You are invited to experience an exquisite evening along Buffalo’s revitalized waterfront; enjoy delectable food samplings; AND support the crucial mission of Crisis Services. You are invited to Men Who Cook! This year Men Who Cook is celebrating number 13. Crisis Services invites locally recognized amateur and professional chefs to help create a unique food festival style event for guests to enjoy. In addition to all you can eat food, there is always a great band paired with the setting, as well as raffle and silent auction items for attendees to try their luck. Interested in being a part of the party? We hope you will consider a sponsorship opportunity!
Thanks already to our 2019 Sponsors:
Prix Fixe Sponsors:
Wanted: Executive Chef – call or email our Development Coordinator if you are interested in this opportunity.
Tickets & Patron Opportunities
Tickets are on sale now! Options to purchase individual, couple, or table tickets as well as Patron & Connoisseur opportunities. Learn more about those opportunities here. To purchase any of these tickets please go to our ticket sale page.
We’ve already had a few chefs through their hats in the ring! Are you an interested restaurant or an aspiring chef? Join the party! Contact our Development Coordinator to get information on participating.
Dave Greber, Anchor, WIVB/WNLO-TV
James Lenker, University at Buffalo
Jim Kuryak, Niagara National
David Mann, Buffalo Police Department
JP Midgley, Avalon Document Services
Fr. Paul Seil
Jeff Pirrone, Niagara Falls Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative/Catholic Charities
Mark Gardner, Retired SUNY Brockport
Dan Barrett, Western New York Law Enforcement Helpline
James Millard & Dan Stout of Mirror Matter
Transit Valley Country Club, Chef Dan King
Wegmans, Chef Fred Torrell
Buffalo State Hospitality Program
Tops Lockport, Chef Aaron Cratsenburg
Seneca Gaming Corporation, Chef Oliver Wolf
 Food & Sports
The Draft Room