LIVE-Dinner at Blue Hill at Stone Barns with Susan and David Rockefeller, Iconic Fashion Designer Alber Elbaz, and Sustainable Fashion Pioneer Julie Gilhart

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime culinary evening at the world renowned Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Join Susan and David Rockefeller, iconic fashion designer Alber Elbaz, and sustainable fashion pioneer, Julie Gilbert at Blue Hill at Stone Barns for dinner and conversation exploring innovation in fashion and design as well as creative approaches for ensuring healthy soils and healthy seas.

Alber Elbaz:

Alber Elbaz served as the Creative Director of Lanvin, one of the world's most revered fashion houses, from 2001 to 2015. He made the label one of the most coveted in the industry, fusing its rich heritage with his own unique twist. Elbaz has won numerous accolades for his contributions to fashion design, including the CFDA's 2005 International Designer Award and, in 2007, he was awarded the highly prestigious Legion of Honour in Paris.

Julie Gilhart:

Fashion industry veteran, Julie Gilhart, is a creative business consultant for influential clients, from the leading online e-commerce platform, Amazon, to the luxury goods group, LVMH. She has also worked extensively with labels such as Goyard, Jil Sander and Prada. Ms. Gilhart is a board member of Mulberry, Kelly Slater’s Kering-backed label Outerknown, Parsons School of Design, and Tomorrow LTD. She is also an advisor to the CFDA, most recently working with them to establish the CFDA + Lexus Fashion Initiative for sustainability.

Susan Rockefeller:

Embracing the mantra “Protect What is Precious,” Susan Rockefeller is a documentary-filmmaker, designer, and longstanding environmentalist. Her award-winning films have aired on HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel. Her latest endeavor, Musings, is an online magazine that produces sharable digital content addressing complex global issues in an easily digestible format. In her philanthropic work, Susan sits on the boards of Oceana, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, Southampton Arts Center, The Land and Garden Preserve and the We Are Family Foundation. She is an advisor to MADE SAFE, Food System 6, and Oceanic Global.

David Rockefeller:

David Rockefeller, Jr., Chairman of Rockefeller & Co., is an active participant in the nonprofit arena, especially in the areas of environment, the arts and philanthropy. He served as a member of the Pew Oceans Commission from 2000-2003, and founded Sailors for the Sea in 2004 to educate the recreational boating community about significant challenges to ocean health. He is a Trustee of the Museum of Modern Art, the Asian Cultural Council, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

Blue Hill at Stone Barns:

In spring of 2004, Blue Hill at Stone Barns opened within the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York. The Barbers helped create the philosophical and practical framework for Stone Barns Center, a working four-season farm and educational center just 30 miles north of New York City, and continue to help guide it in its mission to create a consciousness about the effect of everyday food choices. Sourcing from the surrounding fields and pasture, as well as other local farms, Blue Hill at Stone Barns highlights the abundant resources of the Hudson Valley. There are no menus at Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Instead, guests are offered the multi-taste Grazing, Rooting, Pecking menu featuring the best offerings from the field and market.

Terms and Conditions:

Dates based on availability

Valid from September 2017 – September 2018

Value: Priceless

Generously donated by Blue Hill at Stone Barns, and Susan and David Rockefeller

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