Alice Waters Hosting A $20,000 Per Plate Obama Fundraiser Dinner
Alice Waters, White House vegetable goblin, is hosting an Obama fundraiser dinner in her native San Francisco on October 8th, and tickets are going for $40,000 a pair (the event has a 100-guest cap). She’ll share cooking duties with Tyler Florence, also San Francisco based, and, while her resto Chez Panisse sent out the invites, the dinner itself will be held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
Besides being served food by the godmother of farm-to-table, the $20,000 ticket also buys you such perks as preferred seating at a John Legend concert and the opportunity to hobnob with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith. Sports!
Plus, this night is a bargain compared to the last fundraiser dinner Waters cooked for the Obamas. Tickets for that one went for $25,000 a plate.
We’ll keep you posted on the menu Alice and Tyler put together next week. TLDR; organic vegetable political food porn.