EDENS Celebrates Re-opening of Union Market With Iconic Sunday Supper to Benefit James Beard Foundation

Washington D.C.'s Most Renowned Chefs To Host Sunday Supper June 3, 2012

Apr 11, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EDENS, one of the nation's leading retail real estate owners and developers, will partner with the James Beard Foundation to create the inaugural Sunday Supper at Union Market on Sunday, June 3, 2012. Washington D.C.'s most renowned chefs will participate in an evening for the community to experience a private, family-style dinner.  Sunday Supper will benefit the James Beard Foundation and FoodCorps events in D.C.

The historic Market is being redeveloped by EDENS in an effort to create a best-in class, year-round, indoor food market featuring over 40 local vendors. This authentic artisanal marketplace will be a catalyst for a more vibrant Union Market District encompassing the culinary epicenter of D.C.

Sunday Supper will be hosted by James Beard Foundation award winners R.J. Cooper of Rogue 24 and Fabio Trabocchi of Fiola, as well as Bryan Voltaggio, VOLT, Frederick, MD; Jamie Leeds, Hank's Oyster Bar; Mike Isabella, Graffiato; Katsuya Fukushima, Daikaya; Nora Pouillon with Todd Woods, Restaurant Nora; Robert Weland, Cork Wine Bar; Nate Anda, Red Apron Butchery; Robb Duncan, Dolcezza; Warren Brown, Cake Love; Scott Drewno, The Source by Wolfgang Puck; Nicholas Stefanelli, Bibiana Osteria; Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve; and Pastry Chef Tiffany MacIsaac, Neighborhood Restaurant Group.  Joining these chefs will be mixologists Derek Brown of The Columbia Room and Gina Chersevani. 

Sunday Supper will take place Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Union Market, 1309 5th Street NE in Washington D.C. A cocktail reception will begin at 6:00PM followed by a seated dinner at 7:00PM. Tickets are $200 for James Beard Foundation Members and $240 for the general public.

For information on the event, please call 301-347-3294 or visit www.unionmarketdc.com.  For more information on the James Beard Foundation, please visit www.jamesbeard.org. For more information about FoodCorps please visit www.foodcorps.org.

About EDENS:
EDENS develops, owns and operates neighborhood shopping centers in primary markets throughout the East Coast. Focusing on innovative development and redevelopment together with key acquisitions in urban areas, the Company has built an institutional-quality portfolio of 125 retail centers. By focusing on design, merchandising and community engagement, EDENS is committed to enhancing the communities in which they do business. EDENS has Regional Headquarters in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Miami and Columbia, S.C. For additional information about the Company and its retail real estate portfolio, please visit www.EDENS.com.


For further information: Jamie Kronfeld, London Misher Public Relations, [email protected], +1-212-759-2800