The 20th Annual Master Chefs Classic
®
Sunday, January 26, 2014 From 4 to 7PM

The 20th Annual Master Chefs Classic® , held at the Westin Key West Resort & Marina Pier at 245 Front St, is a culinary competition and tasting that benefits the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens (MARC provides life services for developmentally disabled adults in the Florida Keys). This 20th anniversary of one of Key Wests most spectacular food events promises to be amazing.

This event has become the 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 entire Master Chefs Classic event in comfort and style. Please join us!

Tickets can be purchased with many new options: Event only, event with wine, reserved tables for 4 with a wine server or reserved tables of 8 with a wine server and new this year individual seats with or without wine. 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 at the www.keystix.com website.
THIS YEAR'S 2014 WINNERS ARE:
MASTER CHEFS CLASSIC 2014 WINNERS LIST

Appetizers:
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

Entrees:
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

Dessert:
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

Prices

• Event only no wine: $65.00 – with food tray.
• Event WITH wine: $90.00 - with food tray.
• Event WITH seat NO wine: $100.00 (seating is assigned by organizers no special seating requests please).
• Event WITH seat WITH wine: $125.00 (seating is assigned by organizers no special seating requests please).
• Tables of 8 - $1000.00 – (comes with a wine server and reserved table – no more than 8 at a table no exceptions please).
• Table of 4 WITH wine: $500.00– (comes with a wine server and reserved table – no more than 4 at a table no exceptions please).
• Table of 4 – NO WINE: $400.00 – everyone will receive a plastic food tray.
• Everyone with a wine ticket will receive one free wine glass (wine glasses are one per person and plastic to ensure the safety of everyone at the venue).

Master Chefs Classic Event Information

Who:
Benefits the Monroe Association for ReMARCable Citizens (MARC).

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

When:
Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 4 to 7pm.
Where:
The Westin Key West Resort & Marina, 245 Front St, Key West, FL. 33040.

Why:
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.
Contact:
Gordon Ross – 305-294-9526 ext. 25

Questions or want more information about this event?
Email: info@masterchefsclassic.com

Click here for the 2014 event description PDF.

Click here for the 2014 application form to be a participating restaurant!

Click here General 2014 information for participating Chefs.

Participating Restaurants:
We Thank Our Event Sponsors:
Fausto's
Truman & Co.
The Restaurant Store
Ed Knight
First State Bank
The Westin Key West Resort & Marina
Key West Food & Wine Festival
Monroe County Tourist Development Council
Publix

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.

www.marchouse.org