Thursday, December 31, 2009

Celebrity Chef Competition Update!

Attention all food fanatics!! As of today, we have exactly four months until the Celebrity Chef Challenge on Friday, April 30, 2010 and things are really starting to heat up. Below is an end of the year update to get you revved up for the New Year!

(So far) The 2010 Chef Competitors include:
Ryan O’Malley, Piatti Ristorante
Anthony Dimasuay, Marriott’s Residence Inn Downtown
Kristy DeVaney, (caterer, food blogger, local journalist) <---That's ME, OMG!!! ;)
Chef Q, Chef Q for Hire (personal chef)

Celebrity Judges include:
Chef Dominique Crenn, Luce Restaurant in San Francisco and competitor on Food Network’s, “The Next Iron Chef”
Bryan May, News 10
Adam Pechal, Tuli Bistro and past Celebrity Chef Challenge Winner

Celebrity Chef Challenge Emcees:
Guy Farris and Melissa Crowley, hosts of Sacramento & Company

Media Partners:
Sacramento & Company/News 10
Comstock’s Magazine
Inside Publications
Edible Sacramento
Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine
The Eagle 96.9, KSEG
Clear Channel (V101.1 Old School and R&B, My 92.5)
Entravision (101.9 The Wolf)
The Downtown Grid
Asia Pacific Chamber of Commerce

Anderson Valley Brewing
Bogle Winery
Buckbean Brewing Company
Chef Q for Hire
Cupcake Craving
DeGrandes Café
General Produce
Green Mountain Beverage Company (Woodchuck/Wyder’s/Strongbow Cider’s)
Marriott’s Residence Inn Downtown
Mellow Me Out Day Spa
Mount Aukum Winery
Piatti Ristorante & Bar
Sweetwater Restaurant and Bar
Whole Foods
And more to come!!!

If you are interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor, please contact me or Jessica Bean (PR Coordinator at InAlliance) at 916-381-1300 x170 (office)

C.C. Myers, Inc. Charitable Foundation
Colusa Casino
GFBB Benefits
Propp, Christensen and Caniglia
UC Davis Health System

Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased on our website at or in person at 6950 21st Ave from 9am-5pm M-F for $50.

Remember that 100% of profits raised from the Celebrity Chef Challenge will support programs for our community’s most vulnerable citizens- people with developmental disabilities, so spread the word and we will make the 8th Annual Celebrity Chef Challenge Sacramento’s Best Culinary Event!

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