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Party in the Kitchen

Enjoy our 21st annual event at the Foundry at Puritan Mill on September 26th, 2024!

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available!


Enjoy an evening of music, cocktails, and exquisite cuisine prepared by the talented chefs from some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants with silent and live auctions to benefit Open Hand.

To learn more and secure your sponsorship today, contact Stacy Weenick, Senior Manager of Corporate and Faith Partnerships

A special reception will also be held for sponsors on Thursday, September 12th.

Thank you to our 2024 Host Committee:

Event Co-Chairs: Anne Barge Clegg and Roger J. Smith

Chef Co-Chairs: Peter Kaiser and Kevin Rathbun

Host Committee Members:
Tom Abrams and Britt Wood   |   Silvia Unterkreuter Adams
Marlene Alexander   |   Tracie Arnold
Sandra Baldwin   |   Cromwell Baun
Steven Carpenter   |   Tony Conway and Steve Welsh
Heather Froy   |   Su and Sekhar Ghosh
Marian Goldberg   |   Brittany Hartman
Jim Hilderbrandt   |   Jon Howard
Robert Joseph Jr.   |   Leslie McLeod
Charles Mendez and Nick Parker   |   Clayton Morey
Johanna Ellis Reisinger   |   Carmen and Bob Titelman
Jack Sawyer and Bill Torres   |   Butch Whitfield and Michael Lambert
Allen Yee   |   Judy Zaban

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our 20th Annual Party in the Kitchen last year!

In 2023 we took a trip back to the 1980s, the very same decade that Open Hand came into being 35 years ago. It was a wonderful evening full of great fun, delicious bites, and spectacular generosity.

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