The French Culinary Institute and Quintessentially Host Starlets And Chef-Activists At A Private Screening of FOOD INC.

by CHRISTINE COOLIDGE · June 10, 2009

Jacob Soboroff, Kirsten Dunst [Jacob Soboroff, Kirsten Dunst.  All photos by ZACH HYMAN for PMc] Manhattan's hottest foodies and starlets turned out for last night's special sneak screening of FOOD INC, a documentary by filmmaker Robert Kenner which uncovers the truths about the food we eat.  Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Robert Kenner, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Rocco Di Spirito, Susan Ungaro, Peter Hoffman, Sirio Maccioni, Silvano Marchetto, Drew Nieporent, Laurent Tourondel, Kirsten Dunst, and Jean-George Vongerichten snacked on the delicacies prepared by the prestigious student chefs from The French Culinary Institute.

The event hosts included Quintessentially President (Americas Region) Diana Berman, Founder & CEO The French Culinary Institute Dorothy Hamilton, Ted Allen, Anthony Bourdain, David Chang, Tom Colicchio, Scott Conant, Wylie Dufresne, Bobby Flay, Danny Meyer, Jacques Pepin, Ruth Reichl, Eric Ripert, Martha Stewart and Alice Waters.

Jacob Soboroff, Kirsten DunstChristine Barankski Jacob Soboroff, Kirsten Dunst, Christine Barankski

Dorothy Hamilton, Kenneth Cole Dorothy Hamilton, Kenneth Cole

James Lowther, Antony Todd James Lowther, Antony Todd

Bethany FrankelJeffrey Wright, Carmen Ejogo Bethany Frankel, Jeffrey Wright, Carmen Ejogo

Karen Duffy, Carmen Scott Karen Duffy, Carmen Scott

Susan Ungaro, Ted Allen Susan Ungaro, Ted Allen

Dan Barber, Aria SlossRegis Philbin, Joy Philbin Dan Barber, Aria Sloss, Regis Philbin, Joy Philbin