Hue-Chan Karels, Open Kitchen Chef-Owner, helped Cornerstones Community Partnerships plan and organize its first fundraiser event benefiting Cornerstones‘ Solar Initiative.  This event, Open Kitchen’s second Table 2 ∙ 3 ∙ 1™ dining event “Fiesta del Sol” benefit dinner was held on October 25, 2019.

The event brought together Chef Matt Yohalem and Chef Ray Naranjo to present 2 Cultures (Native American & Creole), 3 Common Ingredients, producing 1 Amazing Meal! The Fiesta del Sol benefit dinner surpassed sponsorship and ticket sale goals with 170 guests, over 30 sponsors- 2 amazing chefs – a staff of over 30 culinarians and servers – to achieve it all!