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  • Writer's pictureMary Ann

Le Bon Appetit, hosted by Chef Kelly English and Le Bonheur Club

Enjoy the finest delicacies prepared by more than 45 chefs from across the country.

Kelly English, chef/owner of Restaurant Iris, Second Line, Iris, Etc., and Magnolia House, along with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital’s founding organization, Le Bonheur Club, will host Le Bon Appetit on June 9, 2018. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Concourse with 40-plus chefs from across the country, including 17 featured Memphis chefs. The event brings some of the nation's most celebrated talent together in Memphis, all working to continue the mission of raising funds for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

“The patients, families and physicians of Le Bonheur have sparked a passion among our participating chefs,” said Chef Kelly. “They come together in this great city to provide an evening of incredible food to benefit the only comprehensive children’s hospital in Memphis. I am honored to host and work alongside them and I’m humbled to see how much Le Bonheur has come to mean to them.”

“Le Bonheur Children’s and our entire Le Bonheur family loves Chef Kelly,” said Meri Armour, president of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. “His passion for what we are doing is infectious and I am grateful to him and to each of the chefs who come together to cook in honor of the exquisite care we are providing our patients.”

Le Bon Appetit was held in 2012, 2014 and 2016 and has raised more than $800,000.00 for the hospital. Tickets are currently on sale for $250 per ticket, VIP tickets for $500 and sponsorship opportunities are available. Learn more at,, or by calling 901-287-6308.

About Le Bonheur Children’s: Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., treats more than 250,000 children each year through community programs, regional clinics and a 255 bed state-of-the-art hospital. Le Bonheur serves as a primary teaching affiliate for the University Tennessee Health Science Center and trains more than 350 pediatricians and specialists each year. Nationally recognized, Le Bonheur is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital.

For more information, please call (901) 287-6030 or visit Connect with us at, or on Instagram at lebonheurchildrens.


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