Naperville Chef Showdown 2019!

Chef Showdown is SOLD OUT! 

Please email Special Events Manager Nicole Louis at to be added to the waiting list should additional tickets become available.

 Naperville Chef Showdown, a fundraiser benefiting Loaves & Fishes Community Services!

It’s not just a showdown, it’s a CHEF SHOWDOWN!

In Partnership with My Chef Catering

Join us on Wednesday, April 17th for a fun evening of culinary challenges and honored sous chefs and guest judges emceed by Naperville’s very own Ray Kinney
and commentary by Nicki Anderson. Judges include 2018 Chef Showdown Winner Chef Eddie Sweeney from Catch 35 and Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico!

This year’s competitors:

Executive Chef Mark Grimes from Che Figata and Executive Chef Crispin Plata from Meson Sabika!


2019 Sous Chefs

  • Rebecca Boyd-Obarski, Nagle Obarski PC/Naperville City Council, Former Loaves & Fishes Board of Directors


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Thank you to our sponsors!


Executive Chef Sponsor



Sous Chef Sponsors

Michael & Mary Schroeck


Saucier Chef Sponsors



Kitchen Assistant Sponsors

Kevin Ryan, D.D.S.

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