Steel Chef Challenge – April 8, 2024

The New Hampshire Food Bank’s 8th Annual Steel Chef Challenge will feature celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson hosting an exciting cooking competition featuring four of NH’s best professional chefs! Join us on April 8, 2024 for an exciting evening in support of the NH Food Bank and its programming!

The Food Bank will transform the Armory Ballroom at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown into a grand dining room, seating approximately 680 guests. Attendees will watch live as the competition between chefs heats up, enjoy a fabulous dinner curated by Chef Samuelsson and have the opportunity to take part in both live and silent auctions!

Attendees with VIP tickets can attend the VIP portion of the event which will take place before the competition (VIP entry begins at 5pm). VIPs can meet and greet Chef Samuelsson and enjoy passed appetizers, complimentary beer, wine and a signature cocktail as well as sample menu offerings from past winners and nominees!

This will be an exciting evening to support a worthy cause!

Tickets are now on sale!

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Contact Nancy Mellitt at or 603-669-9725 ext. 1129.

Take a look back at our 2023 Steel Chef Challenge

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