Save the Date: September 21, 2018

Come Grow With Us: Chef Showdown is our signature annual fundraising gala. Join 700 guests in support of Liberty’s Kitchen, held for the third year running at our partner the Ace Hotel. Enjoy unforgettable cuisine from over twenty of New Orleans’ finest culinary visionaries, several open bars, and live music. Our live auction features one-of-a-kind opportunities and experiences that you won’t find elsewhere.


Sponsors may enjoy benefits such as patron party access at the Alto rooftop bar, logo and name displays in our program, signage, and social media, and tickets to our monthly Guest Chef Night dinner series.


This year, Come Grow With Us is presented by our partners The Ruby Slipper Cafe. We are excited to announce our honorees!


Janet Gorence Davas Youth Achievement Award: Max Williams and Kisscha “Keedy” Tiffith


Calvin Johnson Youth Advocate Award: Troy James


Our inaugural Food Justice Champion Award: the late Arthur “Mr. Okra” Robinson

Thank you to all of our generous event sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Executive Chef

Chef de Cuisine

Sous Chef

Saute Chef


Margot Botsford & Steve Rosenfeld

Pastry Chef

Elaine Garvey | Rob & Syd Kindler | Poydras Louisiana, LLC | IBERIABANK | Ellen & Steve Frischhertz | Smallchalk Creative Studio

Banquet Chef

Blue Cross Blue Shield LA | Willie’s Chicken Shack | Nice Day | Transdev | Paul H. Flower | Dana & Louis Shepard | Ravi Bates Star Physical Therapy | Patrick Bordnick & Allison Stock | Denise Redmann & Bill Hoffman | Aimee & Mike Siegel | Robert S. and Ann Boh | Bruce & Jackie Shreves | Fulcrum Hospitality | Roth Law Firm | Wendy & Eddy Gellert | Elizabeth Boh | CFreedom Photography

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