Pay It Forward with Daniel Curtis on Thursday, Aug. 8
Annual benefit features live music, hot food, and cool drinks
By Virginia B. Wood, 5:30PM, Mon. Aug. 5
After local hospitality professional Daniel Curtis experienced a serious spinal cord injury in 2011, his family, friends, and co-workers put together a successful benefit for him with the Lone Star Paralysis Foundation. Curtis is now two years into recovery and hosting a benefit to make sure others have access to the same great care.
Daniel's unique perspective makes him the perfect host for a fundraiser to benefit LSPF. Because of his hospitality background and connections, he and his friends know how to throw great parties, and the annual Pay It Forward event is one of the best sip and stroll shindigs on the Austin charity calendar. This year, one of Austin's favorite cover bands, Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes, will provide the music while Casa Brasil serves coffee, and Tipsy Texan David Alan dispenses handcrafted cocktails featuring local spirits.
And while guests are enjoying music and drinks, an impressive lineup of chefs will be serving signature dishes: Josh Watkins and Plinio Sandalio of the Carillon; Tatsu Aikawa of Ramen Tatsu-ya; John Bates of Noble Sandwich Company; David Bull of Congress and Second Bar + Kitchen; Shawn Cirkiel and Steven Cak of Parkside; Mat Clouser and Callie Speer of Swift's Attic; Jason Dady of Bin 555 in San Antonio; Ned Elliott of Foreign & Domestic; Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue; Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine; Jack Gilmore of Jack Allen's Kitchen; Harold Marmulstein of Salty Sow; Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki of La Condesa and Sway; Phillip Speer of Uchi and Uchiko; and Shane Stark of Kenichi.
Tickets to Pay It Forward with Daniel Curtis are $125 for VIP early entry or $75 and are still available here.
Thursday, Aug. 8, 6-10pm
AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center1900 University