Ivoryton, CT - Owner Ian Phillips of the Copper Beech Inn in Ivoryton, Connecticut has announced that executive chef Tyler Anderson will be participating in the Fifth Annual "Greenalicious" Culinary Extravaganza in Aspen, Colorado, to benefit the Children's Health Foundation.
The event takes place at Montagna at The Little Nell on Tuesday, July 19th, 2011. The Extravaganza is an evening featuring champagne, food prepared by acclaimed chefs, wine pairings, and a live auction benefitting the Children's Health Foundation Lunch for Life Program. Chef Anderson is among eight chefs chosen to participate at the event to create a delicious five course dinner.
"Chef Anderson has such amazing skills, and it's wonderful to see his talent recognized among some of the top chefs in the nation. Participating in an event that will not only raise money for the Children's Health Foundation, but also awareness about healthy eating is something I fully support, and I know the food Chef Anderson will create will reflect delicious but healthy options," - Ian Phillips
The Children's Health Foundation has raised $3 million for it's Lunch for Life and student-related programs in schools, impacting more than 75,000 students in the state of Colorado. Children's Health Foundation has established itself as a leader, innovator, and champion of health initiatives that seek to eliminate childhood obesity through healthy school lunches. More information about the Lunch for Life program and the Children's Health Foundation can be found at www.childrenshealthfoundation.net
The Copper Beech Inn is an intimate 22-room country hotel situated in the hamlet of Ivoryton within the historic town of Essex, along the Connecticut River. The chic, casual Pip's at the Copper Beech Inn, a 2010 AAA Four-Diamond award winner, offers innovative culinary choices, created by Chef Anderson each evening beginning at 5pm. For more information regarding the Copper Beech Inn and Pip's, call 860.767.0330 or visit www.copperbeechinn.com.