Yoko Ono and Swarovski together
In September, Swarovski celebrated the launch of Yoko Ono’s limited-edition crystal key cuts at Café Kristall, with Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner as host. In attendance were Julianne Moore, Elizabeth Olsen, Chelsea Leyland, Alek Wek, Nadja Swarovski, Julie Macklowe, Zani Gugelmann, Flo Fulton, Cameron Silver, Emma Snowden Jones, Waris Ahluwalia, Anne Grauso, Mia Moretti, Catlin Moe, Bruce Weber, and Yoko Ono.
On September 22nd, German winemaker Roman Roth of Wölffer Estate Vineyard and Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner teamed up in Southampton at the winery’s historic Hamptons home for an unforgettable meal to benefit the East End Hospice.
NYCFWF Shake & Bake
On October 11th, Whoopi Goldberg hosted Shake & Bake, an event whose menu features a star chef–studded love for fried chicken. In attendance was Chef Gutenbrunner, who marked the occasion with his backhendl—a golden fried chicken—and potato arugula salad
Taste of the Greenmarket
At the Fifth Annual Taste of Greenmarket held on June 27th, more than 20 of the city’s finest chefs and mixologists prepared market-inspired dishes and cocktails for an elegant evening and silent auction that honored Women in Agriculture, pioneers who have paved the way for the next generation of regional farmers. Chef Gutenbrunner cooked heirloom tomatoes two ways, and all proceeds benefited Greenmarket’s Youth Education Project.