2022 Joel Buchman Charity Golf Classic

Please join Chefs Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, Jérôme Bocuse, Gavin Kaysen, Michael Anthony, Esther Ha, Shaun Hergatt, James Kent, Alex Lee, Bryan Noury, Mathew Peters, & the Ment’or Golf Committee for our 2022 Charity Golf Tournament!

We are excited to bring back this key fundraiser while enjoying a fantastic day on the course at Deepdale Golf Club, one of the preeminent private clubs in America.  This event is held in honor of one of our great supporters and founding Board members, the late Joel Buchman. Proceeds support Team USA 2023 and our young chef programs.

This tournament is named after Joel Buchman who was dedicated to building a strong network and community of young American cooks for the restaurant profession. Your support helps provide aspiring culinarians access to unique educational opportunities, valued mentors, and also support for Team USA at the 2023 Bocuse d’Or. 

The late Joel Buchman surrounded by all of his chef friends.

We hope you can join us for a day of fun on the course!

Deepdale Golf Club
300 North Service Road
Manhasset, NY 11030

Monday, August 15, 2022
9:00 AM: Registration
10:00 AM: Shotgun Start
Cocktail Reception and Awards Ceremony to Follow


Individual player: $3,500
Fair market value is $800

Basic Foursome: $12,500
Fair market value is $3,200

Includes greens fees, caddie fees, breakfast, on-course lunch, refreshments throughout the day and cocktail reception & awards ceremony


Four Golfers
Logo included on one (1) tee sign
Four (4) tickets to the dinner the night before at Per Se
Fair market value is $5,000

Three (3) golfers plus one (1) chef golfer
Logo included on Two (2) tee signs
Six (6) tickets to the dinner the night before at Per Se
Fair market value is $5,100

Four (4) golfers plus one (1) chef golfer (5 players total)
Logo included on Two (2) tee signs
Presentation of Longest Drive or Closest to the Pin
Eight (8) tickets to the dinner the night before at Per Se
Fair market value is $6,800

Purchase tickets below.
To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please email david@mentorbkb.org.

If you are unable to join us but would like to donate or sponsor a chef, please click here.

Terms & Conditions: Tickets are non-refundable. Price does not include accommodations or travel. All net proceeds will be donated to ment’or, Ltd. Please consult your tax advisor regarding deductibility. Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcohol; please drink responsibly. By purchasing tickets, you agree to abide by course rules and regulations. 



The Pin Polo for a Cause

We are thrilled to share Chef Thomas Keller and Peter Millar’s “The Pin Polo for a Cause” collaboration!

As one of Ment’or’s founders, Chef Keller has dedicated himself not only to raising the culinary profession’s standards but also to providing aspiring cooks with the encouragement and opportunities necessary for igniting their future success and ingenuity. 

By purchasing a polo, you, too, can participate in inspiring culinary excellence in young chefs as well as preserving America’s culinary traditions and quality. 50% of all proceeds from this special limited-edition polo collaboration will benefit Ment’or. 

This polo is crafted to deliver enduring comfort in a sleek style that seamlessly transitions off course. It’s constructed from an antimicrobial performance fabric that features moisture-wicking, four-way stretch and easy-care benefits. The unique print was created in collaboration with one of our featured Artisans of Craft, Thomas Keller, and his iconic restaurant, The French Laundry in Yountville, with a repeating clothespin design. Finished with genuine mother-of-pearl buttons. 


  • Men’s 92% polyester / 8% spandex polo
  • Tailored Fit
  • Four-way stretch, moisture-wicking, easy-care benefits and antimicrobial properties
  • UPF 50+ sun protection
  • Sean self-fabric collar, two-button placket
  • Machine wash with like colors; Tumble dry low. Do not iron. Do not dry clean
  • Imported

To purchase, please visit the Peter Millar site

Commemorative Monsieur Paul Bowl – Set of 2

This special bowl was made in collaboration with Steelite to honor Chef Paul Bocuse on his birthday. These elegant bowls are embossed with a special message “Celebrating M. Paul”  and birth date in gold script. Purchase your set of two bowls today to join us in raising a toast to him on February 11th!

