New Directions Luncheon

Join us for the Boca Raton annual New Directions Luncheon benefiting National Jewish Health, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Event proceeds will support research at National Jewish Health for pediatric allergies and asthma.

Featuring Guest Speaker Michelle Bernstein

Photo by Michael Pisarri

  • James Beard Award-Winning Chef and Restaurateur
  • Guest Appearances on Food Network's "Iron Chef America" and Bravo's "Top Chef"
  • Host of "Check, Please! South Florida" and "SoFlo Taste"
Speaker Presented by Judy Levis Krug

Michelle is pleased to join us to speak about her career and life as we raise awareness and funds for research into the prevention of pediatric allergies and asthma. This is a cause close to her heart as she has asthma and her son suffers with reflux, both conditions are a part of the allergic march, a progressive condition in which National Jewish Health physician-scientists are experts. Read Michelle's full bio.


2022 Event Leadership

Three Generations of The Sandler Family Ladies

Phyllis Sandler
Amy Ross • Robin Rubin • Andrea Schnurmacher
Ali Benmen • Brittany Kohn

Full Luncheon Committee


For More Info

Contact Danielle Ross
561.477.5400 | 

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COVID Precautions

The health and safety of our guests is of the utmost importance. We strive to make your experience as safe as possible. Masks, as well as proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test will be required. If need be, we will utilize a beautifully tented, outdoor space at Boca West Country Club. We will continue to monitor and comply with COVID-19 guidelines.


2020 Luncheon Highlights

Lesly Deutch Suzanne Deutch Jill Deutch Frank Weinstock Saragale Wientock


2020 Committee
Committee from 2020 Luncheon with Guest Speaker Dara Torres