Ricotta, peaches, prosciutto and arugula pesto from Lombardi’s Love Lane Market, one of more than a half dozen restaurants that donated food for the Programa Sueños fundraiser at Bedell Cellars Thursday. (Credit: Grant Parpan photos)
Programa Sueños, a local non-profit that provides education resources to youths in Guatemala, held its annual fundraiser at Bedell Cellars in Cutchogue Thursday evening.
The event, sponsored by northforker, featured donated food from Bay Breeze Inn & Bistro, First and South, Lombardi’s Love Lane Market, Grace & Grit, Lucharitos, North Fork Table and Inn, Stirling Sake and more. Live music was provided by Points East, and North Fork Photo Booth provided whimsical photo opportunities for guests.
See photos from the event below and learn more about the work the organization does here.
Chicken and pork sliders from First and South.
Some of the raffle gifts donated by local businesses.
Points East performs at the event
Stirling Sake served up rolls and wontons from its Greenport restaurant.
Ricotta toast with guanciale, truffle honey and chive.
Programa Sueños founder Jazmin Carrillo and board member David Benthal gave an introduction at the start of the event.
Ricotta, peaches, prosciutto and arugula pesto from Lombardi’s Love Lane Market.
Gespacho with crabmeat from American Beech
Chips and lobster guacamole from Lucharitos
Pennie and Paul Schwartz
Penny McCallion, Rosemary Martilotta Sally McGuire and Sue Egan.
Chef Stephan Bogardus from North Fork Table and Inn and friends try out the North Fork Photo Booth.
Karin Stefans (seated) and Steve Berger with Ellen Berger and John Stefans.
April Uihlein of First and South with Ira Haspel of KK’s the Farm.
Bedell Cellars provided a beautiful backdrop for the event.
Programa Sueños founder Jazmin Carrillo, publicist Rachel Bosworth, Alice Falcone and board member David Benthal.
Rose Lia, Mary Beth Scott and Katie Scott
Sandra Withers, Eleanor Dunkelman, Ann Cotten DeGrasse and Martha Kennelly