(Retail Value $25 each bowl)

Mentors Virtual Inspiration Event with Chef Gabriel Kreuther

Join renowned Chef Gabriel Kreuther and Ment’or for a virtual culinary voyage to Alsace!


Explore Alsatian cuisine with Chef Kreuther as he demonstrates how to create Spaetzle and a decadent festive dish of Tartare of Yellowfin Tuna and Diver Scallops with Caviar

Featured Dishes:


Tartare of Yellowfin Tuna and Diver Scallops with Caviar


Sunday, December 19, 2021

Time:  6:00pm EST

Via Zoom

Your experience includes:

– Zoom link to join the class

– Recipe and ingredient list

– An exclusive Q&A with Chef Kreuther and the launch of his cookbook “The Spirit of Alsace”

Proceeds benefit Ment’or in support of young chefs in America.


Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:

Key Details: 

Once your purchase is confirmed, you will receive an email confirmation.

At least 5 days before the class, you will receive an additional email from Ment’or with all information you need to join, including suggested ingredients, prep notes, and the recipe. 

You will receive your Zoom login details at least 3 hours in advance of the class. If you have questions or cannot find the email, please contact jaimie.chew@mentorbkb.org 

The class is scheduled to be 60 minutes long, but please allocate an additional 10-15 minutes in case it runs over. 

Terms and Conditions:

Tickets are non-refundable. All net proceeds will be donated to Ment’or, Ltd. Please consult your tax advisor regarding deductibility. (C)2021 Ment’or, Ltd. All rights reserved.

Please note that the amount of the contribution that is deductible for federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess of the amount of money contributed over the value of the goods provided by Ment’or.  Ment’or will send you an acknowledgement letter.


Virtual Cooking Class With Chef Bradley Kilgore

Don’t miss an exclusive virtual culinary experience with Chef Bradley Kilgore!

Don’t miss this exclusive event!

Included in this virtual event, you will enjoy:

Cocktail and cooking demonstration alongside Chef Bradley Kilgore, a special AAdvantage® Aviator® cardmember gift and a Q&A session.

(Ingredients are not provided)

Featured Menu:
Rosemary Scented Manhattan with Brandy Cherries and Burnt Orange
Boursin Risotto with Brown Butter Scallops, Dill and Lemon

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
6:00 PM EST
 | Virtual Cooking Lesson

Via Zoom

Proceeds benefit Ment’or in support of Team USA and young chefs in America.

This private event is for American Airlines AAdvantage® Aviator® Mastercard® cardmembers and their guest only. 


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Key Details:

Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an email confirmation.

At least 5 days before the virtual culinary experience, you will receive an additional email from Ment’or with all the information you need to join.

You will receive your Zoom login details at least 3 hours in advance of the virtual culinary experience. If you have questions or cannot find the email, please contact jaimie.chew@mentorbkb.org 

The experience is scheduled to be 60 minutes long, but please allocate an additional 10-15 minutes in case it runs over. 

In order to gain entry to the Zoom, please make sure to confirm the name that will appear for your log in.  Only the names on the list will be admitted to the experience.  If you have purchased this ticket for a guest, please provide us with this name prior to the class to prevent any delays in admitting the guest. 

We recommend you arrive to join the virtual culinary experience 5 minutes early to set up your device and connection. You will need a device to stream the Zoom, a strong internet connection, the ingredients in the recipe, and suggested kitchen equipment. 

You will be muted upon entry to the room. Please remain muted and use the “raise hand” feature if you would like to be unmuted to ask a question. You can also type your questions into the chat. 

We recommend staying in Speaker Mode for the duration of the Zoom. This will allow you to have the best view of the Chef and cooking. 

Terms and Conditions:
Tickets are non-refundable, but may be transferred with prior notice. All net proceeds will be donated to Ment’or, Ltd. Please consult your tax advisor regarding deductibility. (C)2021 Ment’or, Ltd. All rights reserved.
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