The Excitement Begins April 2013...
....as thirty Detroit high school students engage with food industry professionals, farmers, environmental scientists, and policymakers to master both basic culinary skills and to discover our rich local food economy and culture. Next Top Chef Detroit is a dynamic after-school program offering sixty hours of hands-on educational workshops, culminating in a live culinary competition in Detroit's Historic Eastern Market.
Highlights of the program include:
-Five experiential food system education workshops
-Eight Culinary sessions with respected local chefs
-Guided field trips to Eastern Market
-Live 2rd annual Next Top Chef Detroit Competition in the Historic Eastern Market
It is a pleasure to invite you to be a part of Next Top Chef 2013 as a sponsor. Our advisory committee, led by non-profit community members such as Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters™ at Gleaners Community Food Bank of South East Michigan and Eastern Market Corp., has raised 50% of this years budget. Until now, Next Top Chef has operated entirely with volunteers. This year, additional support will ensure additonal educators for creative and memorable workshops. Funds will also secure scholarships for the sixteen additional youth participants.
Full details of the sponsorship levels are listed below. If you wish to participate, please complete the form and send it to Alison Heeres by April 1, 2013 so that we may begin promoting your organization. If you have any questions, or need more information, please contact Alison Heeres at 313.649.1234.
Thank you for your support!
Next Top Chef Co-Coordinator
Project Healthy Schools-UM Health System
Sponsorship Benefits & Opportunities
Young Chef Sponsor--$500. or more
Youth Team Sponsor--$1000. or more
Competition Kitchen Sponsor--$2,500. or more