Tickets Still Available for Chefs’ Feast

Enjoy Delicious Food from Metro Area Chefs While Fighting Childhood Hunger

(Oklahoma City) – March 9, 2018 – Tickets are still available for the 31st annual Chefs' Feast, presented by BancFirst, on Tuesday, April 10 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.  Enjoy complimentary beverages and delicious food from the metro area's finest chefs and restaurants.  Proceeds from this food tasting event benefit the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s Food for Kids Programs.

One in four children in Oklahoma has inconsistent access to healthy food,” said Katie Fitzgerald, chief executive officer of the Regional Food Bank.  “Every $1,000 raised at Chefs’ Feast will feed 10 children through a Food for Kids Program for an entire year.  Last school year, the Regional Food Bank provided more than three million meals to chronically hungry children through Food for Kids.”

Individual tickets are $150 and patron tables with seating for 10 are $1,700.  Early entry tickets are an additional $25 per person and grants access 30 minutes before the doors officially open at 6:30 p.m. To purchase tickets and for more information visit chefsfeast.org or contact Kallie Mikles at 405-600-3193 or kmikles@regionalfoodbank.org.

Chef Rob Johnson from US Foods and Chef Don Thiery from Guckenheimer Cafe are co-chairs for this year’s event. Participating chefs and restaurants include: Chef Jonas Flavala with the Meat Market Refectory, Chef Adam Halacka with Kitchen 324, Chef Adam Ramsey with The Drake and Chef Larry McNeil with McNeil Catering.

“The Regional Food Bank works to ensure Oklahoma children do not go hungry,” said Chef Thiery.  “Chefs’ Feast benefits the Food for Kids Programs, which served nearly 44,000 children last year.  This event is one of the premier food events in the state.  I am proud to be a part of this event that helps so many children.”

The derby-themed event features a raffle, wine pull and silent auction. The silent auction includes trips to New York, Tuscany, Costa Rica, Ireland, Hawaii, Florida, Greece; an Alaskan cruise; and a James Bond European experience, including stops in Switzerland, France and Italy. Raffle items include a $2,000 BC Clark gift card; and a wine tasting and dinner party for 12, courtesy of Michael and Jim Pullen.

Chefs’ Feast is presented by BancFirst. Chefs’ Feast sponsors include: APMEX.com, Devon Energy, Cresap Family Foundation, Chesapeake Energy, US Foods, 110 Events, News 9, QuickPrint, BC Clark Jewelers, Dell, Trawick Images, Magic 104.1 KMGL, Yelp and Lamar Outdoor.

About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is the state’s largest hunger-relief organization and a member of Feeding America’s network of Food Banks. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides enough food to feed more than 136,000 hungry Oklahomans each week through a network of more than 1,300 schools and charitable feeding programs in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. Since its inception in 1980, the Regional Food Bank has distributed more than 613 million pounds of food to feed Oklahomans living with hunger. For more information, visit http://www.regionalfoodbank.org; find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/regionalfoodbank or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/rfbo.

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