That's Amore

| December 28, 2011 | Parties National

THE PARTY At the James Beard Foundation’s annual fall gala dinner and auction at Guastavino’s, more than 250 foodies devoured a five-course meal paired with fine Italian wines curated by James Beard Award–winning chefs Mario Batali, Marc Vetri, Nancy Silverton and Michael White. THE PLAYERS Joseph Bastianich and Keith Luce chatted with Countess LuAnn de Lesseps. Lisa Niccolini, wife of Four Seasons Restaurant co-owner Julian Niccolini, won a pair of signed Batali crocs for $450. OVERHEARD “The amount of crocs I own are too many to count!” –Batali

Photos by Mark Von Holden


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