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picture-1In an effort to fill the empty shelves at local food pantries, John Kowalenko and Cheryl Stair of Art of Eating and Hampton Event Management International ([631] 267-3312) presents “Ladles of Love,” a concert fundraiser www.ladlesoflove.org benefiting the East End Food Pantry Network.  The concert will take place on Monday, August 3rd from 6 to 9 p.m. at Principi Farm (551 Montauk Highway, Amagansett, NY 11932) and will feature performances by Band of Brothers including Simon Kirk from Bad Company, GE Smith from Saturday Night Live, John Conte from Billy Joel, Jeff Kazee from Bon Jovi, Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes, as well as Bastards of Boom, The Surf Dogs, Mama Lee and Friends, Danni D., Rob Cannillo, Suddyn, and special guests.  Matt Coss will open the show with Summer Breeze, That’s Amore, and New York, New York.

VIP and VVIP ticket holders are invited to a tented food and wine tasting from 5 to 8 p.m. featuring signature dishes from East End restaurants paired with local wine and beer.  VIP participants include: Ace Metro Beverage, Art of Eating Catering, Artisanal Premium Cheese, Babette’s, Channing Daughters Winery, The Clam Bar, The Clam Man, Cynthia Battaglia Distinctive Catering, Dark Horse Catering, Della Femina, Estia’s Little Kitchen, Exquisite Foods, Foody’s, Four Seasons Catering, Gosman’s Restaurant, Gurney’s Inn, Hamptons Coffee Company, Indian Wells Tavern, Janet O’Brien Caterers, La Fondita, The Laundry Restaurant, The Living Room at The Maidstone Arms, Maui Wowi, Martha Clara Vineyards, Meeting House, Naturally Good Café, Peconic Bay Wines, Pop Chips, Rugosa, Runaways, The Seafood Shop, Second Horse Tavern, Southampton Publick House, Stuart’s Seafood Market, SURU Wines, Taste of the North Fork, Thyme & Again Catering, Turtle Crossing, Vine Street Café, Wildthyme, Wolffer Estate Vineyards, and Zrii. All leftover food from the tasting will be donated to the food pantries immediately after the event.

The public is encouraged to bring non-perishable items that will be collected at the door. Kowalenko has set a donation goal of 10,000 pounds. All profits from the event will be donated to the East End Food Pantry Network. Food pantries that will benefit include: Southampton Food Pantry, Mother Theresa Outreach Center in Montauk, East Hampton Food Pantry, Sag Harbor Food Pantry, St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Bridgehampton, Wainscott Food Pantry, Springs Community Presbyterian Church, St. Rosalie’s Church in Hampton Bays, Community Action Southold Town, Inc. and Immaculate Conception in Westhampton.  Amagansett Food Pantry will be formed using monies raised from “Ladles of Love” and will also receive donated items.

Tickets will be available for purchase at all Bridgehampton National Bank branches and Art of Eating Catering at 74 Montauk Highway in Amagansett beginning Saturday, July 11. Ticket holders are not allowed to bring coolers, bottles, or alcoholic beverages, and a blanket or beach chair is recommended for field seating.

Ticket levels include:

*“Velvet Rope” VVIP Sponsor Tables ($10,000) and Solo Seat ($1,000) Levels includes:
*Admission and seating in VVIP Lounge (within VIP tent)
*Admission to food and wine tasting
*Admission to concert and stage-front seating
*Backstage meet-and-greet with talent
*Limited edition VVIP field chair and concert t-shirt
*Bar, hors d’oeuvres and table service
*On-site preferred parking nearby VIP tent with golf cart shuttle to/from VIP tent to parking area
*Air-conditioned luxury restroom trailer
*Sponsor Tables includes admission for ten and private VVIP table
*Solo Seat includes single admission and VVIP table seating
Limited availability on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Contact “Ladles of Love” directly for reservation at (631) 267-3312.

*VIP ($250) includes:
*Admission to VIP tent and reserved seating
*Admission to food and wine tasting
*Limited edition concert t-shirt
*On-site preferred parking nearby VIP tent
*Air-conditioned luxury restroom trailer

*Preferred Admission ($75) includes:
*Admission to concert
*Preferred seating area
*Limited edition concert t-shirt
*On-site parking
*May purchase food and beverages at refreshments tent

*General Admission ($50)
*Concert field seating
*On-site parking
*May purchase food and beverages at refreshments tent

*General Admission – Kids Under 10 (FREE with non-perishable food donation)
*Concert field seating
*On-site parking
*May purchase food and beverages at refreshments tent

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