Feasting for Children

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Fall Festival of Hope

September 29, 2011

Guests wined and dined at the historic Depot in downtown Minneapolis, sampling savory bites from several of the Twin Cities’ top chefs. Guests also enjoyed silent and live auctions and live entertainment.

Pictured: St. Jude patient Drew with the 2011 St. Jude Fall Festival of Hope Executive Committee. Photo by Todd Buchanan.

March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction

September 29, 2011

In the interest of babies everywhere, guests gathered at the McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus for an event featuring several delicious Twin Cities’ restaurants.

View more Chef Auction photos here.

Pictured: Barry & Joann Birkholtz. Photo by CT Ryan Photography.

Sue Zelickson (Sue Z.) is a James Beard Award-winning food media personality, philanthropist, and longtime contributor to Minnesota Monthly and WCCO radio. She has founded the Charlie Awards, the Women Who Really Cook networking organization for women in the local food industry, and the Kids Cafe at Perspectives, Inc., which improves access to nutritious meals for families in need. You can find her buzzing around from event to event throughout the Twin Cities, helping to raise funds for charitable organizations, including some she has had a hand in building.