The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia

Saturday, June 11, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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

Saturday, June 11, 2022
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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

The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia 2022

The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia is now sold out!

The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia is back in 2022! This event is the original ALSF culinary event hosted by Chef Marc Vetri and his business partner, Jeff Benjamin. More than 30 superstar chefs from across the country will come together under one roof and serve their signature tasting dishes at this family-friendly event. And the cherry on top: this year marks The 15th Annual Great Chefs Event Philadelphia!

Guests will have the chance to taste delectable food, bid on fabulous auction items and celebrate 15 years of this amazing event alongside their favorite chefs. Join the movement to end pediatric cancer by supporting The Great Chefs Event Philadelphia. You do not want to miss this milestone event filled with fun, food and the fight for a cure!

For more information, contact Laura Mineo at [email protected].

Crowd Shot

Meet the Chefs

2022 Chef List*

Franklin Becker (NYC) – Oliva Tapas Espanolas, Press Club Grill
Joe Beddia (Philadelphia) – Pizzeria Beddia
Chris Bianco (Phoenix, L.A.) – Pizzeria Bianco
Jennifer Carroll (Philadelphia) – Spice Finch, Carroll Couture Cuisine
Michael Cimarusti (L.A.) – Providence
Cesare Casella (NYC) – Casella’s Prosciutto
Brad Daniels (Ambler, P.A.) - Tresini
Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo (L.A.) – Jon & Vinny’s
Nick Elmi (Philadelphia) – Laurel, Lark
Michele Forgione (Montreal, QC) – Impasto
Katsuya Fukushima (Washington D.C.) – Daikaya
Evan Funke (L.A.) – Felix, Mother Wolf
Jose Garces (Philadelphia, PA) - Amada
Andrew Henshaw (Philadelphia) – Laser Wolf
Khoran Horn (Philadelphia) - Guard House Cafe
Rob Hurd (Boulder, CO) – Frasca Food and Wine
Ashley James (Philadelphia) – Di Bruno Brothers 
Paul Kahan (Chicago) – Publican, Avec
Adam Perry Lang (L.A.) – APL BBQ
Joseph Manzare (San Francisco) - Chef
Jeff Michaud (Philadelphia) – Osteria
Shola Olunloyo (Philadelphia) – Studio Kitchen
Matthew Raiford and Tia Raiford (Brunswick, GA) – Strong Roots 9
Dan Richer (New Jersey) - Razza
Michael Schwartz (Miami) – The Genuine Hospitality Group
Amanda Shulman (Philadelphia) – Her Place
Nancy Silverton (L.A.) – Osteria, Pizzeria Mozza
Michael Strauss (Philadelphia) – Mike’s BBQ
Nok Suntaranon (Philadelphia) – Kalaya Thai Kitchen
Greg Vernick (Philadelphia) – Vernick, Vernick Fish
Jonathan Waxman (NYC) – Barbuto, Jams
Rocco Whalen (Cleveland) - Fahrenheit

*list subject to change

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

Jay, Liz and Marc Vetri

2022 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Northwestern Mutual
Volvo
Urban Outfitters

Platinum Sponsors 

  • Elsevier 
  • Inspira Marketing 
  • Violife™

Gold Sponsors

  • Audacy
  • The Chef's Warehouse
  • Children's Health Care Associates, Inc.
  • Five Below
  • General Floor
  • OpenTable Inc.
  • Paperless Solutions Inc.
  • Samuel P. Mandell Foundation
  • Starr Restaurants
  • The Tauber Family

Bronze Sponsors

  • Andrea Biondo
  • Cousin Benny - Philadelphia Injury Lawyers
  • Bath Fitter
  • Brett Cohen
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Cancer Center
  • Dan and Kathy Dugan
  • DuBois Public Relations, LLC
  • Inge and Dick Webster
  • Linda and Donald Shaw
  • The Kordsmeier Family
  • Marc Luber
  • NJM Insurance Group
  • William Dankulich

