1 Michael Goldman, a summer intern, helped to set up the audio for event.
3 These salmon finger sandwiches where delicious and went very quickly, as did the cold gazpacho!
4 Pierre composed a colorful, seasonal crudité with olive tapenade.
5 This is a tomato crostini on crispy county bread.
6 This appetizer platter of cool and crunchy melon and cucumber was inspired by the cover of the Martha Stewart Living July/August issue.
7 A closer look at this very pretty dish
8 Red, pink, and yellow beets were served on skewers with cherry tomatoes.
9 Here I am sampling some of Pierre’s amazing appetizers.
10 Chilled white and rose wine and sparkling water
12 Here I am greeting Eric Brinker.
13 Eric Brinker is the nephew of Susan G. Komen. His mother, Nancy G. Brinker, founded the society when her sister, Susan, was fighting breast cancer. Eric is one of Komen's most enthusiastic and most senior volunteers.
14 A nice shot with Beth Robinson, Senior Brand Experience Manager, KitchenAid
15 Posing with Eric Brinker and Beth Robinson
16 Eric Brinker entertained the crowd with the story and goals of Susan G. Komen society, and inspired all to Cook for the Cure.
17 The group listened attentively to Eric’s remarks.
18 The guests were encouraged to take selfies with these signs and props, and share their photos on #cookforthecure.
19 Clockwise from top left: Justin Newby, Isabel Hittleman, Kim Roman, Beth Robinson, Rachel Barbarotta, Jill Sciuto, and Katie Lee Pollack of the Digitas KitchenAid Brand Experience team.
20 Heather Kirkland - Administrative Manager, Special Projects - with intern Gabriella Czarniak
21 Kim Miller-Olko, our SVP of Video Development and Programming, Video Production, with Eric Brinker
22 These are the KitchenAid Cook for the Cure products. This partnership between KitchenAid and Susan G. Komen has raised over $9.5 million in the past 13 years.
23 Guests sharing a happy moment
24 Kim Roman and Justin Newby of the Digitas KitchenAid Brand Experience team
25 Jackie Gordon of The Singing Chef (blog) and Stacie Billis of One Hungry Mama (blog)
26 Kelly Senyei of Just a Taste (blog) and some friends gathered for a picture.
27 This is Nick Reisch of CESD Talent Agency.
28 More guests posing near the cover art for July/August Living
29 More guests enjoying the party
30 Kim Miller and Lisa Wagner - SVP, Executive Producer – Editorial Content, Video Production
31 Beth Robinson, Eric Brinker, and Allison Mentesana from Susan G. Komen for the Cure
32 Stacie Billis, Beth Robinson, and Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple (blog)
33 Chris Stang of Immaculate Infatuation (blog), Megan Murphy of This Girl Can Eat (blog), Rachel Barbarotta, Jackie Gordon, and Andrew Steinthal of Immaculate Infatuation (blog)
34 Justin Schwartz and friends
35 Isabel Hittleman, Nick Reisch, Kelly Senyei, and Katie Lee Pollack
36 Each guest took home this lovely KitchenAid tote bag.
37 Gift bag including the Cook for the Cure Pass the Plate designed by Jacques Pépin and provided by Villeroy & Boch