Sedona AZ (April 20, 2016) – The 3rd Annual Canned Sedona, a benefit for the Sedona Community Food Bank and 4 other local charities, is underway and the organizing committee is now taking applications for local Amateur Chefs to compete, Charities to award and Sponsors for this exciting, tantalizing, and fun packed event. Last year’s Canned was a great success and plans are underway to make this one bigger and better than the last.
Canned Sedona, to be held October 2, 2016 at Tlaquepaque, is a cooking competition based on “Chopped”, a television series featured on the Food Network. Charities will be represented by local Amateur Chefs who will compete in a cook-off equipped with a barbeque grill and a basket of mystery ingredients.
Admission is a canned food item for the Sedona Community Food Bank plus a small donation. The attendee gets to choose which charity their admission donation goes to. The winning chef will receive bragging rights and a gift basket full of goodies!
The committee is currently seeking applications from local charities whose mission benefits one of the following categories: animals, women, children or elderly, arts and culture, and humanities. The selected charities will exhibit at the event to promote their organization and receive proceeds donated to their charity. Canned Sedona requires that all proceeds received by the charity stay in the Verde Valley and be used for one of the above purposes. Each charity will be featured on all promotional materials and the committee encourages the charity to promote the event and themselves as well.
The Application deadline is May 30th, 2016.
Applications are also being accepted from local Amateur Chefs for the competition. If you’ve dreamed of hearing those words’ “Chefs, open your baskets”, now is the time to step forward and show the community what you’ve got. There will be Chef Showdown prior to the main event to narrow the field to the Chef finalists. Each Chef will be assigned a charity that they will represent.
To apply, become a sponsor or learn more about the event, please visit www.cannedsedona.com or request an application at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canned Sedona: building community support one dollar at a time through a passion for cooking and friendly competition.
Canned Sedona is a registered 501(c)(3) corporation, all donations are tax-deductible.