First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at Blue Hill Restaurant at Stone Barns for a political fund-raiser Sunday afternoon in quiet fashion, marking her second trip to the Pocantico Hills destination in two years.
A motorcade including a town car and four trucks--three Chevy's and one Ford--and two police cars approached the venue minutes after noon. The cars arrived without sirens or blinking lights, and quickly drove up the winding road leading to the restaurant.
Ms. Obama came to Blue Hill Restaurant to benefit the Obama Victory Fund, a joint fund-raising committee comprised of Obama for America, the Democratic National Committee and several state Democratic parties.
Tickets for the brunch started at $1,500. One man waiting in his car on a long line at around 10 a.m., who wished to remain anonymous, said VIP tickets were as much as $25,000.
The First Lady previously along with the wives of United Nation dignitaries for a farm-to-table picnic. During that visit, Ms.Obama also met with area third-graders who had the chance to .
Dan Barber, executive chef at Blue Hill, is a member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Ms. Obama added a nutrition component to the council, which previously focused on fitness and sports.