11th Annual

June 22, 2015

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’ lifesaving efforts.

For more information, please contact Dana Spain at dana@phillypaws.org.

To become a sponsor, click here.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Twenty chefs who support PAWS were recently honored in Philadelphia’s top 50 restaurants.

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

2015 Participating Chefs / Restaurants (list incomplete) 

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Chef Nick Farina

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Chef Bobby Saritsoglou

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Chef David Sanchez

Chef Joe Baldino

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Chef Mitch Prensky

Chef Dave Walti

 Chef Justin Swain

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Chef Jorge Chicas  

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Chef David Hall

Chef Eileen Watkin

Chef Margaret Kuo

Chefs John Piper and Brian Besaw

Chef Jason Cichonski


Chef Lee Styer

Chef Chris Tavares

Chef Tony Clark

Chefs Corey Baver and Lynn Rinaldi

Chef Andrew Masciangelo

Chef Jon Cichon

Chef Neal Mayton

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Chef Sam Noh

Chef Tim Spinner

Chef Guillermo Pernot

Chef Ted Manko


Chef Regulo Reyes

Chef Rob Sidor

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Chef John Reynolds

Chef Kevin Sbraga

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 Chef Townsend Wentz

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Chef Marc Plessis

Chef Jeff Froehler

Chef Mark Twersky

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 Chefs Joseph and Lisa Grande
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Chef Caitlin Mateo

Chef Matthew Daggett


 Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix

 Chef Carmen Triguerosgala



2015 Chef / Restaurant Sponsors (Cocktails and Dessert, list incomplete):

Chef Stuart Pellegrino


Chef Waylon Nelson




Chef Anthony DiPascale




Chef Robert Bennett

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Chef Laurence Dobelle



2014 Food and Liquor Sponsors:

Devils Cut

Jim Beam





Pinnacle Cinnabon



2014 Entertainment and Media Sponsors:

Jessy Kyle, singer


2014 Raffle Sponsor: 


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


2014 Sponsors:

Furry Friend Sponsors:

Dana Spain


Arthur Wolk

Ed and Linda Snider

Barbara Brown-Ruttenberg
and John Ruttenberg

Myron I. Hankin

John Vavricka


Dave and Carole Simons


2014 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.

See highlights from last year’s dinner:


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