Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
VIP Reception: 5:00 pm
General Admission: 6:00 pm
ABC’s “The Chew”
Food Network’s “Secrets of a Restaurant Chef”
Chef/Owner, Richard Sandoval Restaurants
Bravo’s “Top Chef” and Restaurateur
Chair Emeritus, DC Central Kitchen Board of Directors
Stadium Announcer, Washington Redskins
Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes”
WJLA/ABC 7 and News Channel 8
Pastry Chef instructor, L’Academie de Cuisine
Co-Owner, Praline Bakery & Bistro
Vice President, Culinary Direction
Co-Owner, Simply Cakelicious
Chef Instructor Baking and Pastry Arts, Stratford University
Founder and Lead Cake Designer, The Cake Courtesan
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 exciting prize packages will be auctioned live on stage!
Become a very popular person amongst your friends! This package offers dinner for six at 12 of Washington, DC’s most popular restaurants, each accompanied by wine pairings or bottles of the sommelier’s choice. Participating restaurants include 1789, Béarnaise, BRABO, Centrolina, China Chilcano, Oyamel, Toro Toro, and more!
Enjoy two nights of luxury at Dorado Beach, a Ritz Carlton Reserve – nestled on the lush and luxurious northern coastline of the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico with a beautiful mountain backdrop and miles of pristine beaches. Travel in style with round trip, first class airfare courtesy of American Airlines and enjoy dinner at Mi Casa by José Andrés.
Enjoy New Orleans like a true gourmand. This package includes round trip, first class airfare, courtesy of American Airlines, as well as meals at some of the city’s best restaurants, including: Alon Shaya’s Shaya Restaurant, Brennan’s, Red Fish Grill, The Napoleon House, and Ralph’s on the Park. Plus, enjoy six tickets for Bayou Bakery’s Mardi Gras Block Party on February 9, 2016!
This original work, “Capital of Creativity,” is a style pop impressionism with several layers of color and texture by local DC artist, Maggie O’Neill. The painting was done for DC Magazine’s 10th anniversary and was generously donated by the magazine and the artist.
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.