Chefs Classic 2013 is Sunday, June 23!
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. For more information on Chefs Classic, please call Megan Hunter at 816.929.3016.
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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 2012
Four Chefs Classic chefs accepted Harvesters' Chefs Challenge to create nutritious and tasty dishes using ingredients commonly distributed by the food bank. They demonstrated 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.
Frank Dominguez, Farmland Foods
Caprese Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Howard Hanna, The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange
Sunny-side Egg with Beans
Carl Thorne-Thomsen, Story
Fideo with Chicken and Peas
Debbie Gold, The American Restaurant
Chick Pea Chili and Coriander Soup
Top chefs from across the country join with Kansas City's finest to create new and inventive dishes at Chefs Classic.