Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls: A Benefit for the RI Community Food Bank

Thursday, October 18, 2018
5:30 to 8:00 pm
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet

Tickets will go on sale September 2018. 

Join us for the same great event on a new day of the week as we celebrate our 4th Empty Bowls fundraiser. Enjoy tastings from more than 30 local restaurants while you select a bowl to take home handcrafted by a local artist.

About Empty Bowls

The idea is simple.
Enjoy a delicious selection of tastings from 35 local restaurants.
Choose a handmade artisanal bowl to take home as a reminder of the bowls you’re helping to fill in our community.

Check out our Photo Gallery from the event!

Watch the video below to learn more about Empty Bowls.

Participating Restaurants

Blount Organic Gregg’s Restaurants & Pubs Renaissance Providence Hotel
Cassarino’s Ristorante Hemenway’s RI Community Food Bank Community Kitchen
Chapel Grille Julian’s Russell Morin Fine Catering
Cozy Caterers Knead Seven Stars Bakery
Dave’s Marketplace Legal Seafood The Dorrance
Exeter Job Corps Academy Mill’s Tavern TwoTen Oyster Bar & Grill
Fleming’s New Harvest Coffee Roasters …and more to come!!!

Would you like your restaurant to participate? Use our Restaurant Participation Form to sign up by September 7th!

More details for restaurant available here.

Empty Bowls Sponsors

Hearty Stew Presenting Sponsor

Citizens Bank Presented Logo for Empty Bowls

Chowder Sponsors

Amica Logo for Empty Bowls    Shaws Foundation logo for Empty Bowls

Minestrone Sponsors

Delta Dental Logo    Marcum logo for Empty Bowls    Neighborhood Health Plan of RI logo for Empty Bowls

Chicken Noodle Sponsors

Empire Loan Charity Logo for Empty Bowls    Pawtucket Credit Union logo    UnitedHealthcare logo for Empty Bowls

Bouillon Sponsors

Admiral Packaging logo for Empty Bowls    Citrin Cooperman logo for Empty Bowls    PawSox logo

Sponsor Empty Bowls

Make the next Empty Bowls a success with your sponsorship and gain valuable visibility for your company or organization. Learn more from our Sponsor Packet! For more information contact Kelly Seigh at or 401-230-1679.

Calling All Artists!

We are so grateful to all the talented and generous artists who donate bowls to make this event a success year after year. Watch this brief video for instructions on how you can help!

Bowls can be dropped off at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank at 200 Niantic Avenue in Providence, Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. If you need to arrange a pick-up, contact Kelly. Please fill out this donation form and include it with your bowl donation so we can acknowledge you in our event program.