Local chefs to compete for charity

February 21, 2023

Open Table announces that acclaimed local chefs Ben Elliot of Concord’s SaltBox Kitchen, Matt Kenah of Acton-based WECO Hospitality and Kelcy Scolnick of Winchester’s Wright-Locke Farm will compete at this year’s Chopped for Charity gala with television and radio personality Chef Joe Gatto as the Master of Ceremonies. Celebrity judges include Tiziana Dearing of WBUR Radio, Andy Husbands of The Smoke Shop BBQ, and Peter Malloy of Nashawtuc Country Club.

VIP tickets are $200 and include preferred seating, a private reception, meet the chefs, and a high-end spirit tasting. General Admission is $150 per person. Tickets are available at Opentable.org/chopped. This year’s Chopped for Charity will be held at the beautiful and spacious Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord, on Friday, April 28. In addition to the chefs’ challenge, the gala will feature raffle baskets, silent and live auctions, and a cash bar. A light meal will be provided, including delicious desserts from the Open Table kitchen. A VIP reception takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; doors open for general admission at 6:30 p.m.