Guest Chef with Chef Robert Dorsey III

Guest Chef with Chef Robert Dorsey III was an elegant evening that showcased the skills of our Kitchen of Champions culinary program trainees.
The evening featured Executive and SVdP Program Chef Robert Dorsey III (previously of Bay Wolf restaurant, Kuletos and Blackberry Bistro)


The menu included a four-course meal, wine pairings and entertainment, with proceeds benefiting the Kitchen of Champions culinary training program. The food tasted even better than it looks! Asparagus and beet salad with soft cooked egg and tarragon vinaigrette
“A taste of Shrimp n’ Grits” tender shrimp sauteed with green chilies, and tomato, over cheese grits Slow Roasted Liberty Ranch Duck, potato gratin with spring garlic, young rocket and coriander-blood orange gastrique Spring berry panna cotta with rose water and lavender shortbread
Congratulations on a successful evening, Trainees!

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Graduation – Congratulations Cohort 34!

On April 21st,  we said goodbye to Kitchen of Champions Cohort 34.2013-01-17 02.27.15They dedicated themselves to everyday of their 12 intense weeks of culinary training and did it with a smile.

2013-03-21 04.38.24Lexie is one of these talented and passionate graduates.  In the video below, she shares her experience in the Kitchen of Champions. Her  passion for cooking, dedication, and humble gratitude are shared among the entire class.


(taken at the March 2013 Guest Chef Event – read more about Guest Chef here)

Since its creation in 2007, over 300 students have enrolled in the Kitchen of Champions‘ program, and over 200 have graduated. Of the graduates, over 70% have found jobs. Congrats to Cohort 34 on becoming part of this prestigious group of Alumni/ae!