Posted: May 19, 2021 / 4:17 pm MDT
Updated: May 19, 2021 / 4:17 p.m. MDT

Three celebrity Denver chefs team up to raise awareness on the rise in Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) attacks across the country. Penelope Wong of Yuan Wonton, Caroline Glover of Annette, and Carolyn Nugent of Ulster Street Pastry reach out to their local Colorado colleagues to donate items to Better Together – Colorado for AAPI, a fundraiser that supports AAPI causes.

What began as a casual conversation between Wong, Glover, and Nugent quickly grew into a new effort with more than 30 chefs, restaurants, small businesses, and local musicians attending.

The list of participating chefs, restaurants, small businesses and local musicians who offer price packages includes: Annette, Avanti, Nail Salon in Base Coat, Bellota, Brider, Carreras Tacos, Chef Alina Martell, Corrida, Subsidiary Thai Kitchen, Frasca Food & Wine, Fruition, Ginger Pig, Goody Get Rights, Herdbäckerei, Hopfengasse, Le Fancy Boards, Melted, Commercially Available, Meta Asian, Miette et Chocolat, Mukja, Not Yo Mama’s Cupcakes, OAK, Platter Me Up Colorado, Pho King Rapidos, Restaurant Olivia, Reunion Bakery , Smōk Barbeque, Blind Kitchen, Temaki Den, The Lumineers, TMP / Nathaniel Rateliff, Ulster St. Pastries, Uncle, Yuan Wonton.

How to support
This is a month long fundraiser in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Three lucky winners will be selected by raffle during the month of May, in addition to a main winner at the end of the month. Visit the Fundraiser’s Gofundme to participate. There is a minimum donation of $ 25 to enter the raffles. Each donation counts as one entry and the number of entries / donations is unlimited. Donations can be made until 11:59 p.m. (CET) on May 31, 2021. The fundraiser will then end and a grand winner will be selected.

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