Local chefs showcase their best recipes for the Meals on Wheels fundraiser

Local chefs showcase their best recipes for the Meals on Wheels fundraiser

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Meals on Wheels West Michigan organizes a competition to help seniors!

The competition pits 15 of the best chefs and restaurants in our state against each other in the 8th annual Chef’s Specialty fundraiser.

All proceeds go back to the program – helping to bring nutritious meals to seniors in Kent and Allegan counties.

The friendly food fight takes place at Frederik Meijer Gardens on Wednesday, October 12 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM and honors local philanthropist, Dr. Kahn Nedd, co-founder of the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute.

This is the lineup of the evening!

  • Chef Jenna Arcidiacono, Amore Trattoria Italiana
  • Chef Spencer Drudy, Terra GR
  • Chef Jameson Ewigleben, Social Misfits
  • Chef Tommy Fitzgerald, Jose Babushka’s
  • Chef Nicholas Gonring, Gordon Food Service
  • Chef Kristi Kriger, Meels on Wheels Western Michigan
  • Chef Monica Mitidieri, Monica’s Gourmet Cookies
  • Chef Oscar Moreno, MeXo
  • Chef Kyle Murray, built in town
  • Chef Bryan Nader, Trinity Health Hospitality Services
  • Chef Salvadore Oliveros, La Huasteca
  • Chef Jeremy Paquin, Bistro Bella Vita
  • Chef Chris Perkey, Taverna Rossa
  • Chef Gary Szotko, Lewandowski’s Market
  • Chef Jessica Ann Tyson, candied yam

Cookbooks with each recipe will be available there too!

tickets are still available and start at $75 for Young Professionals.

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