The Main Dish Serves Up Help for Foster Kids

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.

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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.
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Chef Bobby Varua and his team from the Front Page. Varua said his father inspired him to become a chef.
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The team from Bartlett Pear Inn in Easton, Md., served up a crowd favorite -- short ribs -- at the Washington Post Convention Center.
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Food writers joined in on the fun... and looked forward to tasting the evening's new delicious dishes.
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Serendipity Chef Jason Ferrell with the evening's host, Barbara Harrison. Harrison's work with foster children includes NBC4's Wednesday's Child programs.
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Serendipity Managing Partner Rodrigo Garcia with Natasha Barrett. Serendipity won the evening's Fundraising Award.
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Emperor's Brand Vodka's Zina Mashin with MoKi Media's Dannia Hakki.
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The ladies from Enjoi Cupcakes tempted attendees with cupcake treats.
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Chef Sammy Davis Jr. flew in from Atlanta to serve up his shrimp and grits -- and to win the People's Choice Award.
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