The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia

June 2019
Urban Outfitters HQ
5000 S. Broad Street
​Philadelphia, PA 19112

Notify Me for 2019

June 2019
Urban Outfitters HQ
5000 S. Broad Street
​Philadelphia, PA 19112

Notify Me for 2019

Where can you enjoy award-winning food, a relaxing outdoor beer garden and make a huge impact for kids fighting cancer? At The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia! Hosted by famed Philly Chef Marc Vetri and restaurateur Jeff Benjamin, this delectable culinary event brings together renowned chefs from across the country to create gourmet tasting plates for all attendees. Held at the Urban Outfitters Headquarters in the Philadelphia Navy Yard, this tasteful day truly has something for everyone. 

At the 2018 event, more than 40 spectacular chefs and nearly 900 attendees made this a delicious day to remember. We hope to see you there next year!

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Chef and guest socializing

Meet the Chefs

2018 Chef List

  • Timon Balloo (Miami + Vegas) - SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill
  • Franklin Becker (NYC) - hungryroot.com
  • Chris Bianco (Phoenix) - Pizzeria Bianco, Tratto
  • Cesare Casella (NYC) - Casella’s
  • Michael Cimarusti (L.A.) - Providence, Connie & Ted’s
  • Josiah Citrin (L.A.) – Mélisse & Charcoal Venice
  • Chris Cosentino (San Francisco) - Cockscomb
  • Derek Dammann (Montreal, QC) - Maison Publique
  • Vinny Dotolo + Jon Shook (L.A.) - Animal
  • Gavin Fine (Jackson Hole, WY) - Fine Dining Restaurant Group
  • Kevin Fink (Austin, TX) - Emmer & Rye
  • Neal Fraser (L.A.) - Redbird
  • Katsuya Fukushima (DC) - Daikaya
  • Evan Funke (L.A.) - Felix
  • Jose Garces (Philadelphia) - Garces
  • Alex Guarnaschelli + Michael Jenkins (NYC) - Butter
  • Bruce Kalman (L.A.) - Union
  • Adam Perry Lang (L.A.) - APL Restaurant
  • Jenn Louis (Portland, OR) - RAY
  • Joseph Manzare (San Francisco) - Tres
  • Tony Maws (Cambridge, MA) - Craigie on Main
  • Dahlia Narvaez (L.A.) - Mozza
  • Drew Nieporent (NYC) - Myriad Restaurant Group
  • Christian Petroni (NYC) - Fortina
  • Ryan Poli (Nashville) - The Catbird Seat
  • Douglas Quint + Bryan Petroff (NYC + Philadelphia) - Big Gay Ice Cream
  • Michael Schlow (Boston + DC) – Schlow Restaurant Group
  • Michael Schwartz (Miami) - Amara
  • Justin Smillie (NYC) - Upland
  • Michael Solomonov (Philadelphia) - Zahav
  • Daniel Stern (Philadelphia) - R2L
  • Greg Vernick (Philadelphia) - Vernick
  • Jonathan Waxman (NYC) - Barbuto

2018 Mixologists

  • Neal Bodenheimer (New Orleans) – Cure
  • Stacey Swenson (NYC) – Dante

2018 Wineries

  • Iuli/Indie Wineries
  • Renegat
  • Ramona
  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Consortium

2018 Breweries

  • 2SP Brewing Co.
  • Russian River Brewing Co.
  • Second District Brewing Co.
  • Sly Fox Brewing Co.
  • Stoudt's Brewing Co.
  • Victory Brewing Co.
  • Yards Brewing Co. 

You can also check out our full list of celebrity chef supporters.

2018 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Northwestern Mutual

Volvo

Community Partner

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Sous Chef Sponsors

Abington Pediatric Associates
Heather Chalmers and Jeffrey Warden
Jordana and Ben Cooperberg
The Hillman Family
The Chef's Warehouse
Samuel P. Mandell Foundation
Starr Restaurants

Line Cook Sponsors

Andrea Biondo and Ken Hartzell
Bryn Mawr Trust
NJM Insurance Group
Marsha and Jeffrey Perelman
Lin and Don Shaw
Inge and Dick Webster

Media Partner

CBS3/CW Philly

Beverage Sponsors

Campari
Jack Daniel's
S. Pellegrino & Acqua Panna Waters
Tito's Handmade Vodka

In Kind Sponsors

Advanced Staging
Arway Linen & Uniform Rentals, Inc.
Baldor Specialty Foods
Cheryl's Cookies
Color Reflections
Culinary Agents
JPG Photo & Video
Julius Silvert
Penn Jersey Paper
PIDC + The Navy Yard
Samuels & Son Seafood Co.

Food at the event

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses and organizations. For more information, please contact Addie Martelli at 866-333-1213 or [email protected].

Presenting Sponsor - $50,000 ($44,000 tax deductible)

  • 50 Tickets to The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia
  • Premium Seating in the VIP Section at the event
  • 8 Tickets to exclusive Welcome Dinner on June 8, 2018. Mingle with the chefs participating in the event in an intimate environment while eating a delicious meal.
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public.
  • Recognized by the emcee throughout the event as a Presenting Sponsor
  • Opportunity to have brand activation at event
  • Included in Great Chefs Event Philadelphia press release as Presenting Sponsor
  • Company logo listed on event signage
  • Company logo included on ALSF website with link to company website
  • Logo included on The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia step and repeat
  • 10 Tickets to the after-party
  • 6 Tickets to an Impact Luncheon 2-3 weeks prior to the event

Executive Chef Sponsor - $25,000 ($20,500 tax deductible)

  • 30 Tickets to The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia
  • Premium Seating in the VIP Section at the event
  • 4 Tickets to exclusive Welcome Dinner on June 8, 2018. Mingle with the chefs participating in the event in an intimate environment while eating a delicious meal.
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public.
  • Recognized by the emcee throughout the event as Executive Chef Sponsor
  • Included in The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia press release as Executive Chef Sponsor
  • Company name listed on event signage and ALSF website
  • 6 Tickets to the after-party
  • 4 Tickets to an Impact Luncheon 2-3 weeks prior to the event

Chef Sponsor - $10,000 ($7,000 tax deductible)

  • 20 Tickets to The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia
  • Premium Seating in the VIP Section at the event
  • 2 Tickets to exclusive Welcome Dinner on June 8, 2018. Mingle with the chefs participating in the event in an intimate environment while eating a delicious meal.
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public.
  • Recognized by the emcee throughout the event as Chef Sponsor
  • Company name listed on event signage and ALSF website
  • 4 Tickets to the after-party
  • 2 Tickets to an Impact Luncheon 2-3 weeks prior to the event

Sous Chef Sponsor - $5,000 ($3,000 tax deductible)

  • 10 Tickets to The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia
  • Seating at the event
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public.
  • Company name listed on event signage and ALSF website
  • 2 Tickets to the after-party
  • 2 Tickets to an Impact Luncheon 2-3 weeks prior to the event

Line Cook Sponsor - $1,000 ($800 tax deductible)

  • 2 Tickets to The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public.
  • Company name listed on event signage and ALSF website
  • 2 Tickets to the after-party
  • 2 Tickets to an Impact Luncheon 2-3 weeks prior to the event

 

Auction

Donate your tickets, tangibles, time or talent to bettering the lives of children. You will be recognized for your donation both online and at the event. In addition to demonstrating your support, remember that an auction donation can result in a new client or customer and that all donations are tax deductible. Fill out an auction donation form to donate to this year's auction.

If you have questions about the auction, contact Laura Cocchia at [email protected] or 866-333-1213.

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