The Culinary Showdown

The 2024 Culinary Showdown - Saturday, November 2

Think you have what it takes to compete with Canada’s hottest chefs on Toronto’s biggest culinary stage?

Then get ready for the second annual West Park Foundation Culinary Showdown!

This exciting event brings together 5 Celebrity Chefs and our top 50 fundraising foodies for a MasterChef-style competition for top honours as the Culinary Showdown Champion.

Being held on Saturday, November 2, 2024 at the Beanfield Centre (Exhibition Place), this event has something for everyone; whether you want to jump on stage and cook alongside the chefs, or enjoy a gourmet dinner while cheering on the competitors.

Fundraising Foodie

Want to show off your culinary skills and cook and compete with our Celebrity Chefs – all while supporting the life-changing work of West Park Healthcare Centre? Get started at

The Top 50 Fundraising Foodies will earn their Chef’s Jacket and Apron and, in addition to competing with the Celebrity Chefs in the Showdown, will attend the exclusive Celebrity Chef School being held prior to the competition.

If you raise more than $2,500, you will attend the exclusive Celebrity Chef School being held during the day on November 2. If you are one of the top 50 fundraisers, you will compete on-stage at the evening’s gala as a member of one of the five Celebrity Chefs’ teams. See the various fundraising reward levels here.

Sizzling Spectator

Prefer to watch the show? Get tickets or sponsorships to the Gala Dinner and cheer on your favourite team while enjoying a gourmet three-course meal.

Sensational Sponsor

Visit the Culinary Showdown website to learn about available sponsorship levels offering corporate recognition, media exposure and activations.

No matter how you participate, this is going to be a night to remember!

Proceeds from the event will support the critical mission of West Park Healthcare Centre.

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