Silk Road Gala 2011

Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 7:00PM to 10:00PM
2nd floor, Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street, Boston
Hotel valet parking at $20 and self-parking at $16
Culturally festive attire or black tie optional

This is the 18th annual benefit for the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, New England’s only non-profit organization dedicated to preventing domestic violence in Asian families and communities, and providing hope to survivors. The event will feature great chefs, gentle competition and glamorous guests. There will also be a great number silent auction items, live auction, and entertainment, that will make for a splendid night of celebration.

2011 Silk Road Gala Co-Chairs

Ming Tsai

Chef/Owner Blue Ginger, host Simply Ming

 

 

  

Laura Sen

President & CEO BJ’s Wholesale Club

 

 

 

 

Deeb Salem

Physician-in-Chief Tufts Medical Center

 

 

   


Patti Salem

Barrett & Company

 

 

 

 

Emcee

Janet Wu

7NEWS/CW56

 

 

 

 

Chefs Joining Ming

Jody Adams

Chef/Owner Rialto, Cambridge

 

 

 

 

Jamie Bissonnette

Chef Toro

 

 

 

 

Joanne Chang

Pastry Chef/Owner Myers + Chang, Flour Bakery + Café

 

 

 

Ting San

Chef/Owner Oishii Boston

 

 

 

 

Jason Santos

Chef Blue Inc.

 

 

 

David Wong

Chef/Owner Shabu-Zen

 

 

 

 

Patricia Yeo

Executive Chef Om Restaurant

 

 

 

 

Honoree

Ellen M. Zane

President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center in Boston

 

 

 

2011 Sponsors

Thank you to the following organizations and individuals for their support of this year's Silk Road Gala:

Signature Sponsor

 

Golden Sponsor

 

Silver Crane Sponsors


 

  Larry & Atsuko Fish

 


Bronze Crane Sponsors

          
 
    
 The Edgerley Family Foundation   

Paul W. & Mary Y. Lee

 

 Kija Kim & Jim Aylward

    
 
  

 

 Renee Inomata & Paul Lee

 

  

Group Hosts

 
  
   
 
  
    

 Dorothy Chen-Courtin


 Vincent T. Ho & Mei Sheng Duh

 Kamal & Vinod Misra
  

 Kevin & Jean Russell

 
    Tai Tung Pharmacy
    Lynn Chang & Lisa Wong

 Marian A. Tse & James S. Lee

 

  Audrey Paek

 
  

 Rohini & Ravinder Sakhuja


 
  

Jonathan & Laura Gassner Otting

  

  

2011 Team

GALA CHAIRS

Ming Tsai, Chef/Owner, Blue Ginger
Laura Sen,   President & CEO, BJ’s Wholesale Club
Deeb Salem, Physician-in-Chief, Tufts Medical Center
Patti Salem, Barrett & Company

GUEST CHEFS

Ming Tsai, Chef/Owner of Blue Ginger, host of Simply Ming

Joined by:

Jody Adams, Chef/Owner of Rialto, Cambridge

Jamie Bissonnette, Chef of Toro

Joanne Chang, Chef/Owner of Myers + Chang, Flour Bakery + Cafe

Ting San, Chef/Owner of Oishii Boston

Jason Santos, Chef of Blue Inc.

David Wong, Chef/Owner of Shabu Zen

Patricia Yeo, Executive Chef of Om Restaurant

HONORARY COMMITTEE

Governor Deval Patrick & Diane Patrick
Mayor of Boston Thomas Menino & Angela Menino
Steve Grossman
State Representative Tackey Chan

EMCEE

Janet Wu, 7NEWS/CW56

GALA COMMITTEE

Liza Cariaga-Lo
Monnica Chan
Mongchour Chau
Dorothy Chen-Courtin  
Francis Chin
Mimi Do
Sherry Dong   
Kate Egan  
Hannah Yan Field   
Atsuko & Larry Fish
Sidd Goyal
Yong-Hua He  
Vivian Hsu  
Amy Ko  
Eunice Lee
Lili Lee 
Mary Y. and Paul W. Lee 
Frank Miranda  
Eddie O'Connell  
Jean Quintal 
Joe Roller  
Jean Russell  
Szeman Tse
Heena & Jay Trivedi
Lisa Wong & Lynn Chang

Emilie Chang, Graphic & Event Design

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Kija Kim, Chair
Catherine Coburn, Vice Chair
Yasuna Murakami, Treasurer
Audrey Paek, Clerk
Constance F. Kane, Ph.D.
Sarah G. Kim
Zina Kondratiuk
Vinod Misra
Paul W. Lee
Sukanya Ray, Ph.D.
Manju Sheth, M.D.
Atsuko Fish, Chair Emeritus

Linda Chin, President

 

Special Thanks

90+ Cellars / Latitude Beverage Company


A Better Resolution, Inc.- Frank Miranda

 

Amrita Singh Jewelry and Accessories

 

Clarke Corporation

Clear Flour Bread


Deloitte



O'Connell Design Build - Eddie O'Connell

OrigaMIT

Palm Bay International

 

Tufts University Amalgamates


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