|The 14th Annual Hamptons Happening benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) will happen on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Taking place on the estate of Maria and Kenneth Fishel, The Hamptons Happening is one of the Hamptons’ most anticipated summer benefits and will once again feature tastings from some of the top chefs and restaurants in New York City and the Hamptons.
The event will be hosted by CBS 2 News anchor Chris Wragge and will honor Chef Matt Lambert, Executive Chef & Co-owner of The Musket Room, Michelin Star Recipient; Ramy Brook Sharp, Founder & Creative Director of Ramy Brook; and Joe Farrell, Founder & President of Farrell Building Company.
The Hamptons Happening is chaired by Event Co-Founder Marion N. Waxman, Sponsorship Chair Karen Amster-Young & Journal Chair Erica Linden-Fineberg. The Hamptons Happening committee members include Chris Arlotta, Ellen Antonucci, Jordan Brail, Maria Fishel, Barbara Lambert, Jessica Mackin, Laurie Schaffran, JakeTaub, and Erin Woudsma.
The Hamptons Happening is among the most eagerly awaited events of the Hamptons social calendar. Drawing on average 300 guests, the event will again feature silent and live auctions and will take place under a tent on the stunning 15-acre Bridgehampton property of Mariaand Kenneth Fishel. The benefit is a scrumptious celebration of New York’s finest cuisine, personally presented by the top chefs of the most celebrated restaurants in New York City and the Hamptons. Guests indulge their appetites for the savory and the sweet, mix and mingle, bid on exciting auction items and dance to today’s hottest tunes, all the while collaborating to fund the quest for a cure for cancer. The event’s producer is Robin Lathrop of ByRobin and music is donated by Untouchable Events.
Sponsors and event partners include: AmTrust Title, Farrell Building Company, J.P. Morgan, Palm Bay International, ByRobin, The Independent, with Hampton Luxury Liner as the Transportation Sponsor, and Hamptons Magazine as the Media Sponsor. Participating restaurants, chefs and spirits brands include, to date: 21 Club, Backyard Brine Pickle Company, Burke & Wills, BuzzPop Cocktails, Centro Trattoria & Bar, Clarkson Ave. Crumb Cakes, Eataly, Ete, Five Senses Catering, Fresh Direct, Gabriel Kreuther, Golden Pear Café, Insatiable EATS Catering & Event Specialists, Haas Brothers Tequila, Magnolia Bakery, MarieBelle Chocolates, The Musket Room, Montauk Hard Label, OPA! On The Go, Restaurant Lola, Saaz Indian Restaurant, Seafood Shoppe, Simple Vodka, South Fork Bakery, Union League Club, and Woops Macarons.
Performers from The National Circus Project will return to The Hamptons Happening for a third year to delight attendees with their whimsical presence and magic tricks.About the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF)
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer. This research is the basis for developing minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $100 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Press Check-In 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
VIP Ticket Holder Access 6:00 p.m.
Red Carpet Arrival 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.*
Auction 7:30 p.m.*
*Subject to client approval
At the Home of Maria & Kenneth Fishel and Family Bridgehampton, NY
VIP Ticket $1,000
Individual Ticket $425
Millennial Ticket (30 & under) $200