FloFab Coming to Stew Leonard’s Sept. 24; Enter a Raffle To Meet Her

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Food writer Florence Fabricant will be at Stew Leonard’s in Yonkers from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 24, signing copies of “Park Avenue Potluck Celebrations,” a cookbook by the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center that she edited.

You can enter a raffle to meet her personally by clicking on this link to the Stew Leonard’s website. You must enter by Sept. 20.

All the info, in a press release, after the jump.

MEET Award-Winning Food Writer Florence Fabricant

and MEMEBERS OF tHE SOCIETY OF MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING Cancer Center

AT STEW LEONARD’S IN YONKERS

FOR A SIGNING OF THEIR NATIONAL BEST SELLING COOKBOOK

Park Avenue Potluck CELEBRATIONS

Friday, September 24 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.

WHAT: Award-winning food writer and contributing New York Times columnist Florence Fabricant and members of The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will visit Stew Leonard’s Yonkers store to meet fans and sign copies of Park Avenue Potluck CELEBRATIONS, the national best selling cookbook and entertaining guide. Created and authored by The Society’s members and edited by Ms. Fabricant, Park Avenue Potluck CELEBRATIONS is a compilation of 80 sensational heirloom recipes and entertaining ideas, party-planning tips and personal anecdotes from members and friends of The Society of MSKCC who are among New York’s most celebrated hostesses.

Stew Leonard’s will be selling the book at the special price of $24.99. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Park Avenue Potluck CELEBRATIONS will provide funding for The Society’s patient care, research and education programs at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Stew Leonard’s is also holding a raffle for 20 lucky fans to win a private meet & greet with Ms. Fabricant and members of The Society’s Cookbook Committee. The winners will meet the authors from 4:15 – 4:45 p.m. to have their book signed before the signing officially begins at 5:00 p.m. Fans can submit their entries via http://www.stewleonards.com/html/10fabricantraffle.cfm or the ballot box at Stew Leonard’s store in Yonkers. Entries will be accepted until 9 a.m. on Monday, September 20. Winners will be notified by email on Tuesday, September 21.

WHO: Florence Fabricant is an award-winning food writer who contributes regularly to the New York Times Dining pages. She is the author of eight cookbooks.

Founded in 1946, The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of patients, supporting cancer research and providing public education on the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.

WHEN: Friday, September 24 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Stew Leonard’s, 1 Stew Leonard Drive, Yonkers, NY 10710 Phone number for customer questions: (914) 375-4700

WHY: A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Park Avenue Potluck CELEBRATIONS — which is dedicated to the patients of MSKCC as well as their families and caregivers — will provide funding for The Society of MSKCC’s patient care, research and education programs.

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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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