Harvesters' 2013 Chefs Classic was a great success! Thank you for supporting Harvesters.
Since its inception in 1997, Chefs Classic has raised more than $900,000, enabling Harvesters to provide nearly 4.5 million meals to hungry families in our region.
Chefs Classic allows some of this country’s most talented chefs to dazzle you with unexpected new flavors and ingenious ingredient combinations while you enjoy the ambiance of The American Restaurant. Coupled with the elegant wine pairings slated for each course, Chefs Classic is a true gourmand’s dream! And best of all, proceeds from the dinner benefit Harvesters.
The 2013 Chefs Classic chefs:
• Michael Beard, 715 Mass, Lawrence
• Vinny Dotolo, Animal Restaurant, Los Angeles
• Kelly English, Restaurant Iris, Memphis
• Nancy Olson, Gramercy Tavern, New York City
• Patrick Ryan, Port Fonda, Kansas City
• Todd Schulte, Genessee Royale Bistro
and Happy Gillis Cafe & Hangout, Kansas City
2013 Host Chef:
• Debbie Gold, The American Restaurant, Kansas City, Mo.
Harvesters' Chefs Challenge 2013
Three Chefs Classic chefs accepted Harvesters' Chefs Challenge to create nutritious and tasty dishes and demonstrate their recipes to Harvesters' Project STRENGTH educators, who teach low-income families how to prepare, nuitritious, delicious meals with limited means.
Download the Chefs Challenge recipes below and try them in your own kitchen.
Michael Beard, 715 Mass
Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad
Patrick Ryan, Port Fonda
Grits and Grillades
Todd Schulte, Genessee Royale Bistro
and Happy Gills Cafe & Hangout
Spiced Chicken with Lentils
Top chefs from across the country join with Kansas City's finest to create new and inventive dishes at Chefs Classic.