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The 19th Annual Chefs in Shorts™ at the Seaport World Trade Center

  • Seaport World Trade Center 200 Seaport Boulevard Boston, MA, 02210 United States (map)

The 19th annual Chefs in Shorts

Now in its 19th year, Chefs in Shorts bring together a group of the area’s top culinary talents who fire up the grills and create their best dishes during this expansive outdoor, summer-in-the-city barbeque hosted at the Seaport World Trade Center. Join some of Boston’s best chefs for an evening of grill-offs, desserts, beer, wine and fun to benefit Future Chefs, a local nonprofit focused on first careers in the culinary arts. Attendees also will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite culinary creation. 

This year’s featured chefs include the following: 

Host Chefs:
Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center - Karen Hodsdon, Pastry Chef
Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center - Richard Rayment, Executive Chef
TAMO Bistro & Bar at the Seaport Hotel - Robert Tobin, Chef

Participating Chefs & Venues: 
Artbar - Brian Dandro
Ashmont Grille & Tavolo - Chris Douglass
Back Deck - Paul Sussman
Bar Boulud - Jonathan Kilroy
Bastille Kitchen - Adam Kube
BOND at The Langham, Boston - Mark Sapienza
Brasserie JO - Nicholas Calias
Coppersmith - Jason Heard
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse - Rodney Murillo
Deuxave - Shaun Velez
Earls Kitchen + Bar - Cyrus Winter
Flour Bakery + Café - Corey Johnson
Foundry on Elm & Saloon - Shayne Nunes
Gather - Dennis Wilson
Harvard Club - Dean Moore
Kashmir - Harjit Pabla
Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar - Matt Drummond
Lucca Back Bay - Andres Cruz
Lulu’s Allston - Sarah Wade
Ocean Prime - Mitchell Brumels
Pete & Gerry’s Eggs - Karl Johnson
Philip R’s - Philip Rotondo
RFK Kitchen - Rachel Klein
Salty Pig - Josh Turka
Scampo - Alex Pineda
Serafina - Brendan Burke
Tip Tap Room - Brian Poe
Top of the Hub - Stefan Jarausch
Town Market Andover - Mark Porcaro
TRADE - Cory Seeker
Waterline - Joe Florio 

Ticket includes complimentary beer, wine and tastings.  Once again this year, guests will be invited to vote for their favorite dish!

This year's beneficiary is once again, Future Chefs.  Future Chefs’ mission is to prepare urban youth in Greater Boston for quality early employment and post-secondary education opportunities in the culinary field and to support them in developing a broad base of transferable skills as they transition into the working world. For more information, please visit:

Be sure to use the hashtag #2016CIS on your Tweets, Facebook posts and Instagram photos - we'll share with our friends, too!

***Please note, this event is for guests 21 and over.  We are unable to admit children or babies.  Tickets will not be on sale at the door.

When: Friday, June 24, 2016 7:00 -10:00pm

Where: Seaport World Trade Center

Tickets: Eventbrite 

Images provided by Chefs in Shorts™