The 21st Annual Master Chefs Classic
Sunday, January 25th, 2015 From 4 to 7PM

The 21st Annual Master Chefs Classic® , held at the Westin Key West Resort & Marina Pier, 245 Front St, is a culinary competition and tasting that benefits the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens (MARC provides life services for developmentally and intellectually disabled adults in the Florida Keys). This 21st anniversary of one of Key West's most spectacular food events promises to be amazing.

This is a premier food event of the Key West season. Restaurants compete in appetizer, entrée and dessert categories providing an amazing array of incredible food for the lucky 450 people attending. Awards are given in each category by judges and people’s choice ballots.

Held on the beautiful Key West Westin Resort and Marina pier over looking the Key West Habour, this stunning venue is highlighted by a large tent covering the Master Chefs Classic event in comfort and style for the lucky attendees. Please join us!
This event sells out early and it is a FUNDRAISER for MARC Inc. It is NOT INCLUDED in the Key West Food and Wine Festival's VIP pass.
Tickets are NOT refundable. Please read your options carefully before you purchase your tickets at the website.


1st Place - Latitudes on Sunset Key – Tasting of Beets
2nd Places - Strip House – Yellowtail Cerviche
3rd Place – Rooftop Café – Duck Tostadas
3rd Place - Bagatelle – Scallops Tiradito
People’s Choice – Bistro 245 – Short Rib Taco

1st Place – Rooftop Café – Seared Sea Scallops
2nd Place – Little Palm Island – 72 Hour chili braised short rib
3rd Place – Santiago’s Bodega – Korean Short Ribs
People’s Choice – Little Palm Island – 72 Hour chili braised short rib

1st Place – Better Than Sex – Chocolate tortellini
2nd Place – Bistro 245 – Tahitian vanilla cream puff
3rd Place – Dolphin Bistro – Key Lime Parfaits
People’s Choice – Better Than Sex – Chocolate tortellini


• Food only / Stand Up No Seat or Table $75.00
• Premium Wine and Food, Standup only $100.00
• Premium Wine and Food, reserved table of 4 $600.00
• Premium Wine and food, reserved table of 8 - Tented tables $1400.00
Some sponsorships may still be available that include tables with
wine servers and advertising opportunities.
These sponsorships range from $1400.00 to $25,000.00. If you are
interested in a sponsorship contact Gordon Ross immediately at:
305-294-9526 ext. 25.

Master Chefs Classic Event Information

Benefits the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens (MARC).

A Culinary Competition and Tasting featuring some of the finest Chefs and Restaurants in the Lower Keys.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 4 to 7pm.
The Westin Key West Resort & Marina, 245 Front St, Key West, FL. 33040.

This event raises funds for the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens (MARC, Inc.) program. MARC provides life services for Adult Developmentally Disabled residents of the Florida Keys.
Gordon Ross – 305-294-9526 ext. 25

Questions or want more information about this event?

Click here for the 2015 event description PDF.

Click here for the 2015 application form to be a participating restaurant!

Click here General 2015 information for participating Chefs.

Participating Restaurants:
Past Participating Restaurants:
We Thank Our Event Sponsors:
Truman & Co.
The Restaurant Store
Ed Knight
First State Bank
The Westin Key West Resort & Marina
Monroe County Tourist Development Council

This event raises funds for the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens program.

What is MARC?

Who we serve:

The Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens is a non-profit agency that serves adult clients within Monroe County who have developmental disabilities.

MARC provides adult Monroe County Residents with Developmental Disabilities with a full range of life services.

Our mission:

To provide our clients with dignified, compassionate, professional care in a family environment for the duration of their needs.

Our services:

MARC provides numerous services for our clients. These services are designed to insure that each client receives training and support that enhances his or her individual abilities to understand daily community routines and learn social, self-care, vocational skills.

Other services provide medical and therapeutic supervision and help to increase a client's ability to develop friendships with non-disabled persons.

MARC contact Info:

Mailing address: P.O. Box 428, Key West, FL. 33041-0428 / 1401 Seminary St, Key West, FL. 33040

Phone: 305-294-9526
Fax 305-292-0078
MARC Plant Store 305-296-9556.