Barack Obama dines at Ayesha Curry's restaurant with husband Stephen on Presidents' Day
Steph Curry and Barack Obama dined out at Ayesha Curry's restaurant in San Francisco with another celebrity couple.
Steph Curry and his wife Ayesha celebrated President's Day on February 18 in a special way.
The couple had dinner with a real President, Barack Obama, at Ayesha's restaurant, International Smoke, in San Francisco, and posted a photo on social media to prove it.
"No greater privilege than to cook for this man on Presidents Day. Thank you for the highest honor @barackobama!"
SHARING PRESIDENT'S DAY WITH #44
For those not in the know, Steph and former President Barack Obama are close friends, and the professional basketball player is a keen supporter of Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative.
Especially thrilled to receive Obama, was Alysha's partner, celebrity Chef Michael Mina, who considered cooking for the former president a privilege.
Washington's Birthday has become an occasion in which US Presidents are traditionally honored.
LEGENDS JOIN THE CURRYS AND OBAMA
To make the evening even more star-studded, singer John Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, joined the Currys and Obama for dinner. Only Michelle Obama was missing to complete the little company,
WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY WITH BARACK OBAMA
We must admit it's pretty cool to celebrate everyone's favorite President's Birthday with a real live president. After all, Washington's Birthday has become an occasion in which US Presidents are traditionally honored. It is also the day when the sitting President awards The Purple Heart (which carries an image of Washington) to soldiers injured in the course of duty.
SUPPORTING THE "MY BROTHER'S KEEPER" INITIATIVE
Of course, Obama wasn't in San Francisco just to dine with the Currys and the Legends, though he and Steph have become close friends and often go golfing together.
Stephen Curry and John Legend were taking part in a "My Brother's Keeper" conference, and the two celebrities and Obama were there to talk to - and inspire young men and boys of color with their example.
During his town hall at #MBKRising, @BarackObama reminded the young men in the audience, "somebody out there is believing in you." At the @ObamaFoundation, we're committed to lifting up the next generation. No matter where you are, we believe in you. pic.twitter.com/zWWwBX4wow— David Simas (@d_simas) February 20, 2019
THE "MY BROTHER'S KEEPER ALLIANCE"
The "My Brother's Keeper Alliance" is a project created by the Obama's Foundation to create new opportunities for boys and young men of color, providing support through mentoring, education, job training, and scholarships.
The Obama Foundation also administers a scholarship program through the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy.
The foundation is also charged with overseeing the construction of It oversees the creation of the Barack Obama Presidential Center, which includes a museum and the Barack Obama Presidential Library.
In a related story, Barack Obama and Stephen Curry talk to minority boys during 5th anniversary of "My Brother’s Keeper"