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11th Annual Paella Challenge Benefitting Kitchen Campus
Watch as the quintessential dish of Spain and culinary all-stars from across TEXAS and the WORLD come together at the 11th Annual Corona Paella Challenge and 9th Annual H-E-B High School Challenge hosted by Chef Johnny Hernandez, benefitting Kitchen Campus.
Sunday, March 8th – Join fellow epicureans for a beautiful afternoon featuring distinguished chefs, live entertainment, wines from Spain, and sangria on the grounds of Mission County Park from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Watch as chefs go head-to-head in a competition to create the most impressive and tasty paella dishes cooked right before your eyes. Local high school teams will also compete in the H-E-B High School Paella Challenge for an opportunity to win a trip to the Culinary Institute of America in New York City! All proceeds will benefit Kitchen Campus programming.
Visit www.paellachallenge.com for more event information. This event does take place RAIN OR SHINE and is outdoors, therefore please come prepared. On-site parking is available and is free of charge.
The ticket price is ALL-INCLUSIVE which includes entry into the event, sampling of amazing Paella and other tasty bites from the chefs, as well as beverages (Beer, Wine, Sangria, Sodas & Water) and the entertainment for the day. Discounts are not available for the Paella Challenge, aside from the Early Bird Tickets available through Sunday, February 2, 2020. This event does sell-out and when tickets are gone, they’re gone! As this is a fundraiser, there are no refunds on ticket sales.
***Children 6 years of age and younger get free admission and do not require a ticket.***
Some vendors may be on-site selling products and specialty items. These items are not included in the ticket price and are a separate charge.
About Kitchen Campus:
Kitchen Campus is a non-profit organization established in 2014 by Chef Johnny Hernandez. The organization’s mission is to connect today’s youth to culinary opportunities through education and advocacy.
Kitchen Campus is an out-of-school program that provides students from high school with an opportunity to learn about food, nutrition, and cooking while exploring careers in the culinary industry. Activities include hands-on cooking classes, lectures, field trips, and guest chef workshops. Kitchen Campus works on behalf of local students who may not otherwise have the funds, access to resources, or the mentors necessary to help guide them to financial success through the culinary arts.
The vision of Kitchen Campus is financial success through culinary arts. Program graduates will thrive—prepared to succeed with basic cooking skills and nutrition education, knowledge of the food industry, and leadership experience that empowers them to make a difference in their community.