Soup Kitchen



Empty Bowl 2022 is scheduled to take place on

Sunday, October 23 between 11:30am to 2:30pm. This time, we are hopeful that we are bringing back our signature bowls courtesy of the many potters from throughout our region. More details to follow regarding the location and restaurant partners. 

Sponsorship and Ticket Sales are now available for the 2022 Empty Bowl Event!

Click here to download the sponsorship form or complete your purchase below. 

For more information call (818) 562-7778 or email

Executive Chef Sponsors

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Robert & Catherine DeFrancesco


Chef de Cuisine Sponsor

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In Memory of
Bob Piatak


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Cabrini Literary Guild

Sous Chef Sponsors

LaTerra Development

Suzanne McClintock

My Merchant Experts:
Luis Centeno

Parajon Business Solutions: Alex Parajon

Lilly Thompson

Dan Soderstrom,
Dilbeck Realty

Timely Totals
(Stephanie Bennett)


Chef de Partie Sponsors

Laura Friedman,

Burbank First United
Methodist Church

Anthony Portantino,

Ruth & Mike Devine

Express Employment Glendale:
Kimberly Guard

Beth Marcus & Jeff Ring

Anita & Mark Hutchinson


Albert Hernandez Family

Lynn Kronzek &
Rabbi Richard Flom

Crystal Nathaniel

Ed & Ludonna Loney

Roberta Reynolds

Joylene & Robert Wagner

Mike & Mary Ann Real Estate

Michael Rofail,
Pacific Realty Investments

Gloria Salas & Tim Murphy

Rick & Kathy Sessinghaus

Law Offices of
Finkelberg & Finkelberg

Leslie & Ken Smith

Phileen Meskin

Carol & Richard Bennett

Malena Otero

Mike & Karen Swan

True Integrity Insurance & Payroll Services

UMe Federal Credit Union

Mary Jane Weaver

Chris & Suzanne Weerts

Wu Family

Kate Besso/Jamie Besso

Lynda Jackson

Soup Sponsors

Tequilas - Burbank
Coral Café
Kitchen On San Fernando

Metropolitan Culinary Services
Romancing the Bean
The New Deal
Tony's Italian Deli
Whole Foods Burbank

Kathy Sessinghaus
Porto's Bakery & Cafe