What Do Some of Sacramento’s Top Chefs and Culinary Craftsmen Do With Time Off? Shut Down Part of “L” Street, Host a Party of Hundreds, and Shave their Heads for Childhood Cancer!

Taro Arai, Patrick Mulvaney, Chris Jarosz, Sonny Mayugba and Billy
Zoellin among many join Henry & Simon deVere at Keaton Raphael
Memorial’s spirited St. Baldrick’s downtown parade and head-shaving event

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ChildhoodcancerawarenessKeaton
Raphael Memorial (KRM)
taps into the “Spirit of the Irish” with a
lively parade and gathering organized by restaurateurs Henry and Simon
deVere and Patrick Mulvaney. A rivalry has developed between the deVere
brothers and Mulvaney through a friendly challenge to raise funds and
awareness for child cancer research through this signature, annual St.
Baldrick’s event. This year, the challenge has gone viral, as Mulvaney’s
“Sactown Baldies” and “Team deVere’s Bald Crusaders” have enlisted the
support of some high-profile culinary professionals and taken their friendly
feud to social media



Emcee Patrick Harbison, Taro
, Henry
& Simon deVere
, Chris
, Sonny
, Patrick
, Billy
and other Sacramento area culinary talent welcome
hundreds of shavees and supporters of Keaton
Raphael Memorial
and St.
Baldrick’s Foundation

WHAT: Downtown Sacramento’s signature St.Baldrick’s head-shaving event of
2017, sponsored by Keaton Raphael Memorial to raise funds and
awareness for childhood cancer research.

Monday, March 13, 2017:

4:30 PM– “Sactown Baldies” begin shaving at Mulvaney’s B & L

5:30 PM– Parade commences from Mulvaney’s B &L towards deVere’s
Irish Pub

6:00 PM– Photo Op: Parade processional arrives at deVere’s

6:00 PM– 9:00 PM (hundreds shaved by Supercuts


B & L
, 1215 19th Street, Sacramento, 95814


Irish Pub
1521 L. Street, Sacramento, 95814


Everyone knows someone who has been impacted by childhood cancer.
The deVere brothers host this yearly event in honor of their
father, Dr. Ralph deVere White M.D., a Senior Advisor Emeritus
with U.C.
Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
. Through their efforts, the
brothers have raised more than $1.5 million for cancer research.
Their passion has inspired celebrity head-shaving participants and
fueled the friendly
rivalry with Mulvaney
. According to Henry deVere: “Simon
and I look forward to another successful St. Baldrick’s and to
summer vacation. We’ve been taking Patrick Mulvaney to school all


Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM)
Kirk Taber, 916-730-7708