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Culinary Fight Club has announced its annual charity fundraiser benefiting Fight2Feed is being hosted at Bottled Blonde (504 N. Wells St.) on Monday, December 19, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Sip & Bite food fight challenges five chefs to craft the perfect drink that compliments a delicious culinary bite.

Chefs have one hour to create a masterful dish judged by four industry judges. The judge’s choice winner earns a golden ticket to compete at the 2017 World Food Championships. Guests of the event also have a chance to taste dishes and vote for the People’s Taste Choice.

Chefs competing include:

  • Kevin Guida, Executive Chef at Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare
  • Christopher Stephens, Executive Chef at TJ Fish Market and Grill
  • Justin Vaiciunas, Executive Chef at WhirlyBall
  • Chris de la Cueva , Executive Chef at Rhyme or Reason
  • Mark Gaylod Executive Chef at McHardy’s

“We love partnering with Chicago’s top chefs and home cooks to help benefit one of Chicago’s great non-profits, Fight2Feed,” says Culinary Fight Club founder, Jiwon McCartney. “Culinary Fight Club provides an entertaining way to network, eat and drink to help a good cause.”

Food and drink lovers attending the event will watch chefs race to the pantry with live cooking entertainment. In addition, attendees receive a 2-hour sponsored bar, samples from Bottled Blonde, chef samples, music entertainment, gaming by US Poker and Casino Parties and photo magnets by On The Spot Photo. Proceeds of the event and a 50/50 raffle will benefit Fight2Feed, a non-profit that helps feed Chicago’s hungry.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Eventbrite.

Sip And Bite


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