Celebrity Chef Show Down!

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October 6, 2016

St. John’s Church, Summit NJ


Beer*Wine*Hors d’Oeuvres*Fun Competition

Great Company* Great food*Excellent Cause

$100 per person

Come enjoy great food, great company, and a fun cooking competition between celebrity chefs to raise money to fight hunger.  Sponsorship opportunities are available and begin at $500.  For information on how to become a sponsor, contact Michael Graham at: [email protected]


Who Are We?

Soup Kitchen 411 is a new non profit that has a mission of ending hunger. Our website includes a directory of soup kitchens and other front line hunger relief organizations in neighborhoods across the country connecting those who can help with those in need.  We hope you will partner with us to eliminate hunger in the U.S.  Check us out on www.soupkitchen411.com or @soupkitchen411


Who Are Our Judges?


Chef James Laird (Owner/Chef of Serenade), a top rated French chef, The New York Times noted him as “one of the best classically trained chefs in New Jersey,” NJ Monthly magazine rated his restaurant among “the best of the best,”  Crain’s NY Business, “Serenade is among the Garden State’s most rewarding dining destinations.”  He was also a competitor on the popular Beat Bobby on Food Network


Judges: Carl Ruiz (Marie’s Deli in Chatham), local actress Monica Trombetta Teddy Suric (21 Club NYC).   Stay tuned for more high profile additions.


Music:  Summit Soundz Entertainment


MC: Alexis Guerreros

Who Are Our Chefs?

Executive Chef Kevin Des Chenes, has over 20 years of experience and is the 2015 winner of “Top Celebrity Chef Showdown.” Des Chenes has been a Chef Expert for Gordon Ramsey and appeared as a Featured Chef on Food Network’s Chef Wanted & Beat Bobby. www.chefkevd.com


Chef J. Jackson, Mr. Foodtastic, is a name that has become synonymous with great food. Jackson has been featured on Neighborhood Chef, ABC’s The Chew, and is a regular food expert on the national show Fox and Friend’s Morning Show.  His accomplishments include winner of the DC local competition of “Top Chef” for Love Night Club. He was also a competitor on Cutthroat Kitchen airing on Food Network. http://www.chefjjackson.com/