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Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine raises $560,000 for scleroderma research

Posted at 12:44 PM, Oct 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 15:44:10-04
Top chefs, celebrities, and community leaders joined forces at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas for the bi-annual Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine charity event to raise money for the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
The Oct. 13 event was hosted by comedian Bill Bellamy and featured an array of guests including the cast of Pawn Stars. Dinner was prepared by Top Chef Masters alumni Rick Moonen, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, and Hubert Keller.
The Gazillionaire from Absinthe hosted an exclusive live auction to raise funds towards Scleroderma research, while comedian Bob Saget entertained guests with a musical standup routine. The night was capped off with an energetic performance by pop rock band Neon Trees.
Generous donations throughout the evening helped raise more than $560,000 for the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
Scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the patient experiences hardening and tightening of the skin. Severe forms of scleroderma may affect internal organs.