Dallas-Fort Worth’s HOTTEST annual culinary battle!

Cookin’ for Kids is Dallas-Fort Worth’s HOTTEST annual culinary battle! Only one team will be left standing when the smoke clears at the biggest, tastiest, most exciting FUNdraiser of the year!

Celebrating our 25th year, this “Iron-Chef style” competition and party features the area’s greatest chefs teamed up with DFW Notables and Celebrities competing to take home the top prize!

It’s dinner, drinks, and live entertainment – it’s an ON FIRE cooking competition – it’s a live and a silent auction – but most importantly, it’s the most fun fundraising party you’ll ever attend!

October 15, 2023
6 PM – 9 PM
River Ranch Stockyards

Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
Buffet Dinner & Cook-Off
Live Auction & Entertainment

Join us in supporting KWC PERFORMING ARTS

You’ll be part of the magic when Fort Worth Chefs and Notable Texans compete in a fast-paced and fun cook-off that supports the mission of KWC Performing Arts. It’s our ONLY all adult party all year!

2022 competing chefs

Dayne Weaver – Dayne’s Craft Barbecue

Victor Villarreal – La Onda

Katrina Carpenter – Carpenter’s Cafe & Catering

John Piccolino – B&B Butchers

Hao Tran – The Pantry and Hao & Dixya

Jenny Powell-Castor – Luckybee Kitchen

Henry Wasonga Abuto – By Wasonga

Chris Brockington – American Revelry

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