Bon Appetit Is Hosting an Instagram Live Dinner Party Friday

Money will be raised for nonprofit The Lee Initiative for restaurants, service workers struggling due to Covid-19

Each course will be hosted by a different editor, along with chefs, food creators and celebrity guests - Credit by Bon Appetit
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Bon Appetit is hosting a dinner party Friday, Instagram Live-style, to benefit restaurants and service workers struggling due to Covid-19.

The multi-course dinner party will kick off on the magazine’s Instagram account at 4:30 p.m. ET and raise money for nonprofit fund The Lee Initiative. Each course will be hosted by a different Bon Appetit editor, along with chefs, food creators and celebrity guests.

The schedule follows (all times ET):

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Saffitz will also appear on an exclusive episode of TakeABreak on Instagram Friday, inviting viewers into her kitchen as she bakes a babkallah.

Instagram said, “The restaurant and food industries are facing immense challenges right now, and supporting them is critical to the well-being of entrepreneurs, communities and the economy. We remain committed to small businesses as they fight to stay open and shift online, and we’ll continue to explore new ways to support them.”


david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.