Chefs – and farmers – named for high-profile Tower Bridge dinner

This year’s roster includes first women chefs picked for gala dinner

The first two women named to oversee the Tower Bridge dinner are Allyson Harvie, formerly of Block Butcher Bar and now with soon-to-open The Patriot at the Milagro Centre in Carmichael; and Molly Hawks, who along with husband Michael Fagnoni owns Hawks in Granite Bay and the new Hawks Public House in East Sacramento. The other selected chefs are Bill Ngo, chef/owner of Kru Contemporary Japanese Cuisine; Kelly McCown, executive chef at The Kitchen Restaurant; Ramon Purez, chef/owner of Puur Chocolat; and Fagnoni, who is teaming with his wife.