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Welcome to

NOVEMBER 7, 2022

FREDERIK MEIJER GARDENS

A CHEFS COMPETITION

You're

invited!

Taste of Hope: A Chefs Competition is a fundraising event hosted by the American Cancer Society, featuring samplings from 16 of West Michigan’s Top Chefs and their local restaurants.

This year’s group of competing chefs promises to deliver a wide array of dishes, providing a true culinary experience to all guests.  You will be able to taste, sample, and vote for your favorite dishes. And in the end, guests will witness a chef being crowned TOP CHEF of the year. 

In addition to the unlimited tastings, the evening will also feature crafted cocktails and a remarkable live & silent auction filled with one of a kind culinary and travel experiences.

Attire is casual elegance. Sponsorships are available. 

Taste of Hope: A Chefs Competition.

Please join us for an evening of culinary excellence at 

Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

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Chef Competition Sponsor

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Silent Auction  Sponsor

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Media Sponsor

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Media Sponsor

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Chef's Gift Sponsor

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Baudville

BDO United States

Gordon Food Service

ON-RIVER

True. Women's Health

Sysco

Van Andel Institute

In-Kind Sponsors

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BECOME A VOLUNTEER

You are the key ingredient!

Our event would not be possible without dedicated volunteers giving generously of their time and talent. We are looking for additional volunteers for the day of our event. To sign up as a volunteer or learn more about our opportunities, please contact Susan Brogger at susan.brogger@cancer.org

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CONTACT US

It is with great honor that we invite you to participate in the first annual Taste of Hope: A Chefs Competition, benefiting the American Cancer Society. We are honored to have Shawn Kohlhaas, owner of Culinary Cultivations and President of American Culinary Federation, join us as Culinary Chair. Interested in becoming a Restaurant Participant for Taste of Hope: A Chefs Competition? Please email Shawn Kohlhaas at shawn@culinarycultivations.org.

For event information including sponsorship opportunities, email Susan Brogger at susan.brogger@cancer.org.

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

We couldn’t do what we do without our volunteers, fundraisers, and donors. Together, we’re making a difference – and you can too. Become a volunteer, make a tax-deductible donation, or participate in a fundraising event to help us save lives.

We attack cancer from every angle. Donate now to fund cancer research, education, advocacy, and patient and family services.