13TH ANNUAL a HAMPTONS HAPPENING TO HONOR GLENN MYLES, BOBBIE LLOYD, SHEP GORDON, GABRIEL KREUTHER AND MARGARET HAYES
CHRIS WRAGGE WILL BE THE EMCEE
New York, NY, June 7, 2017 -- The 13th Annual Hamptons Happening benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation will take place on Saturday, August 5, 2017 on the estate of Maria and Kenneth Fishel. One of the Hamptons’ most anticipated summer benefits, The Hamptons Happening will once again feature tastings from some of the top chefs and restaurants in New York City and the Hamptons.
The event will be hosted by CBS 2 News anchor Chris Wragge and will honor Glenn Myles, Chairman and CEO of First Wall Street Capital; Bobbie Lloyd, Chief Baking Officer of Magnolia Bakery; Shep Gordon, Talent Manager, Hollywood Film Agent, Producer and Author; Gabriel Kreuther, Owner and Executive Chef of Gabriel Kreuther Restaurant, a Michelin Star recipient, and Relais & Chateaux restaurant; and Margaret Hayes, President and CEO of Fashion Group International.
This year’s Hamptons Happening is chaired by event Co-Founder Marion Waxman and co-chairs Karen Amster-Young, Chris Arlotta, Jake Croman, Erica Linden-Fineberg, Jessica Mackin-Cipro, Jennifer Saraf Myles, Jake Taub and Erin Jennifer Woudsma.
The Hamptons Happening is among the most eagerly awaited events of the Hamptons social calendar. Drawing on average 500 guests, the event will again feature silent and live auctions and will take place under a tent on the stunning 15-acre Bridgehampton property of Maria and Kenneth Fishel. The benefit is a scrumptious celebration of New York’s finest cuisine, personally presented by the top chefs of the most celebrated restaurants in New York City and the Hamptons. Guests indulge their appetites for the savory and the sweet, mix and mingle, bid on exciting auction items and dance to today’s hottest tunes, all the while collaborating to fund science’s quest for a cure for cancer. The event’s producer is Robin Lathrop of By Robin and music is by Untouchable Events.
Hamptons Magazine is the media sponsor. Participating restaurants, chefs and spirits brands include, to date: The Savory: Bareburger; David Burke at Bloomingdales; Centro Trattoria and Bar; Delicatessen, Michael Ferraro; Eataly; Chef Gabriel Kreuther; Manna, Chef Marco Barrel; Neuman’s Kitchen, Paul Neuman; Oreya, Greg Grossman; Saaz Indian Restaurant, Sameer Mohan; Salt & Bone; Scotto’s Pork Store; Seafood Shop, Colin Mather; Star Studded Events & Catering, Chef Barret Bayer; and The Union League Club, Russell Rosenberg. The Sweet: Candied Anchor, Jillian Rennar; Clarkson Avenue Crumb Cakes, Susan Walsh; Erica’s Rugelach, Erica Kalick; and Magnolia Bakery, Bobbie Lloyd. Beverages: Dona Sarita Mezcal, Moët, Montauk Brewery, Montauk Hard Whiskey, Palm Bay International, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
Performers from The National Circus Project will return to The Hamptons Happening for a second year to delight attendees with their whimsical presence and magic tricks.