Jean Shafiroff

Daniel Boulud And Herb Karlitz

Karlitz & Company CEO Herb Karlitz hosted a special chef-filled evening to toast Citymeals-on-Wheels and his culinary marketing agency’s 25th Anniversary at Ginny’s Supper Club on Tuesday.

Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff along with Marcus Samuelsson, Francois Payard, Elizabeth Falkner, Scott Conant, Frank Pellegrino, Dino Gatto, Alex Guarnaschelli, and Daniel Boulud were among the stars in attendance. The evening featured a bar filled with 25-year-old vintage wines and champagne from Karlitz’s personal cellar, a selection of signature cocktails, buffet dinne, meatballs from Rao’s and Red Rooster and ├ęclairs from Francois Payard. Karlitz presented a check to Citymeals Board Co-President Daniel Boulud and Director of Partnership & Events Robyn Stein.

Karlitz also announced that the upcoming Harlem EatUp! Festival, which he co-founded with Marcus Samuelsson, will help benefit Citymeals-on-Wheels and Harlem Park to Park. Over 150 guests including Ray Isle, Allen Salkin, Steve Aiello, Nicole Noonan and Steven Knobel turned out for the special evening. For more information, visit and

Photos By: Patrick McMullan