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Join us for this fantastic evening, mix and mingle with your favourite TV chefs, bid on fabulous silent and live auction items, all while enjoying delicious food and drinks.  Our top 50 fundraisers take the stage with our celebrity chefs and compete under the spotlight and against the clock to create three unique dishes and win the coveted title of Culinary Showdown Champion! 

Register NOW and secure your spot at the Culinary Showdown!

 

Event schedule

Cocktail Reception

6:00pm-7:00pm

Join our celebrity chefs, judges, sponsors and fundraisers for cocktails. Check out our fantastic silent auction and start bidding early on some exceptional must-have items.
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The Culinary Showdown

7:00pm-11:00pm

The Culinary Showdown competition kicks off!  Our Chefs work with their teams against the clock to deliver the ultimate dishes to our judges in a race to become the Culinary Showdown champion. Gala attendees get a front-row seat to all the onstage action while enjoying a gourmet three-course meal. 
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FUNDRAISING REWARD LEVELS

Be one of our Top 50 Highest Fundraisers and compete on stage with one of our Celebrity Chefs during the Culinary Showdown. You will also earn your Chef jacket/apron and attend the Celebrity Chef Cooking School.

*REGISTER AS A CONTESTANT to earn the opportunity to compete in the Culinary Showdown 2022.

TOP 50 FUNDRAISERS

  • Raise/Donate $5,000+:  You will be guaranteed to compete on stage at the Culinary Showdown!  You and one guest will participate in Celebrity Chef Cooking School, attend the Culinary Showdown gala as well as receive your chef’s jacket/apron.

  • Raise/Donate $4,000+:  You and one guest will participate in Celebrity Chef Cooking School, attend the Culinary Showdown gala, and receive your chef’s jacket/apron. If you are one of our Top 50 fundraisers, you will compete on stage at the Culinary Showdown. 

  • Raise/Donate $3,000+:  You and one guest will participate in Celebrity Chef Cooking School and receive your chef’s jacket/apron. If you are one of our Top 50 fundraisers, you will compete on stage at the Culinary Showdown. Only the fundraiser will attend the Culinary Showdown gala.

  • Raise/Donate $2,000+:  You will participate in Celebrity Chef Cooking School, attend the Culinary Showdown gala, and receive your chef’s jacket/apron.  If you are one of our Top 50 fundraisers, you will compete on stage at the Culinary Showdown.

  • Raise $1,000 +/- : You will be pro-rated for one seat to attend the Culinary Gala portion of the event.

*Registration/Administration fee of $50.00 per registrant will be applied.*

FUN-draising is made easy with our online platform. Gather your friends, family, and colleagues to help you reach your fundraising goal. Our team of fundraising experts is here to help you every step of the way. There are so many ways to get creative and share your fundraising efforts. Visit our Fundraising tips page to learn more. 

BENEFITS OF REGISTRATION

Qualifying individuals will receive these incredible items:
  • Reserved entry into the Culinary Showdown
  • Company/name entered in the program
  • Official Culinary Showdown Chef's Jacket/apron
  • Enjoy complimentary food, beverages, and entertainment
  • Meet and greet opportunities with all participating celebrities
  • A unique and memorable experience!

Celebrity Chef School

10:30am-3:00pm

Our Celebrity Chefs will work with our fundraisers to show them tricks of the trade and how to become culinary masters.
Participants will learn from interactive food demonstrations skills on food prep, knife skills, cooking methods, and so much more.
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