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Kozue Sawame

The Silk Road Gala 2010 is an annual fund raising benefit for the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at InterContinental Boston, featuring star chef Ming Tsai, host of public television's Simply Ming, chef/owner of Blue Ginger Restaurant, and cookbook author, as this year’s Gala Chair. Other local celebrity chefs joining Tsai, are Joanne Chang of Myers + Chang and Flour Bakery + Café, Jody Adams of Rialto, Cambridge, Ting San of Oishii Boston, Michael Schlow of Via Matta, Radius and Alta Strada, Jasper White of Summer Shack, and Patricia Yeo of Ginger Park along with Executive Chef Didier Montarou and Chef de Cuisine David Chinta of InterContinental Boston.


The program will feature a mini “Iron Chef” recreation, with a gentle competition between chefs, and Ming Tsai filling the role of “Mr. Chairman.”

About the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence:

The mission of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) is to provide hope to survivors and prevent domestic violence in Asian families and communities. ATASK is New England’s only provider of linguistically and culturally appropriate services and programs for Asian survivors of domestic violence. For domestic violence victims who are unsafe, helpless and hopeless, ATASK offers a safe haven, help and hope over fear.


ATASK offers:

Housing in our emergency shelter

Outreach to Asian communities and a 24-hour multi-lingual helpline

Programs and services that support clients and their children and empower them to live independent lives

Education and training for youth, providers, and the public







10:15am – 11:15am

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

InterContinental Boston: 510 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02210



Kozue Sawame, Silk Road Coordinator, Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

617-338-2350 x232 | kozue@atask.org | www.atask.org



  • Chef Ming Tsai, Silk Road Gala 2010 Chair - Chef/Owner of Blue Ginger; host of Simply Ming
  • Chef Didier Montarou, Execuative Chef, InterContinental Boston
  • Chef Devanand (David) Chinta, chef de cuisine at Miel "Brasserie Provencale" of InterContinental Boston
  • Paul W. Lee, Silk Road Gala 2010 Gala Co-Chair, ATASK Board of Directors, Partner, Goodwin Procter
  • Kija Kim, ATASK Board Chair, President, Clark Hill Partners
  • Linda Chin, ATASK President and Executive Director
  • Tim Kirwan, General Manager, InterContinental Boston
  • Marjorie Clapprood, Clappazzola Partners, Silk Road Gala 2010 Event Production
  • Chris Spinazzola, Clappazzola Partners, Silk Road Gala 2010 Event Production

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