5-Chef CookOff

5-Chef CookOff

September 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Potentialist Workshop
836 East 2nd Street
Reno NV
Michelle Dobbs

Enjoy great food, live music and more while increasing access and education to nutritious foods! This Event features:
–Samplings of delicious meals from each of 5 locally renowned chefs as they compete for the honor of “Tastiest Dish”
–Live music by Baker Street Band
–Fun activities for all ages
–Fantastic silent auction and raffle prize packages
–Talk with area social-service organizations who are part of the event, then enter our free drawing for prize packages

The Challenge: Chefs must use items on the approved list of WIC and at least two items typically found in food pantry staples. Additionally, chefs must provide the recipe modified for preparation on a slow cooker, hot plate, or steamer. Each recipe will be shared via OCGReno.org.

Our chefs:
Chef James Garza of Great Basin Brewery, returning!
Chef Tina Hogue of Burnt Orange Food Truck
Chef Darrin McKillip of US Foods
Chef Jamie Woods of Liberty Food and Wine Exchange
Chef David Rushing of SAVOR, Reno Tahoe SMG

Not just a fundraiser! Select social-service organizations partnered with On Common Ground will receive 2 complimentary event tickets to extend to their clients or use for train-the-trainer programs. We ask you to consider sponsoring or helping to sponsor a deserving attendee who could not otherwise experience the event. Sponsored attendees will be chosen at the discretion of partnering social-service organizations from clients who have demonstrated the will and the drive to improve the health and nutrition of their own families and community.

Participants have the chance to bid on exciting silent-auction prizes and enjoy libations that include complimentary non-alcoholic options. Activities include face-painting, nutritional trivia, bat-house building and a culinary-themed photo booth.

More Info or for sponsorship opportunities: Please email Contact@OCGReno.org

  • Presale: $30 ends Saturday, Sept. 21st : Students & Seniors $10 Off
  • Door: $40: Students & Seniors $10 Off
  • Kids < 12 years old: $8
  • Complimentary drink ticket included for ages over 21

Pre-Purchase encouraged: OCG.yapsody.com     

All net proceeds of this event support the sliding-scale grocery market opening soon on East 4th Street, Reno within the Morris Burner Hostel

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