The Main Dish Serves Up Help for Foster Kids Published May 3, 2011 • Updated on May 5, 2011 at 1:37 pm Tuesday night's Main Dish event wasn't just geared toward finding the best main dish in the greater D.C. area. It also aimed to help find -- and fund -- adoptions for foster children. 9 photos 1/9 Kate Michael Tuesday night's Main Dish event wasn't just geared toward finding the best main dish in the greater D.C. area. It also aimed to help find -- and fund -- adoptions for foster children. Proceeds benefited Kidsave, a not-for-profit child advocacy organization dedicated to finding families for older children forgotten in foster care and orphanages worldwide. 2/9 Kate Michael Chef Bobby Varua and his team from the Front Page. Varua said his father inspired him to become a chef. 3/9 Kate Michael The team from Bartlett Pear Inn in Easton, Md., served up a crowd favorite -- short ribs -- at the Washington Post Convention Center. 4/9 Kate Michael Food writers joined in on the fun... and looked forward to tasting the evening's new delicious dishes. 5/9 Kate Michael Serendipity Chef Jason Ferrell with the evening's host, Barbara Harrison. Harrison's work with foster children includes NBC4's Wednesday's Child programs. 6/9 Kate Michael Serendipity Managing Partner Rodrigo Garcia with Natasha Barrett. Serendipity won the evening's Fundraising Award. 7/9 Kate Michael Emperor's Brand Vodka's Zina Mashin with MoKi Media's Dannia Hakki. 8/9 The ladies from Enjoi Cupcakes tempted attendees with cupcake treats. 9/9 Kate Michael Chef Sammy Davis Jr. flew in from Atlanta to serve up his shrimp and grits -- and to win the People's Choice Award. 0 More Photo Galleries Brag on Your Grad: Celebrating 2020 Graduates in DC, Maryland and Virginia Photos: Protests, Unrest in DC Following George Floyd’s Death Protesters, Enraged by Black Americans Killed, Gather Nationwide NBC4-T44 Friday Fun: Show and Tell!