From Left – Top Row; Bobby McKinney – Ms Pub, Michael Rhoades – US Foods, Tim Gallagher – US Foods, Sous Chef – 712, Rey Chavez – Stokes, Michael Boisseree – Reinhart Foodservice, Wilson Calixte – LeVoltaire, Jared Clarke – Timber Wood Fire Bistro, Dan Watts – Sysco, Kimbler Harrold
Bottom Row; Anthony Kueper – Dolce, Patrick Micheels – Monarch Prime, John Engler – Society 1854, Pat Ratigan – Spencer’s, Dawn Spinharney – Liberty Tavern, James Davis – Institute for the Culinary Arts.
(Not Pictured; Dario Schicke – Dario’s Brasserie, Shawn Phifer – Mode De Vie, Jason Siroise – Ika San, Erik Rickard – Kith & Kin, Oscar Hernandez – 712
This event is made up of top area chefs who donate their time & talents to prepare a 5 or 6 course meal with wine pairings. The guests nor the chef know who will be matched with whom until cocktail hour when one representative from each group of ten selects a chef by drawing a knife from a butcher block. This is when the chef greets his table and takes them back to be wined and dined for the rest of the night! This event ends by a live auction of chefs donating their services in the comfort of your own home for a private party!
Proceeds and donations from the event go to feed the hungry through the Heartland Foodbank and raise money for culinary scholarships at the Metro Culinary Institute.