The Lord & Taylor Benefit Bash brought out Former NY Yankees player Tino Martinez, The View’s Sherri Shepherd, photographer Alan Batt and celebrity chefs for a good cause, to benefit local New York City charities, on November 10th in the Lord & Taylor flagship store in New York.
Martinez signed copies of the new Official Major League Baseball World Series Film Collection, Shepherd signed copies of her new book, Permission Slips, and photographer Alan Batt, creator of Small Things Savory, was joined by Chefs George Mendez of Aldea, Sue Torres of Suenos and John Delucie of Waverly Inn, who autographed their culinary creations in Batt’s book.
Shoppers were treated to special performances by Public School 75 and Young People’s Chorus Intermezzo, led by conductor Amy Kotsonis, Bryant High School Women’s Chorus, led by conductor Cara Bernard, Young People’s Chorus Cantare, led by conductor Elizabeth Nunez, Young People’s Chorus Chorale, led by conductor Francisco J. Nunez. a coat fashion show, visits with Santa and complimentary ornament painting and calligraphy.
Check out the slideshow below for highlights of the special events.
Lia Chang is an actor, performance and fine art botanical photographer, and a multimedia journalist.