Beverage Sponsors

  • Tito's Handmade Vodka
  • Woodford Reserve

Media Sponsor

  • CBS 3/ CW Philly

Kids Zone Sponsor

  • Rita's Italian Ice

In-Kind Sponsors

  • 2SP Brewing Company
  • Advanced Staging Productions
  • Arway
  • Baldor Foods
  • Blackwater Wines
  • Campari
  • Casamigos
  • CBS3/CW Philly
  • Coastal Spritz
  • Color Reflections
  • Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
  • Double Nickel Brewing Co.
  • Federal Donuts
  • Flying Fish Brewing Co.
  • Hedley & Bennett
  • Julius Silvert
  • Karamoor Wines
  • Lemonade Stand at Main & Vine
  • Mad Wild Wines
  • Mountain Valley Spring Water
  • Multi-Flow Industries
  • Philip Gabriel Photography
  • Purell
  • Samuels Seafood
  • Scarpetta Wine
  • Second District Brewing
  • Sly Fox Brewing Company
  • S. Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water
  • String Theory Schools
  • The Artisan's Cellar
  • Vetri Community Partnership
  • Verterra
  • Victory Brewing Company
  • Vine Street Imports
  • Workhorse Brewing
  • Yards Brewing Co.

Food at the event

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship opportunities are available for organizations and businesses. For more information about sponsorship and benefactor packages, please contact Laura Mineo at [email protected]

PRESENTING SPONSORSHIP - $50,000 ($44,000 tax-deductible)

  • 50 Tickets to the event
  • Access to the VIP section (limited seating available)
  • 8 Tickets to the exclusive chef welcome reception on June 10
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public
  • Recognized by emcee throughout the event
  • Opportunity to include branded item in chef gift bags
  • Included in press release
  • Opportunity to have brand activation at event
  • Logo included on step and repeat
  • 10 Tickets to the after-party
  • Company Logo listed on 8 total event signs
  • Company logo with link to company website listed on ALSF website

DIAMOND SPONSORSHIP - $25,000 ($20,500 tax-deductible)

  • 30 Tickets to the event
  • Access to VIP section (limited seating available)
  • 4 Tickets to the exclusive chef welcome reception on June 10
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public
  • Recognized by the emcee throughout the event
  • Opportunity to include a branded item in chef gift bags
  • 6 Tickets to the after-party
  • Company name listed on 6 total event signs
  • Company name listed on ALSF website

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP - $10,000 ($7,000 tax-deductible)

  • 20 tickets to the event
  • Access to VIP section (limited seating available)
  • 2 Tickets to the exclusive chef welcome reception on June 10
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public
  • Recognized by emcee throughout the event
  • Opportunity to include branded item in chef gift bags
  • 4 Tickets to the after-party
  • Company name listed on 4 total event signs
  • Company name listed on ALSF website

GOLD SPONSORSHIP - $5,000 ($3,000 tax-deductible)

  • 10 Tickets to the event
  • Access to VIP section (limited seating available)
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public
  • 2 Tickets to the after-party
  • Company name listed on 2 total event signs
  • Company name listed on ALSF website

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP - $1,000 ($800 tax-deductible)

  • 2 Tickets to the event
  • Access to VIP section (limited seating available)
  • Special VIP check-in and access to the event an hour before it opens to the public
  • 2 Tickets to the after-party
  • Company name listed on 2 total event signs
  • Company name listed on ALSF website

*To be recognized on the Great Chefs Event – Philly signage and collateral, commitment must be received by Friday, May 6th.

Beverage Station

Auction

The silent auction is officially open! Start your bidding now by accessing the below link OR texting LEMON to 76278.

Salerno Family

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer positions are now full for the event. Thank you for your interest! 


Alex's Table Cookbook

Introducing ALSF’s first cookbook!

Featuring more than 55 recipes from world-renowned chefs, celebrities and supporters with stunning photography, this cookbook is now available! All proceeds go toward our mission of fighting childhood cancer, one recipe at a time!

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