Outside, it was cold and stormy. Inside a nondescript building near Manhattan's West Side Highway, however, a monumental party was raging. The outstanding charity Cookies for Kids Cancer, which has done an astonishing job raising money to fight pediatric cancer, was hosting its Third Annual Chefs for Kids Cancer gala. In a scene straight out of a Henry VIII banquet, over two dozen of the cities best chefs—from Shuko's Nick Kim to Bobby Flay— made dinner for several hundred guests. To get a sense of the greatness of the party, check out these stats.
Number of all-star chefs & pastry chefs: 45!
Number of top mixologists mixing drinks for the party: 6