New York Spring Luncheon

An afternoon event featuring lunch, a grand raffle, silent auction and program about the latest in food allergy news to benefit FARE

20th Anniversary FARE NY Spring Luncheon

Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cipriani 42nd Street 
110 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

Join us for an afternoon in support of Food Allergy Research & Education’s mission of bringing LIFE, HEALTH and HOPE to 32 million Americans with food allergies. This 20th anniversary event will feature a lunch, grand raffle, silent auction and program about the latest in food allergy news.

Join Us for a Fireside Chat

We are thrilled to announce the addition of The Future of Food fireside chat to our program, moderated by Rob Reid, best-selling author and host of the series, After On. Rob will be joined by the featured panelists below for a discussion in the future of food, as well as innovation in food allergy research and science.

Rob Reid

Rob Reid
Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Novelist

 Hitesh Hajarnavis
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
VG Growth Partners

Dick Insel

Dick Insel
Global Head, Healthy Baby Initiative, World Without Disease Accelerator,
Global External Innovation, Johnson & Johnson 

Ruslan Medzhitov

Ruslan Medzhitov
Director of the Food Allergy Science Initiative at the Broad Institute 
Sterling Professor of Immunobiology at Yale University School of Medicine
Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator

Guests of Honor 

Sarah Kugelman
Jamie Malkin 

Master of Ceremonies         

Luca Padovan, TV Actor, Broadway Performer


Julie Ader, Liana Silverstein Backal, Laura Tisch Broumand, Talia Day, Helen Jaffe, Roslyn Jaffe, Nicole Lenner, Lianne Mandelbaum, Amie Rappoport McKenna, Melissa Rosenbloom, Stacey Saiontz


Antoinette Griffith, Jennifer Hoine, Stephanie Leichter, Anna Yaeger

Event Advisory Chair

Harriette Rose Katz and the Gourmet Advisory Services Team

Benefit Committee

Patty Albert, Brenda Appelbaum, Debbie August, Brenda Axelrod, Jamie Baron, Lori Berke, Heather Brown, Sari Canell, Malaak Compton-Rock, Alice DiMarzio, Elisabeth Domansky, Rachel Drori, Mindy Fleder, Shawn Frankel, Kathy Franklin, Sarah Gitlin, Jolie Goldring, Kim Hartman, Allison Hechler, Timi Hecker, Elizabeth Hecker, Marla Helene, Lisa Jacobs, Wendy Hakim Jaffe, Freddi Kadden, Beth Klein, Lisa Askenase Konsker, Mara Kraushaar, Holly Kroft, Nancy Lascher, Julie Leff, Haley Lehman, Jackie Leopold, Dawn Levy-Weinstein, Jamie Lichtenberg, Alyssa Lipton, Chris Mack, Karen Mandelbaum, Sharyn Mann, Natalie Mashaal, Diana Meyers, Melissa Meyers, Shari Moss, Rebecca Nazar, Noreen Okarter, Roxanne Palin, Lana Platin, Kim Raimondi, Liz Rappaport, Allison Rubler, Jennifer Fisherman Ruff, Kelly Sacks, Marcy Sakhai, Bette Saltzman, Kim Seehrman, Michelle Silberstein, Suzi Stadler, Carole Steele, Julie Stein, Megan Walsh

Junior Committee Ambassador

Isaac Lenner

Junior Committee

Sophia Ader, Amanda Backal, Carly Bernstein, Kelsey Bloom, Alex Brown, Spencer Brown, Casey Dubofsky, Ashley Ellsworth, Maggie Ellsworth, Griffin Frankel, Amanda Hansel, Danielle Hansel, Jessica Hansel, Charlie Hoine, Acki Kitay, Isabelle Kitay, Brendon Kohn, Ethan Kohn, Maya Konoff, Alex Leichter, Ethan Lenner, Ally Lipkin, Benjamin Lipkin, Jordyn Lipkin, Cooper Lipton, Georgia Rappaport, Harrison Rocheville, Morgan Romo, Lexi Rosenbloom, Elliott Saiontz, Jared Saiontz, Miller Siegel, David Stulberger, Michael Stulberger, Rachel Stulberger, Rebecca Stulberger, Will Winchester, Jack Zilkha

The Junior Committee is comprised of enthusiastic volunteers ages 12 – 18 who support FARE’s mission and lend their talents onsite at the event.


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

Share Products with the Food Allergy Community

The FARE New York Spring Luncheon provides an opportunity to learn about the latest in food allergies while also showing support for the children, adults and families affected by this disease. The attendees of these events are always interested in the latest products that are food allergy friendly – it’s a fantastic place to showcase your brand and share items new to market for our community.  All generous donors will be recognized in the event program. Details include:

FARE New York Spring Luncheon
Date: May 9, 2019, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City
Quantity: 800 
Logistics: Please ship to our fulfillment house no later than Friday, April 17, 2019
Questions: Please contact Jenny Dowd at or (703) 563-3069