New York Food Allergy Ball

to benefit Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)

About the Event

Monday, December 3, 2018
Cocktails 7:00 PM
Dinner 8:00 PM
Ziegfeld Ballroom
141 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

Join us for an evening to support Food Allergy Research & Education’s mission of bringing LIFE, HEALTH and HOPE to 15 million Americans with food allergies. Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, unique dinner and a musical performance by Broadway and Recording Star, Jessica Vosk. 

The evening’s program will recognize our gala honorees for their tenacious work on behalf of those affected by food allergies. In addition, FARE will announce a transformative course of action for the awareness, safety and inclusion of our community.

Guest of Honor
Kimberley Yates Grosso

Food Allergy Changemaker Award 
James R. Baker, Jr., MD

FARE Lifetime Achievement Award
Alex Guarnaschelli - Butter Restaurant

Gala Dinner Chairs
Karen and Lianne Mandelbaum
Diana Riklis and Talia Day

Corporate Dinner Chair
Joseph Ianniello, President and Acting CEO of CBS Corporation

Vice Dinner Chairs
Liana Silverstein Backal and Arthur Backal, Nina Rennert Davidson and Mitchell Davidson, Kathy Franklin, Abby and Robert Goldstein, Kim and Alan Hartman, Helen and David Jaffe, Rebecca and Sacha Lainovic, Nicole and Marc Lenner, Roxanne and Dean Palin, Stacey and Marc Saiontz

For more information, please contact Anne Horning, Senior Director of Special Events at 212-207-8795 or

My hope is that kids with food allergies today will soon be able to live without fear and worry."

-Gayle, FARE donor