Obama Victory Fund 2012 – Cooking Competition & Food Tasting Chefs for Obama, South End

Getting ready for another Tuesday night curled up on the couch with a glass of wine watching NCIS, Glee and the Biggest Loser simultaneously? (Oh, that’s just us? Awkward…)

Can you think of any better way to spend a Tuesday night then sampling food from some of Boston’s best restaurants while enjoying a libation or two surrounded by Boston’s food-loving community? No? I didn’t think so.

Come out next Tuesday to support the President’s re-election efforts! Chefs for Obama, a group of 14 cooks doing a private cooking competition and tasting, will be putting their best plate forward just for you. The competition will be judged by Governor Deval Patrick, First Lady Diane Patrick and award-winning Chef Ming Tsai (BMH Review of Blue Ginger). Each chef will have a table set up with their food and guests will be able to peruse/taste as much as they please. Which chef do you want to win?

The fundraiser will be held at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. It is a beautiful historic venue in the Boston’s stylish South End and more than appropriate for this fun foodie event. Check it out, we promise it will be a great time.

Chefs for Obama, next Tuesday, 1/31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Boston Center for the Arts. This competitive cooking fundraiser will feature dishes from these local celebrity chefs:

Jody Adams, Rialto and Trade
Jamie Bissonnette, Toro and Coppa (BMH Review of Toro)
Chris Coombs, Deuxave and DBar
Evan DeLuty,  Stella
Tiffani Faison, Sweet Cheeks
Will Gilson, The Herb Lyceum
Gordon Hamersley, Hamersley’s Bistro
Barbara Lynch, No. 9 ParkB&G OystersStirThe Butcher ShopDrink and Sportello (BMH Review of SportelloDrinkNo. 9 Park)
Barry Maiden, Hungry Mother
Seth Morrison, The Gallows (BMH Review of The Gallows)
Rebecca Newell, The Beehive
Marc Orfaly, Pigalle and Marco
Brian Reyelt, Franklin CafeThe Citizen and Tasty Burger (BMH Review of Tasty Burger)
Ting Wen Yen, Oishii (BMH Review of Oishii)

The 13 participating chefs have also created a cookbook featuring original recipes to raise cash for President Obama’s 2012 campaign, titled “Massachusetts Chefs for Obama.”  It features handy-dandy pull-out recipe cards, which you can perch on the unique cookbook box that folds into a stand. The cookbook is being sold for $100 by OFA will be available for sale on the night of the event.

All leftover food from the campaign even will be donated to Lovin’ Spoonfuls, a Boston-based food recovery program.

Ticket Information:
$1000 — General Admission plus a Chef Cookbook, a chance to guest judge, and a pre-reception
$500 — General Admission plus a Chef Cookbook and a chance to guest judge
$250 — General Admission
Or if you can’t attend, just donate to a good political cause.
Buy your tickets here. Buy your cookbook here.

Please note we received complimentary tickets for BakingMeHungry. All opinions are our own.

Images: Cookbook from Barack Obama website, Lovin’ Spoonfuls website, Cyclorama from the Boston Center of for the Arts website.

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