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North End Chef Jose Duarte honored by Susan G. Komen MA

Susan G Komen MA Executive Director Ronnie Cohen-Boyar and Chef Jose Duarte, Photo: Susan G Komen MA

Taranta’s Chef Jose Duarte was honored with the Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Business Partner Promise Award Aug. 8 in Boston.

Chef Duarte was recognized for his leadership and service in the community and for 4 years of commitment and dedication participating in Chefs for Cure, event that takes place once a year as an exclusive tasting-style event that features an array of gourmet cuisine from some of our state’s finest chefs. Chef Duarte received the award in the name of all the participant Chefs and expressed his continuing support to Susan G Komen MA.

The Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is an organization that works with, and on behalf of, breast cancer survivors and those who support them in local communities. With 75 percent of net proceeds generated by the Affiliate staying in Massachusetts, the Affiliate is able to fund educational programs, offer grant money to organizations that support its mission, and help better the lives of those facing breast cancer. For more information, visit