New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will salute corporate and other “partners” at the 2014 Best of New York Award Dinner on Wednesday, May 14, in the Trianon Ballroom at the New York Hilton Midtown, Avenue of the Americans at 53rd Street in Manhattan. The evening will begin with a Guest of Honor Reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner and the award presentations at 7:15 p.m. City Tech graduate Michael Lomonaco ’84, celebrity chef and managing partner, Porter House New York at Time Warner Center, will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
This year’s Best of New York Award honorees are Brookhaven National Laboratory, Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 1 (IATSE), National Science Foundation, and Société Culinaire Philanthropique, all of which have long partnered with the College in furthering its mission as a major force in the development of skilled graduates ready for the high-tech careers that increasingly define the global economy. The 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award honoree is Allen Susser ’76, president & CEO, Chef Allen’s Consulting, and founding chef, Taste of the NFL.
Established in 1982, the Best of New York Award Dinner is hosted by the City Tech Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1981 to raise funds for the College. Proceeds from the annual dinner help fund foundation-sponsored scholarships and other student financial assistance and professional development programs. For tickets and additional information, call 718.260.5025.