HFend | March 2014


  • Cookies for Kids’ Cancer
    Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a nonprofit organization committed to finding a cure for pediatric cancer, held a Chefs for Kids’ Cancer benefit in New York last month. OXO, Bormioli Rocco and Breville joined forces with more than 40 top chefs and celebrities and raised nearly $900,000. Gretchen Holt of OXO, co-founder of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, with chef Mario Batali.
  • TERVIS Sundance Film Festival
    Celebrities at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year kept warm at the Music Lodge with hot toddies served in personalized Tervis mugs. Tervis was the official drinkware supplier for the Music Lodge, a venue which celebrated its 10th anniversary at Sundance this year. More than 100 mugs were personalized and gifted to the actors, including John Lithgow, left, and Alfred Molina.
  • Gift For Life
    Gift for Life’s 22nd annual Party for Life fundraiser was held on a recent snowy night in New York to benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. Left:Gift For Life’s Peter Schauben; DIFFA’s Johanna Osbourne; Stu Teller and Frank Joens of Gift For Life.
  • Gift For Life
    Peter Schauben of Gift for Life; Joe Fahy and Jessica Goldberg of tag, who accepted an award in honor of the late Norman Glassberg, who posthumously received the Trailblazer Award; Clare Smith, Aid to Artisans (emerita), who received the Bert Tonkin Gift of Giving Award; Clifford Adler, Kurt Adler Company, which received the Chuck Yancy Lifetime Achievement Award; and Stu Teller of Gift For Life.
  • Safavieh Style Magazine
    Attending the recent The Safavieh Style Magazine launch party in Manhattan were the retailer’s execs Michael Yaraghi, Darioush Yaraghi and Alexis Kmitis.
  • Lalique
    International wine critic James Suckling, who created Lalique’s 100 Points stemware and barware collection, participated in a recent wine and music event hosted by Lalique at New York’s City Winery. Here, Suckling, left, and John Matta of Italian winery Castello Vicchiomaggio enjoy the event.
  • Swiss Diamond
    Swiss Diamond fry pans were among the giveaways at a gift suite in honor of the Golden Globe awards earlier this year. “The Bold and the Beautiful” star Hunter Tylo, right, posing here with Swiss Diamond’s Jason Ledbetter, was among the celebrities who stopped by to investigate the diamond-reinforced cookware.