The National Food Sport Competition Closes the 2017 Season with The Sip + Bite, The Perfect Pair Up Battle to Bring Awareness to The Charity Fighting Hunger Fight2Feed

CHICAGO, IL, December 13, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Culinary Fight Club, the national cooking competition, hosts its fourth annual Sip + Bite Competition in three cities in 2017. Chefs compete to create the perfect pair up of drink and plate for the coveted Culinary Fight Club Trophy, CFC Chef Coat, 2018 World Food Championship Golden Ticket and the Invite to compete in the 2018 Culinary Fight Fest/The Final Plate battle in Chicago.

The 2017 Season finale event in Chicago is hosted by Barn & Company. (950 W Wrightwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60614) on December 18 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The December 18 event in Chicago will highlight Seven local home cooks and chefs; Chef Kris Schoenberger, owner of BBQ’d Productions, Chef Greg Gaardbo owner of Chicago Culinary Kitchen, Chef Stefano Roman chef owner of PR Italian Bistro, Chef Paul Caravelli Executive Chef of Stained Glass, Chef Ross Johnson Executive Chef of Carriage Green Country Club, Corey Rice – Home Cook and Erik Martinez – Home Cook. Three judges will select the 2017 winning perfect pair up. Judges are two-time Culinary Fight Club Champion Chef Mark Gaylord with Sodexo, Audarshia Townsend Managing Editor of Restaurant Inc., Magazine and three-time Culinary Fight Club Champion, Chef Lance Avery, Chef/Owner of Big Fork Brands.

Sponsors for the events include Reinhart Foodservice, Woodford Reserve, Bull Outdoor Grill, Sam Adams, and Barn & Company.

Tickets for the events are $40 and available to purchase on Eventbrite. Each ticket helps fund Fight2Feed, a non-profit that aims to feed the hungry. Kansas City will host the first Kansas City Fight2Feed mission in January 2018. 20% of all Culinary Fight Club ticket sales go to support Fight2Feed. To date the organization to fight hunger has shared over 50,000 meals in Chicago and Atlanta.

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About Culinary Fight Club
Culinary Fight Club is a national food sports organization who produces live cooking competitions to highlight local culinary talent, ingredients and resources. The popular food sports event series has partnered with notable brands including Reinhart Foodservice, Bull Outdoor Grills, Samuel Adams, The Mushroom Council, Big Fork Brands, Hensler Agency, Food News Today, Social Power Hour and L&C Meats. The culinary event company has created events at top venues, such as Navy Pier, Marriott, Hard Rock Cafe and Bottled Blonde. Culinary Fight Club is an official qualifying event for the World Food Championships and partner for the Travel & Adventure Show’s Taste of Travel Stage. For more information on upcoming events, visit, like on Facebook or follow on Instagram or Twitter.

About Fight2Feed
A 501(C)(3) organization, Fight2Feed’s mission is to make a difference by changing the rise of food insecure communities by fighting hunger one block at a time. The organization has fed over 50,000 people since its launch in 2014. The non-profit has over 500 volunteers in Chicago, Atlanta, Kansas City and Indianapolis. For more information, to donate or volunteer, visit, like on Facebook or follow on Twitter.

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