6th Annual Wilson Iron Chef Competition & Benefit Auction
Wilson High School, West Lawn, PA
Sunday, March 24, 2019 | 1-5pm
PEOPLE’S CHOICE COMPETITION & VENDOR LANE 1-3 PM
Wilson Iron Chef is a fun, community-wide event that brings together Wilson students, parents, faculty, administration, local organizations and restaurants. The Wilson Education Foundation (WEF) and the Wilson School District were thrilled with the success of our 5th annual event which had 1,000+ people in attendance! Restaurants will vie for your vote with samples during the People’s Choice Competition. Additional food vendors will offer tasty treats. All food samples are included with admission. You will not leave hungry! Enjoy student performances, auctions & raffles.
Adult Ticket: $15 in advance | $20 at door
Student Ticket: (18 & under): $10 in advance | $15 at door (Children 3 & under are free)
First Taste Ticket: $25 | Enter at 12pm, 1 hour before general admission opens at 1pm, for the first opportunity to sample tasty treats from vendors.
GET INVOLVED with the WILSON IRON CHEF!
Sponsorship Opportunities HERE
THANK YOU 2019 IRON CHEF SPONSORS!
Entree Level Sponsors
Hors Doeuvres Level Sponsors
Additional Contributions From:
Thriveworks Counseling & Coaching | D&B Elite LLC | Carol Gilbert Consulting | Terre Trophy | Gallen Insurance | Industrial Metal Plating | Clover Farms | Edwards Business Systems | Sir Speedy | Green Valley Dental | Hurst Produce | Singer Equipment | Reading Eagle Co. | Rieck’s Printing | Mogel Fire Protection LLC
Thank you to our loyal restaurant community for your continued support of the Wilson Iron Chef!
Adelphia Seafood | Anthony’s Coal Fire Pizza | Doostep Dairy | Ganly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant | GNA Ristorante | Morabito Baking Company | Moe’s Southwest Grill | New York Bagelry | Paolo’s Resturant & Bar | Penn Werner Hotel | Reading Fightin Phils | Redner’s Warehouse Markets | Rita’s Ice (Sinking Spring) | Station House Grille | Subway | Sweet Ride Ice Cream | The Hitching Post
Anita’s Biscottis | Auntie Anne’s | Bernville Eagle Hotel | Beverly Hills Tavern | Crowne Plaza | Deliciously Gluten Freedom | Giant Foods | Gourmand Cafe | H20 Kitchen | Konopelski Katering | Lake Wynonah Lodge | Lebanon United Jobbers | Salino’s Importing | Slush Puppie Brands | The Original Mama’s Pizza | Wawa Food Market
CHECK OUT THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE COMPETITION!
See the creative talent of area chef’s and sample their delicious dishes during the People’s Choice Competition. Featuring several area restaurants, each will create a menu item of their choosing using one common ingredient predetermined by Wilson’s Iron Chef Committee. During the event, attendees will have an opportunity to taste all items and vote for their favorite. The two restaurants that receive the top votes will be invited to compete in the main Iron Chef Competition the following year.
George Zeppos of the Hitching Post Restaurant 2018 People’s Choice award winner!
VISIT VENDOR LANE!
Vendor Lane is an opportunity to highlight local restaurants and food-related businesses that support the Wilson Community. Each vendor will have a table consisting of samples of their choice ranging from soup or appetizers to entrées or desserts. During the event, attendees will have the chance to visit the table of their choosing and taste these creations for free!
Support the Foundation by purchasing raffle tickets, an Iron Chef apron, and by bidding on silent auction items!
Hear live musical performances and see a cake-decorating demonstration by Wilson students.
Learn more about Grandview Gallery and the arts at Wilson.
Check out projects funded by the WEF by stopping by the student demonstration table.
WATCH THE IRON CHEF COMPETITION!
During this exciting family-friendly event, watch 3 local chefs face-off during a 35-minute timed cooking competition. Using 3 secret ingredients, each chef will create a unique dish, earning the title of 2019 WILSON IRON CHEF!
Chef Mike Martino of Adelphia Seafood wins the 2018 Wilson Iron Chef!
Participate in the Live Auction
People’s Choice Award winners Announced
Wilson Elementary School classrooms K-5 will create a Yogurt Parfait and share it with their school, and a favorite will be selected from all entries. Each individual school’s “Signature Yogurt Parfait” will be on display at the Wilson Iron Chef competition on Sunday, March 24th and attendees will be asked to vote for their favorite. The winning Yogurt Parfait will be available on the April and May school food menu and the winning school will receive a pizza party compliments of the Food Services Department!
Proceeds will benefit the Wilson Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to support Wilson excellence! The vision of the organization is to engage parents, alumni and businesses to invest in the greater Wilson community to further differentiate a Wilson Education and to enhance students’ opportunities. The non-tax dollars raised by the Foundation support the needs of our students and teachers by funding academic programs, grants, scholarships, district events, and facility upgrades.