Common Threads Hosts 2nd Annual Cooking for Life Sunday Brunch on September 25

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Common Threads, a not-for-profit organization, which provides hands-on cooking and nutrition education to children, families and teachers in underserved communities, is teaming up with celebrity chefs to host its Second Annual Cooking for Life Sunday Brunch on Sunday, September 25 from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

The event, chaired by Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and Chef Michelle Bernstein, will bring together a select group of the country’s most renowned chefs to raise funds to support current programs being held in 108 M-DCPS schools and partner sites. Hosted at The Confidante hotel, guests will enjoy exquisitely curated brunch favorites and cocktails, Miami Beach views and a silent auction.

“I am honored to Co-Chair the Cooking for Life Sunday Brunch for a second year in a row. Teaching children and families how to cook nutritious, healthy meals so they can take control of their physical and emotional health is meaningful for me,” said Bernstein. “Common Threads joyful and affirmative hands-on curriculum has made a significant impact on children and families in South Florida, and with our continued support it will continue to flourish through school and community partnerships.”

In addition to Bernstein, participating chefs include Chef Richard Ingraham as well as Lindsay Autry, Aaron Brooks, Adrianne Calvo, John Critchley, Jamie DeRosa, Amaris Jones, David LeFevre, Anita Lo, Dena Marino, Michelle Minotti, Dale Talde, Cesar Zapata, and Mark Zeitouni. Mixologist John Lermayer. iHeartRadio is a committed Media Sponsor for Common Threads.

Brunch tickets can be purchased on the official event page. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, contact Scott Crews at


Aside from the brunch, Common Threads is launching an Inaugural Cooking for Life Family Takeover Day event. This will be a community event to celebrate the children and families that the organization serves in the local Miami-Dade County area. The day will include interactive family cooking classes, food demos, yoga, live music and more for the entire family to enjoy. Click here for more details.