Weber Presents: Command of the Grill: A Salute to Steak: A Collection of Recipes to Benefit Charities that Support Marines

Supporting sponsors who have graciously donated their services and/or time to the Command of the Grill fundraising effort are:

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United Airlines
United is proud to serve as the official and exclusive airline of Command of the Grill™. The Chicago-based company donated round-trip airline tickets to fly all the finalist Marines and their spouses or guests -- plus Command of the Grill event staffers -- to New York City for the final competition.

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Six Marriott hotels in New York City donated more than 100 free nights to house the finalist Marines and their families during Fleet Week, including hotels representing Marriott, Renaissance, and Courtyard by Marriott.

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A fleet of all-new Jeep Commander SUVs will be provided for ground transportation for the Marines and their families in New York City during Fleet Week and the Command of the Grill competition.

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FCL Graphics
The printing company, based in Harwood Heights, IL (a suburb of Chicago), donated almost half the production costs to complete the Command of the Grill: A Salute to Steak cookbook and retail display cartons.

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Smith & Wollensky
The quintessential New York steakhouse donated a welcome reception for the finalist Marines, the charities' representatives, and those involved in the fundraising effort. The restaurant's executive chef, Victor Chavez, will be a judge for the final event.

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Weber, America’s premier manufacturer of gas and charcoal grills, sponsored the semi-final grilling competitions including providing grills, event staff, food, and charcoal for each grilling competition, and prizes for the local winners. Weber also donated the cost of the editorial development for the cookbook and all marketing materials and support to publicize the fundraiser.