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.

The Chefs’ Dinner is sold out! For more information, please contact Dana Spain at dana@phillypaws.org.

Special thanks to our longest-serving chefs and restaurants, who have supported PAWS for 9 years or more: Chef Tony Clark with Viviano/Pacific Prime, Jean-Marie Lacroix with Brulee Catering, Lacroix Restaurant, Capital Grille, Chef Guillermo Pernot Cuba Libre, Davio’s, Chef Mitch Prensky with Supper, the Vetri family of restaurants, Chef Kevin Sbraga, Chef Carmen Trigueros, the Dave Magrogan group of restaurants, XIX at the Bellevue, Positano Coast, Public House/PA6, Chef Andrew Masiangelo with Savona, and Chef Kristian Leuzzi with Kristian’s/Stogie Joe’s.

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) 

Chef Richard Hebben
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Chef Nick Farina

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Chef Christopher Leethe-forge-restaurant-winebar-by-shareef-malnik
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Chef Bobby Saritsoglou

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Chef David Sanchez
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Chef Joe Baldino

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Chef Mitch Prensky

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Chef Dave Walti

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 Chef Justin Swain

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Chef Edgar Alvarez 

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Chef David Hall

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Chef Eileen Watkin

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Chef Margaret Kuo

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Chefs John Piper and Brian Besaw

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Chef Jason Cichonski


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Chef Lee Styer

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Chef Chris Tavares

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Chef Tony Clark

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Chefs Corey Baver and Lynn Rinaldi

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Chef Andrew Masciangelo

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Chef Jon Cichon
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Chef Neal Mayton

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Chef Sam Noh

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Chef Tim Spinner

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Chef Guillermo Pernot and Chef Jennifer Salhoff

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Chef Ted Manko

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Chef Regulo Reyes

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Chef Rob Sidor

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Chefs Johnnie Reynolds and Andrew Pearce 

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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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 Chefs Joseph and Lisa Grande
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Chef Matthew Daggett


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 Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix

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 Chef Carmen TriguerosgalaTable sold

Chef Scott Calhoun
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Chef Christina Martin

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Chef Douglas Rodriquez

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 Chef Martin Hamann

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Chef Peter McAndrews
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Chef Ken Wallace
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Chef Joe Monnichparc000
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2015 Chef / Restaurant Sponsors (Cocktails and Dessert, list incomplete):

Chef Stuart Pellegrino


Chef Michelle Sperber


Chef Stephen Smith


Chef Amanda DiPascale



Chef Kristian Leuzzi



Chef Robert Bennett

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Chef Laurence Dobelle


Chef Luke Palladino





2015 Entertainment and Media Sponsors:

Jessy Kyle, singer


DJ Eddie Tully


2015 Food and Liquor Sponsors:

Devils Cut



Jim Beam





Pinnacle Cinnabon



2015 Sponsors:

Furry Friend Sponsors:

John Vavricka and Frank Conway

Affordable Housing Partners

Arthur Wolk and Boo

Ed and Lin Snider




2015 Good Dog VIP Sponsors:

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Taylor Campitelli

Ed and Barbara Omert


2015 Good Dog Sponsors:

Decus Construction

Carolyn Saligman, Ph.D.

Peterson Insurance

Jared Kerr

Robert Orsher, VMD



 Constance and Alan Buerger





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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