Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Chefs Unite to Raise Funds for WMCHealth Hospitals

WMCHealth President and CEO Michael Israel with Chef Peter X. Kelly/ Photo provided

HYDE PARK – Bringing together two titans of the Hudson Valley, Westchester Medical Center Health Network and the Culinary Institute of America, Master Chefs of the Hudson Valley: Corks & Forks dinner showcased the talents of six master chefs from across the Hudson Valley for a good cause:  supporting the WMCHealth Network’s 10 hospitals in the Hudson Valley.

Held at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, the evening featured a six-course culinary feast prepared by some of the region’s top chefs.

Organized by Chef Peter X. Kelly, Xaviers Restaurant Group, courses were prepared by Kelly and Chefs Edward Kowalski, owner of Crave Restaurant in Poughkeepsie and Lola’s Café in New Paltz; David DiBari, owner of the Cookery and The Parlor in Dobbs Ferry; Jim Ely, owner of Riverview Restaurant in Cold Spring and Yankee Barbecue and Beer Garden; Giovanni Scappin, owner of Cuccina in Woodstock and Market Street in Rhinebeck and Michael Kelly, owner of Liberty Street Bistro in Newburgh. Wines were provided by Harrison Wine Vault.


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