Paella Competition to Benefit Meals on Wheels Chicago

August 27, 2023, four of Chicago’s top chefs will go head-to-head in a paella competition to benefit Meals on Wheels Chicago. The event will be held at The Ivy Room, located at 12 East Ohio St., from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

Tickets are $85 and can be purchased here.

The chefs competing in the paella competition are:

• Chef Evan Behmer, The Ivy Room

• Chef Mychael Bonner, Lettuce Entertain You

• Chef Eric Jorgensen, Café Ba-Ba-Reeba

• Chef Cory Morris, Meals on Wheels Chicago

Guests will have the opportunity to sample each chef’s paella and vote for their favorite. The winning chef will receive the “Best Paella” recognition and bragging rights.

In addition to the paella competition, guests will also enjoy Spanish-inspired passed appetizers, Spanish wines, and a churro station, and live music from, Thomas Kimball. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Meals on Wheels Chicago, a nonprofit organization that provides home-delivered meals to seniors and people with disabilities in need.