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Chef To Be

  • SAIT Culinary Campus 226, 230 8 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB, T2P 1B5 Canada (map)

Welcome to Chef To Be, Calgary’s most thrilling blackbox cooking competition where the head chefs of six well known Calgary restaurants team up with their ambitious pupils to compete and raise money for a $5,000 SAIT Culinary Scholarship.

CALGARY’S FOOD SCENE IS THRIVING AND WE’RE HELPING ONE SPECIAL STUDENT GET AHEAD ON THEIR PATH THROUGH CULINARY SCHOOL.

Made for this city by people from this city, they’re bringing high quality local food prepared by professionals to you in a manner like none before.

10 INGREDIENTS. 6 TEAMS. 4 HOURS… 300 TASTING MEALS TO SERVE.

The blackbox competition means that students and their associated head chefs will get 10 specifically chosen ingredients to prepare for an audience of 150 with no prior preparation.

There are other fundraisers, other cooking competitions and the Food Network, but Calgary’s Chef To Becompetition is unique in its delivery and message. We want more for you and more for our food industry. With only four hours to cook, the head chefs battle for respect, while SAIT Culinary students compete for the glory of being named Calgary’s ultimate Chef To Be.

PREPARE YOURSELF FOR A COOKING COMPETITION LIKE NO OTHER BEFORE IT. GET INVOLVED IN CALGARY’S GROWING FOOD SCENE AND SEE THE MAGIC AT WORK BEFORE THE TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT.

TICKETS ARE:

$139

– AND INCLUDE –

Private Event Entry & Press Exposure
Artfully prepared SAIT Appetizer and Prosecco on entry
12 Incredible Plates from Six of Alberta’s most Notable Chefs
Delectable Pastries from a Surprise, Mystery chef
Incredible Silent Auction Items from Participating Restaurants
Open Bar with 12 Complete Wine Pairings for each Dish
Live, In Action Cooking from Six of Calgary’s Top Restaurants
Real Time Voting for Calgary’s Next Chef to Be
Trophy Award Ceremony and Judge’s Choice

Earlier Event: October 14
Goro + Gun Beer Fest
Later Event: October 15
Wine 101