Star chefs gather for Street Eats event


By Keith Mizuguchi, SF Station



Several of the best chefs in the Bay Area are gathering at the Ferry Building on Saturday, October 5 for a gala event to benefit the local non-profit OneVietnam.











A chef preparing one of the many dishes at an event.


Gwen Nguyen with OneVietnam said the organization works to foster philanthropy in the Vietnamese-American community. “OneVietnam launched in 2010 here in the Bay Area with support from the Ford Foundation. We use social media and an online network to connect the Vietnamese community,” Nguyen said. “We support more than two dozen grassroots organizations, including those fighting human trafficking, improving education and providing healthcare in Vietnam.”



Nguyen said the Street Eats idea came about because of the importance of street food in the Vietnamese community. Like in many Asian cultures, street food is a way of life for many in Vietnam. Some peddle their wares on the streets and there are marketplaces and night markets littered throughout the country; these gatherings are part of the social fabric of life. Perhaps no one knows that better than Chef Charles Phan, who is the Gala Chair and part of the Board of Directors for OneVietnam. The executive chef and owner of The Slanted Door Group said he’s proud to be a part of Street Eats, saying “it not only supports a great cause, but also provides a unique culinary experience” for guests.

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