Good Eats : Sac Chef Challenge

This past Saturday, Rob's Mom was lovely enough to buy us tickets to the Sacramento Chef Challenge event, benefitting InAlliance. It was an amazing event with a ton of food, a chef cook-off, cupcake bake-off and wine/beer tastings. At the door we were given a bag of goodies, including a wine glass and a wristband allowing us 5 beer/wine tastings. Needless to say, my wristband was well used!

It was my first time attending an event like this and it definitely won't be my last! So many yummy things were had and my favorites were Shock Top raspberry wheat beer, It's a Grind black tea sweetened with peach, the Dynamite salmon roll from Pyramid Alehouse, the strawberry shortcake cupcake from Vanilla Bean and the Lucero lemon olive oil.

Ladies, if you don't find yourself enjoying beer you have to try Shock Top raspberry wheat beer. It's delicious! Definitely a summer win.

The best part of the event is that the proceeds went to InAlliance, a nonprofit that supports people with developmental disabilities. Never has giving back felt so good :). Thanks Delia for the tickets and InAlliance for a wonderful fundraiser!

Have you ever been to an event like this? Do you like doing different summer weekend festivals?

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20 thoughts on “Good Eats : Sac Chef Challenge

    1. Post author

      It really was! I just tried Shock Top Raspberry at the event for the first time and I'm in LOVE. 🙂 Thanks for stopping by Lia!

  1. Dude. I want to eat ALL of this! I prefer the Shock Top original, myself! I tried the raspberry and was super excited about it but was a little disappointed. If I go flavored, I LOVE Sam Adams Cherry Wheat!! YUM!

    1. Post author

      Ooo Sam Adams Cherry, I'm def gonna have to try that one! The Shock Top we had was from a tap so maybe it was just extra good? I always prefer tap to bottle! Haha

    1. Post author

      Right Sandy?!? It was my first one, I was so happy with it. What's your favorite part of food events? The food, drinks or dessert?

    1. Post author

      Thanks Yi-chia!! 🙂 I'm too shy to do style posts yet but I'm so inspired by lovely bloggers like you and Sandy that I might have to give it a try someday! You're so sweet.

    1. Post author

      Look them up! I think they're usually fundraisers, or "-fests" of sorts like "beer-fest" haha. It's right up your alley fellow foodie! 🙂

    1. Post author

      You have to find one Teresa!! Look for fundraisers that include food and wine, it was WELL worth the donation 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and commenting!


  2. Oh my goodness. I want that all in my mouth immediately. What an awesome event! I would love to attend an event like that one day

    1. Post author

      Right?!? The food made me salivate the whole time! Definitely look out for food fundraisers, it was well worth the $25 donation! 🙂 Plus they're perfect for your wine Weds!


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