorable evening.

View pictures from the event by Susan Scovill and HughE Dillon.

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Download The 2014 Chefs’ Dinner Sponsor and Restaurant Directory


 The Chefs’ Dinner for PAWS is a one-of-a-kind evening of food, fun and excitement where the city’s best chefs create 3-course food and wine pairings tableside for 12 guests each.

Chefs and guests rave about their experience at each year’s event. The intimate setting and personal attention from each chef provides an insider’s view of the nation’s most prestigious kitchens.

All proceeds benefit PAWS’ newest Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinic, located in Northeast Philadelphia.

Become a sponsor and join the Chefs’ after party, from 10PM to 12AM with music by DJ Ed Tully.

2014 Participating Chefs / Restaurants:

Chef Alex Boonphaya

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Chef Nick Farina

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  Chef Henrik RingbomBrauhaus SchmitzTable sold

Chef Waylon Nelson

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Chef David Shuman
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Chef David Sanchez
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Chef Carlos AparicioZavino_Logo_Final
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Chef Joncarl Lachman
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Chef Joe Baldino

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Chef Mitch Prensky

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Chef Anthony DiPasquale

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Chefs Kim Katz Alvarez and Edgar Alvarez

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Chef Marco DeCotis

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Chef David Hall

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Chef Jorge Chicas  

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Chef Kyle BeebemTable sold

Chef Roelef De Groot

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Chef Margaret Kuo

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Chef Michael Santoro

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Chef Jason Cichonski


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 Chef Carmen Triguerosgala

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Chef John Piper

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Chef Lee Styer

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Chef Chris Tavares

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Chef Jeremy McMillan


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Chef Regulo Reyes

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Chef Tony Clark

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Chefs Corey Baver & Lynn Rinaldi

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Chef Andrew Masciangelo

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Chef Jon Cichon

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Chef Gregory SmithavenueTable sold

Chef Sam Noh

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Chef Tim Spinner

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Chef Justin Perdue

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 Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix

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Chef Guillermo Pernot

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Chef Robert Sidor

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Chefs Hiroyuki “Zama” Tanaka and Chris Paulikas
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Chef Kevin Sbraga

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 Chef Townsend Wentz
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 Chef Marc Plessis
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Chef Jeff Froehler

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Chef Mark Twersky

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Chef Mike Deganis


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Chef Chip Roman


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Chef John Reynolds

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Chef Caitlin Mateo

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Chefs Joseph and Lisa Grande
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Chef / Restaurant Sponsors (Cocktails and Dessert):

Chef Stuart Pellegrino


Chef Brian Fidiam


Chef Artt Ward




Chef Steve Calise




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Chef Brian Besaw


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Chef Robert Bennett

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Chef Laurence Dobelle



Food and Liquor Sponsors (list incomplete):

Devils Cut

Jim Beam





Pinnacle Cinnabon



Entertainment and Media Sponsors:

Jessy Kyle, singer


Raffle Sponsors (list incomplete): 


Raffle Prize: Ladies’ 18k Nouveau Estates Diamond Lace Necklace featuring 183 Round Brilliant Diamonds for 2.11ctw. Retail value: $8750.



Furry Friend Sponsors:

Dana Spain


Arthur Wolk

Ed and Linda Snider

Barbara Brown-Ruttenberg
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John Vavricka


Dave and Carole Simons


Good Dog Sponsors:

Carolyn Saligman, Ph.D.

Beth Shak

Philippe and Paige Gabay

Robert Orsher, VMD

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 Constance and Alan Buerger

Ed and Barbara Omert






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For sponsorship information or to purchase tickets or tables, please contact Dana Spain at dana@phillypaws.org or 877-254-1982 ext. 3.

Food and liquor donations are tax deductible for restaurants and purveyors. For chef, restaurant or liquor participation, contact Nichole Maurer at nichole@phillypaws.org.