CNN’s “Parts Unknown”
ABC’s “The Chew”
Chef, Author, Restaurateur
Food Network’s “Chopped”
Travel Channel’s “American Grilled”
Momofuku Milk Bar
Chair Emeritus, DC Central Kitchen Board of Directors
Maple Ave Restaurant and Water & Wall
Ripple and Roofers Union
Taberna del Alabardero
Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes”
WJLA/ABC 7 and News Channel 8
L’Academie de Cuisine
The Swiss Bakery
Couture Cake Creations
Cakes by Linda
All sponsors with VIP tickets get in an hour early for a special reception from 5-6pm with craft cocktails and artisanal samplings. VIP guests also have early access to all tasting restaurants before doors open to the public.
From 6:30pm through the end of the event, guests purchasing table sponsorships will have access to a dynamic speakeasy, with exclusive culinary offerings, bar service and flat-screens showing the live battle.
Chairman’s Elite Passholders have exclusive access to the gorgeous second floor balcony with the best views of the live, on-stage chef battle and access to special food offerings and cocktails. All Chairman’s Elite Passholders also have access to the VIP Reception from 5-6pm.
Four food-focused prize packages will be auctioned live on stage!
Become a very popular person amongst your friends! Enjoy dinner for six at 12 of Washington, DC’s best restaurants, each accompanied by wine pairings. Participating restaurants include America Eats Tavern, Béarnaise, China Chilcano, Jaleo, Oyamel, Ripple, Ris, Taberna del Alabardero, Table, Water & Wall, Zaytinya. And an extra bonus: drinks at Barmini and The Hamilton, too!
Escape to the Rocky Mountains for the 2015 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, CO from June 19-21, 2015. Join the world’s most accomplished winemakers, celebrity chefs, and culinary luminaries at America’s premier culinary event – a dazzling weekend of cooking demonstrations and wine tastings. Spend three nights at The Gant, a premiere Aspen hotel, and travel in style with $2,500 toward round-trip, first class airfare courtesy of American Airlines.
Beat the winter doldrums with a hot weekend getaway to Miami. Spend two nights of luxury at The Ritz Carlton, Bal Harbour Miami situated on the pristine white sand beaches of the exclusive Bal Harbour Village, just steps from boutique shopping, exciting nightlife, and a thriving art scene. Get drinks at José Andrés’ Hyde Beach, a beach and pool lounge in South Beach. Travel there and back with $2,500 toward round-trip, first class airfare courtesy of American Airlines.
A foodie’s dream come true! Enjoy dinner and drinks for two at two of New York’s best restaurants: David Chang’s Momofuku Ko and Daniel Boulud’s DGBG. After a night of culinary indulgence, retreat to your luxurious suite at the Ritz-Carlton New York Central Park where you’ll stay for two nights. You’ll also catch a taping of ABC’s “The Chew.” Get there and back again with a $1,000 toward travel, courtesy of American Airlines.
100% of the proceeds from Capital Food Fight combat hunger and create opportunity in Washington, DC
DC Central Kitchen is America’s leader in reducing hunger with recycled food, training unemployed adults for culinary careers, serving healthy school meals, and rebuilding urban food systems through social enterprise. Through job training, meal distribution, and local farm partnerships, DC Central Kitchen is building long-term solutions to the interconnected problems of poverty, hunger, and homelessness.
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Please visit the “Getting There” page for detailed instructions on the best way to get to the Capital Food Fight while we share the evening with the Concert for Valor on the National Mall.