February 27, 2020
Washington, D.C.


Join us for the 21st St. Jude Gourmet Gala in Washington, D.C.

As one of D.C.'s largest charity events, this gala brings more than 650 supporters together to benefit the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Come enjoy cocktails and restaurant tastings from some of D.C.'s finest celebrity chefs, and participate in one-of-a-kind live and premium silent auctions.

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All proceeds from this event will benefit St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.


St. Jude patient Hadley




The Anthem
901 Wharf Street SW
Washington, D.C.




Thursday, February 27, 2020
6:30 – 11 p.m.

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Individual - $500
Table of 10 - $5,000
Young Professionals (under 35  years old; 9 – 11 p.m. only) - $200


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Featured restaurants

Alibi • All-Purpose Pizzeria Capital Riverfront • Beuchert’s Saloon Birch + Barley • Blue jacket • Boqueria Cedar Knoll • Charlie Palmer Steak • Coconut Club • Dangerously Delicious Pies • The Eleanor
Espita Mezcaleria • Estuary • Evening Star Cafe • Georgetown Cupcake • The Georges • Goya • Hazel • High Street Cafe • Iron Gate • La Cote d’Or Café • La Puerta Verde • Live Oak • Maialino Mare • Maketto
Medium Rare • Modena • Phing Tham • The Queen Vic • Supra • Thompson Italian • Via Chicken & Pizza


Coctails provided by:

Boundary Stone • Gray Wolf Craft Distilling • Guinness • Prestige Ledroit Distributing Co. • Right Proper Brewing Company • 3 Stars Brewing Company • Valor Brew Pub


Become a sponsor


By partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and sponsoring this event, you will align your company name with the strong, nationally recognized St. Jude mission and brand, and instill pride in your employees, consumers, vendors and company executives.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Kara Laing




Honorary Chair: Amin J. Barakat, M.D., ALSAC Leadership Board
Event Co-Chairs: Jerry Castro & Marsha Nelms Muawwd
Chef Chair: Mike Ellis, The Alibi
Restaurant Chair: Colleen Gillespie

Joyce Babiak • Julie Cameron • Kevin Gaghan • Jonathan Harms • Tegan Holtzman • Christopher Jackson • Gen. George Joulwan • Mark Kolas • Anne Landry • Lesli Mangeri • Mary McGinty • Melinda Medlin • Tierney Plumb • Sharon Shakarji • Brock Swartz • Peter Tanous • Ken Via • Tom Wertz • Eric White


Presenting Sponsor


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Thank you to our sponsors


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