A Taste of Ginger Monday, March 27

Monday, March 27
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

The 13th annual Taste of Ginger culinary and cultural experience benefits Joslin Diabetes Center’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative. For more information, visit www.aadi.joslin.org.


Joslin Diabetes Center hosts “A Taste of Ginger” at MFA

13th annual event benefiting Joslin’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative


WHAT:                 One of Boston’s most anticipated culinary occasions of the year, A Taste of Ginger, will be held onMonday, March 27 in the beautiful Art of the Americas Wing at the Museum of Fine Arts. Proceeds from A Taste of Ginger will benefit Joslin Diabetes Center’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) which works to enhance the quality of life and health outcomes for the rising number of Asian Americans living with diabetes, and collaborates with Joslin as they work to find a cure.

Each year, hundreds of supporters and foodies gather to enjoy a lively evening, including the opportunity to meet and taste the cuisine of Boston’s most celebrated chefs such as Joanne Chang, Jasper White, Andy Husbands and Dave Becker amidst the beauty of the MFA.

Emceed by NBC Boston anchor and health reporter Kristy Lee, the event will honor David Wong, owner of Empire Garden Restaurant, for his outstanding commitment to Joslin’s AADI .  Dr. Nandan Padukone, head of the Office of Commercialization and Ventures at Joslin Diabetes Center will co-chair the event alongside Hepzi Fonseca.



WHEN:                Monday, March 27, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.


WHERE:              Museum of Fine Arts
Art of the Americas Wing
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115


FOR TICKETS:     Tickets are $250 per guest, and can be purchased online at: www.joslin.org/ginger


About Joslin Diabetes Center

Joslin Diabetes Center is world-renowned for its deep expertise in diabetes treatment and research. A federally designated Diabetes Research Center, affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Joslin is dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes and ensuring that people with diabetes live long, healthy lives.  We develop and disseminate innovative patient therapies and scientific discoveries throughout the world. For more information, visit www.joslin.org.


About the Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI):

In response to the rising rates of diabetes in the Asian American population and the lack of culturally relevant research, clinical care, and education, Joslin Research Director George L. King, MD, and supporters of Joslin Diabetes Center, established the AADI in 2000. For over a decade, the AADI has made substantial advances to enhance to quality of life and health outcomes for Asian Americans living with diabetes through research, education, outreach and culturally appropriate treatments.

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