black tie international magazine  
Select your preferred language
Celebrity Philanthropy News
Society News
Save the Date 2023
Joyce Brooks
Gerard Mc Keon
Dr. Judy Kuriansky
Nightlife with Rose Billings
Black Tie  TV
Dr. Ma. Xiaoqiu
DYF Entertainment
Impact Investment
Featured Foundations
Co-Hosting Events
Listing Non-Profit Events
Share this Page
Black Tie China
Black Tie France
Black Tie Israel
Black Tie Philippines
New York Society
Palm Beach Society
International Society
Hampton Society
Las Vegas Society
West Coast Society
U.S. Society
Philanthropy  Giving
Entrepreneurial & Philanthropy Awards
Event Resource Directory
Promote your Services
Event Talent Directory
Feature Your Talent
Couture Fashion
Fine Wines
 Health & Wellness
Interior Design
Investigative Services
Kids on Location
Legal Services
Luxury Yachts
Pet Services
Private Air
 Real Estate
Recommended Reading
Restaurant Reviews
Single Friendly Events
Social Announcements
Sustainable Investment
Wealth Management
Add your e-mail
of Black Tie

Black Tie Classic
George Clooney
Princess Diana
Back Issues
More Back Issues
1  2

























































































































































































































































































































































Society News      1  2  3 4 5 6
 Forward this page to your friends

Black Tie International:
Serving Up Smiles Tasting Event
Photos by:  Oluwaseye Olusa
Michele Hall Duncan, Ralph Scamardella of Tao Group, Giselle Dean Miller and Host Robert Galinsky Host Robert Galinsky
Michele Hall Duncan, Ralph Scamardella of Tao Group, Giselle Dean Miller and Host Robert Galinsky
Serving Up Smiles Tasting Event Raises nearly $180k
for enCourage Kids Foundation 
Cupcakes from Eat Good NYC
Cupcakes from Eat Good NYC
Michael Jenkins, Butter
Michael Jenkins, Butter
Gonzalo Colin and Team from Robert
Gonzalo Colin and Team from Robert


Over 230 people were filled with good food and good will at enCourage Kids Foundation’s third annual Serving Up Smiles event on October 23rd at CURRENT at Chelsea Piers. Hosted by Robert Galinsky, this year’s tasting event raised nearly $180,000 for the organization’s programs, all benefitting enCourage Kids and families. To date, the Serving Up Smiles event has raised an impressive $620,000.


While renowned restaurants such as Tao Group, Butter, Megu, Mastro’s Steakhouse and Benjamin Steakhouse Prime served up delicious bites, beverage companies such as Uproot Wines, Justin Vineyards and Winery and Disaronno poured the perfect pairing.


There was a special moment at the event when one of the enCourage Kids Foundation parents, Jenny Crutchlow, spoke and broke down in tears thanking the organization from the bottom of her heart for all that their programs provide. Diane Rode, director of Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at the Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai, also spoke at the event sharing more about the therapies funded by enCourage Kids Foundation for children and their families in the hospital’s care.


Throughout the night, Live Wire Entertainment filled the room with incredible music, providing the perfect background for guests as they wined and dined.


Lucky winners left Serving Up Smiles with impressive auction items including a Veuve Cliquot Champagne Tasting in home for 12, Yankees Legends tickets, 1st Row Knicks tickets, Dinner for 4 at Rao’s, Private Wine Tasting in Napa Valley with air and accommodations, among many others.


The elite list of restaurant and beverage sponsors included: Butter, Benjamin Steakhouse Prime, Coarse, Delicatessen, Fairway, Chef David Waltuck, Mastro’s Steakhouse, Megu, Robert, Tao Group, Arcade Bakery, Bryant Park Grill, Insomnia Cookies, Melt Bakery, Roni-Sue’s Chocolates, Disaronno, Fiji Water, Justin Vineyards & Winery, Landmark Vineyards, Mizu Shochu, MJM World Imports, SIMPLE VODKA, Soltado Spicy Añejo Tequila and Uproot Wines.


All proceeds raised by Serving Up Smiles go directly to fund enCourage Kids Foundation’s cost-free family outings and uplifting hospital programs. The organization’s programs benefit more than 275,000 children suffering from chronic and life-threatening medical conditions, as well as their families, each year. To learn more about enCourage Kids Foundation and their programs, please visit


Gerard Mc Keon and Joyce Brooks.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/

To list an Upcoming Event

Save the Date
Celebrity Philanthropy News
Society News

Black Tie Magazine TV

Promote Your Event or Business

Event Resource Directory,   Promote your Services
Event Talent  Directory,  
Feature your Talent
Co-hosting events with Black Tie



Back to Home





Launch of the First
Billion Dollar Charity Raffle NFT

Featured Save the Date

Black Tie Gala

Featured Foundation


Peace Angel Project


 Society News

MAnhattan Motor Cars Gala
Jean Shafiroff
Children Of Hope

Pamea Anderson


Prince Albert Gala

Family Film Awards


Family Film Awards


Featured Foundations

chuck feeney

Search the Site



Impact Investment

carbon geocycle

Black Tie China

ma.xiaoqiu, Dyf Entertainment
lang lang foundation

Black Tie Philippines

black tie philippines

Nightlife with Rose Billings

sara Johnson
debutante Ball
Judy Kuriansky
Gerard Mc Keon

Celebrity Philanthropy News

sera Vergera
nicole Kidnman, jennifer Aniston
jean shafiroff, paul mc cartney
princess margaret of kent
Al Pacino, American Icon Awards
clive davis
american hospital of paris foundation
french heritage society
lupus research alliance
un women for peace
ben kingsley
ceylon tea party
Blavk Tie Gala
joyce brooks
central park conservatory
UN Correspondents Association
cardinal dolan
palm beach heart ball
vienese opera ball
lady in red gala
sanford stem cell
weizmann institute
carlos slim
israel 65th anniversary

Black Tie International Realty

secret paradise resort
round island, seychelles

Event Resources Directory

event resource directory



Copyright 2006 Black Tie Magazine. All Rights Reserved .

Privacy Policy |