812.323.3020 114 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408
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Bloomington Chefs’ Challenge

Presented by: Community Kitchen of Monroe County

Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater

General Admission: $USD 30.00

Industry Staff: $USD 10.00


Saturday, August 6th 7:00 pm Buy Tickets


Based on televisions popular Iron Chef and other competitive cooking shows, the event is a competition where 3 local chefs have an hour to create a winning dish featuring a local secret ingredient announced at the start.  The dishes are judged by a panel of 3 judges and the top chef is awarded the coveted “Golden Spatula”.  The event also features a live auction of culinary items and dinner packages, local restaurant trivia with prizes, roving hors d’oeuvres from local chefs and businesses as well as a cash bar.  It’s a power packed two hours of excitement highlighting Bloomington’s culinary talent with all proceeds benefitting Community Kitchen’s efforts to alleviate hunger in Monroe County.

Doors open for general admission event at 6pm. The estimated length of the program is 2 hours. Wearing a mask indoors is strongly encouraged. COVID Policy FAQ.

The Venue

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114 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Owned by the City of Bloomington, the Buskirk-Chumley Theater is operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization. This theater, located one block east of the Courthouse Square, seats 600 with an orchestra level and a balcony. Concessions and items purchased from BLU Boy Cafe may be taken into the auditorium.

Restrooms, concessions, the box office, and the orchestra-level seats are all wheelchair accessible. Special seats are reserved for those using wheelchairs, which can be purchased via the box office at 812.323.3020. Street, lot, and garage parking is available across downtown Bloomington.

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The Promoter

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1515 South Rogers Street
Bloomington, Indiana

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