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Copland House Revue De Cuisine Gala
11/17/2010 - By New York, NY

Copland House Revue De Cuisine Gala

Over 120 guests filled Daniel, one of the jewels of the restaurant world, to capacity on Sunday evening, October 17 for Copland House�s 5th eagerly-anticipated annual culinary and musical gala.

The event pairs renowned chefs with America�s leading composers and performers. These memorable events benefit Copland House�s musical, educational, and public programs at Copland�s restored, National Historic Landmark home in Cortlandt Manor and at Merestead in Mount Kisco.

This year�s gala, Revue de Cuisine, took a fanciful view on life, love, drama, and whimsy in the kitchen. The
evening began with an impeccable selection of hors d�oeuvres prepared by Chef Daniel Boulud and his stellar chefs (hors d�oeuvres included Vegetarian Roll with Hearts of Palm and, Espelette Pepper Sauce, Vodka Beet Cured Hamachi with Horseradish Cream, Taylor Bay Scallop Ceviche with Celery and Mango
Parsley Arrancine with Saint Nectaire, Sugar Cane Skewered Shrimp with Rouille, Crispy Duck and Foie Gras Craquelin with Plum Coulis), and a silent auction that included a luxury weekend at Newport�s legendary Vanderbilt Hall, a dazzling array of pearls and other gems from Jewel of Ocean, boating trips around Manhattan, a private concert, and much more. Chef Boulud�s 4-course gastronomic symphony followed in the exquisitely re-designed main dining room, interspersed with music by Leonard Bernstein, William Bolcom, Derek Bermel, Grant Beglarian, and Bohuslav Martin impeccably served by the internationally-acclaimed Music
from Copland House ensemble and renowned narrator Jamie Bernstein.

Guests included Gala Underwriters Teri and James Babcock and Carol and Robert Morris, renowned art lecturer and former gala honoree Rosamond Bernier, WNBC-TV newscaster Chuck Scarborough and daughter Elizabeth, author and long-time Fortune editor Carol Loomis and husband John, photographer Steve J.
Sherman and Veronique Firkusny, Jamie Bernstein (daughter of Leonard), composer and New Yorker editor Russell Platt, Copland House Board President and Phelps Hospital Vice President Lawrence Faltz and wife Elyse, Ann and Thomas Scheuer, Ruth and David Schwab II, Susan Geffen, Marian Hamilton, Medical
Director of Northern Westchester Hospital�s Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center Dr. Alain deLotbiniere and daughter Sophie-Alexa, author Lawrence Krauser, and artist Katherine Petitti Kornel.

Photos By: Trish Lewis

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