Earlier today April 25, 2018, Chef Daniel Boulud (Restaurant DANIEL and Citymeals Board of Directors Co-President), Chef Marcus Samuelsson (Red Rooster Harlem and Marcus B&P) and Beth Shapiro (Executive Director, Citymeals on Wheels)…
…delivered specially prepared meals to the homebound elderly in Harlem, as a part of Citymeals on Wheels’ Chefs Deliver initiative, which was conceived by Chef Boulud.
- Marcus Samuelsson prepared 50 meals of boneless fried chicken with mac and cheese, spring salad and cornbread
- Melba Wilson of Melba’s prepared 50 meals of grilled salmon with corn salad and mesclun salad.
- To accompany the meal, Daniel Boulud prepared 100 desserts of a chocolate flourless cake with caramel crèmeux, panna cotta with fresh fruit, and almond and orange blossom financier.
This delivery also celebrated the upcoming Harlem EatUp! Festival, co-founded by Chef Samuelsson, for which Citymeals is a charity beneficiary. Prior to the delivery, Chef Samuelsson presented Director Beth Shapiro and Daniel Boulud a donation to Citymeals on Wheels from the Harlem EatUp! Foundation.
Each year, Citymeals on Wheels prepares and delivers over 2 million weekend, holiday and emergency meals for more than 18,000 frail aged New Yorkers – including nearly 200,000 meals in Harlem.
Photo Credit: 1) Daniel Boulud, Barbara, Marcus Samuelsson. 2) Marcus Samuelsson, Beth Shapiro, Daniel Boulud Via Citymeals on Wheels