Top Chef Alums Rally to Raise Money for Japan

Though Richard Blaise is busy parlaying his Top Chef victory into a stint shilling for the National Pork Board, some of his fellow reality-show survivors are lending their names and food to a more philanthropic endeavor.

On April 14, Candice Kumai, Harold Dieterle, and Angelo Sosa will host Eat + Pray + Heal Japan, a benefit for Japan's earthquake and tsunami victims. The event, which will take place at the Bowery Hotel, will also feature participation from Mike Isabella, Kevin Sbraga, Hung Huynh, and Lee Anne Wong. There will also be cocktails, a silent auction, and, crucially, an open bar. Tickets are $75 in advance, and $100 at the door, and proceeds will benefit UNICEF.

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