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10th Annual Men Who Cook

On Tuesday, October 4, a few of this city’s talented amateur male chefs will be matched together with some of our finest restaurants. These amateur chefs are known as movers and shakers in our community – people who have contributed their time and energy to bettering this city. Now these men will be coming together at Statler City to cook alongside a number of the city’s most celebrated professionals. The funds raised at the event will go toward helping to create awareness and boost resources for Crisis Services.

  • Live music throughout the evening courtesy of The Black and Blues Acoustic Trio
  • A wine wall
  • Basket raffle (all baskets valued at $100 minimally)
  • A LeVian diamond ring raffle (valued at $2,500)
  • Silent auction
  • VIP section hosted by Kevin LoVullo – new this year
  • Amateur chef competition judged by Christa Glennie Seychew of Nickel City Chef – new this year

A few of the 13 amateur chefs include: Lt. David Mann of the Buffalo Police Department SOS; Dr. Anthony Billittier, UB|MD Emergency Medicine, Fr. Paul Seil, pastor at St. Bernadette Church; Chief Dave Zack of Cheektowaga Police Department; and many others.

A few of the ten participating local restaurants include: The Left Bank, Ilio DiPaolos, Llyod Taco Factory, Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant & Bar, Ballyhoo Links & Drinks, Platter’s Chocolates and Fairycakes Cupcakery.

Some of the menu items include: a Braised Short Rib Risotto; Beef Brisket Slider with Gingered Slaw and Candied Jalapenos; Homemade Manicotti with Chicken, Artichokes & Spinach; Chipotle Apple Sausage Slider w/ Whiskey Bacon Jam: Roasted Squash Soup with Candied Pumpkin Seeds; and Korean BBQ Ribs. Also new this year is a craft cocktail station, manned by Tim Stevens of Ballyhoo Restaurant.

Tickets are $60 a person, or $110 a pair. With ticket purchase, complimentary valet parking is included as well as two free drink tickets.

Please visit this website for additional information and to register for MEN Who COOK.

10th Annual Men Who Cook

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 6 PM – 9 PM

Statler City | 107 Delaware Avenue |  Buffalo, New York 14202

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