Reality TV stars, media, culinary luminaries and more gathered at Midtown’s beautiful Bombay Palace recently for the second Top Chefs and Friends, Culinary Superstars Dinner Party.

Culinary Bad Boy Chris Nirschel…the superstar celebrity chef behind Midtown’s hot new EVR Restaurant and former contestant on Season Seven of Food Network Star, hosted the event and prepared at five-course feast paired with fine wines for guests.


Celebrity Chefs Salvatore Lima and Chris Nirschel at the Bombay Palace event.

“There’s nothing I live for more than serving great food that comes from my heart to friends family and special guests”, says Chef Chris Nirschel.

He was joined by fellow celerity Chef Salvatore Lima who will soon be seen on the Food Network’s Chopped series.

VIPs who enjoyed the mouth watering offerings at the sumptuous banquet included Fox Morning Extra personality, Tom Murro, Rachel Truehart, Jenna Burke and Jaclyn Swartz of ABC’s The Bachelor 16, Kim G of Real Housewives of New Jersey, and more.


Members of the Bachelor cast enjoying the evening at the Bombay Palace Celebrity Chef event.

Proceeds from the event were directed  to the Food Bank For New York City, and intended to benefit the homeless and hungry of our city.

Guest were also treated to an upcale fashion show featuring “Red Carpet Glamour” gowns modeled by the Bachelor women from the beautiful Mignon line and presented by the NYC Fashion Runway which promotes worthy designers with publicity initiatives, branding and high-profile events.


Jenna-Burke, Rachel-Truehart and Jaclyn Swartz from The Bachelor model Mignon fashions at the celebrity chef event at the Bombay Palace.

The luxury fashion name “Mignon” has been one of distinction on Fashion Avenue for more than half a century. Mignon creates modern clothing with a timeless aesthetic, always a daring and elegant addition to any woman’s wardrobe. Mignon is inspired by elegance, magnificent fabric finishes and sharp tailoring, mixed with a soft feminine style. Each enchanting dress is structured with artful details like layering, draping and beautiful hand beading, making each Mignon style stand out with refinement and precision.

The diners were entertained by the Lauren Henderson Quintet from Music For Tomorrow, along with DJ HoVa T

The event was produced by the Dining Engagement Group