Left to right: Ben Mulroney, Arron Barberian and Dr. Jeremy Freeman
On Tuesday, May 2nd the Barberian's Steakhouse closed their doors to the public for one night to provide special guests with an intimate and exclusive dinner experience to support otolaryngology research at Mount Sinai Hospital, part of Sinai Health System. The 5th Annual Harry Barberian Memorial Dinner raised an incredible $110,000 to date. The evening was hosted by Ben Mulroney and featured an impressive attendee list from Rush frontman Geddy Lee to Canadian business leaders enjoying fine wine and delectable fare at one of Toronto’s most iconic restaurants.
Harry Barberian helped shape Toronto’s culinary landscape and played host to everyone from Prime Ministers to movie stars. Harry introduced the concept that dining out should be an event and treated everyone as his personal guest this tradition is carried on through this event as a tribute to Harry. In 1986, Harry was treated for cancer by Dr. Jeremy Freeman at Mount Sinai. The care he received provided him with many additional, wonderful years with his family. This event is held every year to celebrate Harry and to raise critical funds to help provide the care and research that helped Harry on his own cancer journey.
"My family is indebted to Dr. Freeman and the many talented physicians who will translate the ongoing support of this special event to impact the future for so many more families." Arron Barberian
Thank you to everyone who attended or supported this incredible evening. You can view photos from the event here.