Fried Chicken & Champagne Fest

November 4, 2017

About Event

About Event

The chicken has flown the coop right into the fryer for a philanthropic cause. Kendall College Trust’s third annual Fried Chicken & Champagne Fest will be held in Kendall College Skyline Room on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 11:30 am-3:00 pm. All event proceeds benefit Kendall College Trust, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that raises scholarship funds for premier culinary, hospitality and business students with financial need at Kendall College.

Kendall College Trust Executive Director, Catherine De Orio will gather a roster of a dozen award-winning chefs who can make clucking awesome fried chicken to fry-up their take on this classic dish. They will compete for the honor of three different awards; The Golden Hen best fried chicken (as determined by a panel comprised of food media/experts); People’s choice; and Best table decor.

An impressive VIP lounge with an array of reserve/premium champagnes to sip will again be featured.


Basic Bird $85: Includes tastings of each chef’s fried chicken dish, accompaniments, desserts, sparkling water and champagne *.

Fancy Fowl $195— (VIP tickets are limited so act fast): Includes all of the above PLUS 30-minute early entry to event and access into the Pops for Champagne pop-up lounge featuring an impressive selection of 8 to 12 reserve/premium champagnes on offer. *

*Must be 21 years of age or older to attend this event. Proof of age will be required at the door.

No refunds will be issued.

A portion of the ticket sales and donations made toward the fund are tax deductible. Kendall College Trust will provide appropriate documentation.

2016 Participating Chefs

Acadia: Ryan McCaskey
Boka: Lee Wolen
Frontier: Brian Jupiter
Farmhouse: Eric Mansavage
Honey Butter Fried Chicken: Cam Waron and Becca Waron (2015 People’s Choice Award winner)
Leghorn: Jared Van Camp
Parachute: Beverly Kim
Prime & Provisions: Joseph Rizza
Pub Royale: Nate Tano
Salero/Wood: Ashlee Aubin
Three Aces/Charlatan: Matt Troost (2015 Golden Hen Award winner)

Stay tuned for our 2017 lineup…

Purchase Tickets

Purchase Basic Bird Tickets $85

Purchase Fancy Fowl Tickets $195

Oh, cluck! I can’t make it, but I’d love to donate.

Oh, cluck! I can’t make it, but I’d like to donate.