A beautiful autumn night in late September inside the lovely surroundings of
Central Park Zoo.
Wildlife Conservation Society's sixth annual Sip for the Sea held on September 27, 2018
Celebrating the opening of WCS's New York Aquarium Donald Zucker and Barbara
Hrbek Zucker exhibit Ocean Wonders: Sharks!
Guests indulged in a surprising mix of delectable bites. Savoring exquisite cuisine from
the very best sustainable and seasonal in New York.
The freshest of ingredients were prepared and presented by the finest chefs while
tastings were paired with excellent sustainable wines.
Some highlights included Grandmom's steamed beef shank buns at Takashi, Almond's
smoked tacos, the delicious eggplant meatballs by the Ivarone Brothers Quality Foods
and the brioche encrusted crab cake at The Tuck Room just to name a few of the
evening's fine offerings.
Wineries this year included Pumphouse White, Frei Brothers Merlot, Ramon Bilbao
Albarino 2017, The Palm Whispering Angel Rose, Rodney Strong Chalk Hill
Chardonnay and several more excellent pairings.
Inside the Grand Taster Plaza guests sipped the finest Westward American single malt
whiskey while the shuckers by Red Oyster opened the freshest oysters while guests
Sip for the Sea is an exceptional dining experience, enjoying fabulous food
with the outstanding selections of wines while one meanders through Central Park Zoo
listening to the Blue Viper jazz band overlooking the sea lions at play makes for a truly
Elizabeth Ann and Maggie Beller
Savita and Jay Bharadwa
PARULINA Fine Jewelry
Kathleen and David Glayman
Lindsay and Russel Grant
Melissa and Carney Hawks
Marisa and Robin van Bokhorst
Vice President and Director of WCS New York Aquarium
Jon Forrest Dohlin
@nyaquarium @SipForTheSea @theWCS