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Run for Your Knives 5K

The Run for Your Knives 5K will be held Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the Culinary Institute of America, 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538.

This will be the 9th annual running of the rain or shine event, sponsored by the CIA Alumni. The Run is part of the CIA’s 2018 homecoming.

The entry fee is $40 per person for alumni and guests. There is no charge for current CIA students.

You must register online by September 16th.

Free T shirt and gift bag to the first 400 registrant/participants.

400 is also the entry cutoff.

To register go here:

Race day schedule:

7:00 am Registration

9:00 am  5K begins

Proceeds from the Run will fund scholarships for CIA students.

For more information call Lisa Vanata (845) 905-4279 or email her at









Barilla America, Inc.

Electronic Processing Services, LLC

Pepsi-Cola of the Hudson Valley

Ventura Foods, LLC




Affinity Group 

Allied Sales & Distribution 

Ansberry Sales, LLC


Artisan Food Group/Albert Celentano ’84 

Barrie House Coffee Co., LLC 

Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Collection 


Brookefield Farms 

Paul ’98 and Stephanie Bulman 

The Chazen Companies

Chef’s Premium/Albert Celentano ’84 

The Cook & The Cork/Keith Blauschild ’88 

Corewood Ventures

Cosimo’s Restaurant Group/Cosimo’s Brick Oven of Poughkeepsie, Inc. 

The Craddock Family/Karen Craddock ’95 

Crew Restaurant & Bar

Crystal Springs Resort 

Daniel O’Connell’s Sons, Inc.

Delicato Family Vineyards 

Ed’s Seafood Shed/Pete Blohme ’86 

Efco Products, Inc.

Empire BlueCross BlueShield

Lee W. Ewing ’10

Family of Armand Ferraro ’88

FDNY Peter J. Farrenkopf Memorial Scholarship 

Fortino Family/Mark Fortino ’86 

Gigachef/Lisa Brefere ’78 

Goldstein Family/Barrie House Coffee 

Gordon Food Service 

Harney & Sons Fine Teas 

Harvest Restaurant Group 

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Co. 

Inspire Brands 

Craig James ’92 & Carla James 

JW Marriott – Nashville

Jeff Baldwin ’80 Scholarship 

Kitchen Campus/Johnny Hernandez Jr. ’89 

Kitchen Culture, Inc.

La Gloria/Johnny Hernandez Jr. ’89 

Lakeland Bank 

McCain Foods/Brooke Brantley ’97 

Mina Group, LLC

Morgan Stanley & Co./Karen Craddock ’95 

Newport Restaurant Group

Otesaga Resort Hotel

Panini Pete’s/Pete Blohme ’86 

PJ’s Coffee 

Relais & Chateaux, North America

Remington’s/Eddie Ledesma-Porter ’05

Richmor Aviation, Inc. 

SAGE Dining Services

Salsa Brava 

Sandridge Food Corporation 

Matthew & Cammie Schaefer ’96 

Silo Ridge Country Club

Sorrento Lactalis/James Binner ’90

Squid Ink Eats & Drinks/Pete Blohme ’86 

Stein Eriksen Lodge

Sunset Pointe/Pete Blohme ’86

The Breakers – Palm Beach

Turning Stone Casino Resort

Ventura Foods, LLC 

Woodloch Pines Resort

The “WOW GUYS” at Hudson Valley Office Furniture

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Walk MS: Poughkeepsie

Walk MS: Poughkeepsie  will be held Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Culinary Institute of America, 1946 Campus Drive, Hyde Park, NY 12538. The Walk MS: Poughkeepsie is a bit of a misnomer- the event is actually held next door in Hyde Park.

The walk, with both 1 and 3 mile options, will be held rain or shine.

Parking available on campus- enter through 1st Court entrance.

Dogs and children are welcome- both must be accompanied by an adult.

Register at Participants can register as either individuals or form teams.

There is no entry fee for the Walk, but participants are asked to fundraise in advance of the event. Organizers estimate the cost of putting on the event to be about $25 per person. The average donation raised is about $250 per person.

Participants can earn a variety of cool merchandise by achieving various levels of fundraising. $100 raised, for example, will earn the participant an event T shirt.

Online registration ends Thursday, May 2nd. If you haven’t registered by then, visit the registration area the morning of the Walk.

Walk day schedule:

8:30 am  Registration

10:00 am  Walk begins

Proceeds from Walk MS benefit the National MS Society in their work to fund research to cure MS and to provide services that help people with MS live their best lives.

Walk MS Poughkeepsie hopes to raise $69,000 this year. Last year’s event attracted 394 participants.

Walk MS is the 12th largest fundraising event in the country. Nationally, the organization raises $45 million per year from 400 walk events involving over 300,000 people.

To learn more, visit  or call (800) 344-4867.



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