Author Jane Bernard hosts fundraiser at Indomania Restaurant for Feeding South Florida 10/19/11

Author Jane Bernard hosts fundraiser at Indomania Restaurant for Feeding South Florida
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7:30 pm
Indomania Restaurant
131 26th Street (off Collins Ave.)
Miami Beach, FL 33140
$35 per person, excluding drinks, tax and gratuity
RSVPS are required to attend the event. To RSVP, contact Indomania at (305) 535-6332

Event Open to the Public; Bernard to Speak About How Everyone Benefits When We Feed the Hungry, as Explained in Her Book, Am I Really Hungry? 6th Sense Diet: Intuitive Eating

The public is invited to not only learn about how feeding the hungry can benefit everyone, but also to enjoy a delicious three-course dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Miami Beach’s Indomania restaurant. Jane Bernard, New York author of the book Am I Really Hungry? 6th Sense Diet: Intuitive Eating is partnering with the popular restaurant to host a cocktail reception/dinner benefiting Feeding South Florida™ (formerly Daily Bread Food Bank).

In Am I Really Hungry? Bernard provides a 21st century way to think about diet and eating: focusing on values and priorities, instead of calories and losing weight. One of the book’s chapters, The Lucky Ones, explains how to turn food and eating obsessionsinto a positive and productive part of life by tuning into food needs of others. She refers to how when we feed the hungry, everyone benefits. Bernard regularly speaks at benefits to raise awareness about the needs of the hungry.

Indomania restaurant proprietors Ineke and Pieter Both-Berends are co-hosting the event to raise awareness of local hunger, and specifically to help feed local hungry children. Chef Ineke, who cooks and eats intuitively, contributed two recipes to Am I Really Hungry? The menu for the event will consist of Indomania’s acclaimed Dutch-influenced Indonesian foods including a cup of Soto Ayam (featured in the book); rijsttafel, including 13 to 14 different dishes; and spekkoek, layer cake with a scoop of coconut ice cream.

Attendees will enjoy a short talk by Bernard about using the senses when eating, and intuitive eating. Jennifer Wescott, marketing manager of Feeding South Florida, will also speak briefly about how Feeding South Florida provides food for the more than 936,000 South Floridians who are food insecure.

Indomania will donate 75 percent of all food sales from the event to Feeding South Florida. Copies of Am I Really Hungry? will be on sale for $15.97 plus tax. For every book purchased, Bernard willgive $5 to Feeding South Florida.

For more information about Jane Bernard and Am I Really Hungry? 6th Sense Diet: Intuitive Eating, visit The book is available on and

For more information about Indomania restaurant, visit

Feeding South Florida™ (formerly Daily Bread Food Bank) is a not-for-profit organization that empowers other South Florida not-for-profit organizations to assist people in need and improve their lives. Feeding South Florida does this by providing food and other grocery products; and by educating and engaging our community to fight hunger and poverty. Through a local network of more than 800 other not-for-profit organizations, Feeding South Florida strives to serve children, the elderly, the mentally and physically challenged, veterans and the working poor with compassion and integrity. Feeding South Florida is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Over 29 million pounds of food are distributed within the community by Feeding South Florida each year. Feeding South Florida’s headquarters is located at 2501 SW 32 Terrace, Pembroke Park, FL, 33023. For more information, please call (954) 518-1818 or visit

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