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Chefs Around the Table 2016

EMPOWER Porter County

Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Chefs Around the Table 2016

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird General Admission
Early Bird General Admission Tickets will be on sale through September 29th.
Ended $50.00 $3.49
General Admission After Sept. 29   more info Oct 5, 2016 $60.00 $3.99

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Event Details

Chefs Around the Table was launched last year as a new and innovative way to raise money. While the Chefs event is great fun, its real purpose is to raise money to help combat the serious problem of substance abuse in Porter County.  

This unique fundraising event features 100 gentlemen "chefs" from around Porter County preparing their favorite dish for you to sample! This lighthearted cook-off also includes a competition for "Top Chef" in each category and an overall "Top Tip" award. Chefs win by the amount of tips collected in their tip jar. Be sure to vote for your favorite chef or dish by placing your dollars in their tip jar!



There will be a LIVE AUCTION at the event with extremely desirable items including:

  • Opulent retreat to the Keys
    • (donated by: Sage-Popovich, Inc. & the Popovich Family Trust)
  • Spring Break in Puerto Rico 
    • (donated by: Jerry & Linda Rodenbarger & Vale Park Animal Hospital)
  • Junior Valpo Velveteer Package 
    • (donated by: Valpo Velvet)
  • Aspiring Veterinarian Package 
    • (donated by: McAfee Animal Hospital & Lakeshore PAWS)
  • Dinner in your home by Chef George 
    • (donated by: Chef George Djurovic of Main + Lincoln)
  • Blackhawks Glass Seats Plus Ketel One Club Passes  
    • (donated by: Andy Arnold)
  • A Taste of Spain - Authentic Paella Dinner & Sangria  
    • (donated by: Carlos Rivera & Don Quijote Restaurant)
  • Guys Day Out
    • (donated by: Journeyman Distillery)

To read more visit the auction page on our website!




A big THANK YOU to all of our sponsors for supporting the 2016 Chefs Around the Table Fundraiser Event!


Event Sponsor - $10,000 

  •  The Popovich Family Trust 



Chef de Cuisine Sponsor - $5,000

  • Kotys Wealth Professionals
  • Porter Health Care System
  • Clifford E. and Laura Bryan


Executive Chef Sponsor - $2,500

  • Grieger Motors
  • St. Mary Medical Center


Pastry Chef Sponsor - $2,500

  • Porter Medical Staff


Sous Chef Sponsor - $1,000

  • AM Stabilizers
  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • Centier Bank
  • Family Express
  • Farrall Wealth
  • 1st Source Bank
  • Indiana Beverage
  • Ric & Kaye Frataccia
  • Meyers-Glaros
  • Porter County Community Foundation
  • Shive-Hattery (formerly Design Organization)
  • Thorgren Tool & Molding Co Inc.





Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes! You must print out your tickets and bring them with you to the event. You can also purchase tickets in person at the Porter County Community Foundation Offices - 1401 Calumet Avene, Valapraiso IN 46383.

Tip the Chef!

Tipping is now open and online, you can start to tip your favorite Chefs by visiting the EMPOWER Porter County website. 

Have questions about Chefs Around the Table 2016? Contact EMPOWER Porter County
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Porter County Expo Center and Fairgrounds
215 Divison Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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EMPOWER Porter County

EMPOWER Porter County was founded by the Porter County Community Foundation to be the catalyst to move our community to collaboratively work to reduce substance abuse throughout our communities.  

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