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Bono Serenades Chef Mario Batali

Image courtesy of Kevin Mazur (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Kevin Mazur (via ABC News Radio)

Bono  has teamed up with celebrity chef  Mario Batali  for the " Eat (RED) Drink (RED) Save Lives " campaign. The U2 frontman has posted an  Instagram serenade to Batali  to kick off the beginning of the fundraiser, in which he sings, "10 bucks. A ginger. A redhead. I'm in."

The video is to help promote an  online contest  -- with proceeds to the (RED) charity -- where the winner will be flown to New York City, put up in a hotel, enjoy a fabulous dinner made by the winner and Mario Batali, and have a behind-the-scenes tour of Batali's Eataly food market. Depending on the number of tickets purchased, each entry runs between $5-10 and can be purchased on  Batali's Omaze.com website .

In addition to the online drawing, from now until June 10, participating restaurants, food trucks and bars are donating a portion of their proceeds to the (RED) Campaign to fight AIDS. 

You can find a full list of the participating food and drink establishments on the  Red.org website .


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