2023 Great Chefs of the Midwest

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featuring the top chefs in Wichita!

Sunday, March 05, 2023
4:00PM CST

Kansas Star Casino

Click here to see a full list of participating CHEFS and RESTAURANTS (caution-clicking link may make you hungry!)

The Great Chefs of the Midwest showcases local chefs and restaurants who share their creative culinary talent as they vie for the coveted Best Dish and People's Choice awards. Guests will mix and mingle, enjoy mouthwatering creations from Wichita’s best chefs, and bid on exciting auction packages.

The Great Chefs of the Midwest has sold out. If you would like to add your name to a waitlist please contact:

Tori Snowden  |  tori.snowden@kidney.org |  913.262.1551 ext. 476



See Chef Co-Chair Josh Rathbun’s interview on KWCH!



First awarded in 2021, the Michelle Horne Award of Excellence is presented to an outstanding
person, corporation and/or medical professional in the greater Wichita community who has achieved
great accomplishments toward the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease.

We are proud to recognize the outstanding work of:

in the fight against kidney disease with the presentation of the
Michelle Horne Award of Excellence

Michelle Horne Award of Excellence

As a transplant recipient, Michelle Horne was an inspiration to all those in the Wichita community. Michelle's uniquely generous spirit was always available to share her experience and to offer comfort and friendship to all those in need. Her fight against kidney disease brought critical awareness to the needs of patients. The community she fostered continues to build a network of support for patients at every stage of their journey.




You will have the chance to step into the magical world of Disney when you bid on the STAY MAGICAL - LIVE AUCTION ITEM


Plan a magical stay with friends or loved ones with a world of vacation options. Stay at a uniquely themed Disney Vacation Club Resort or visit exciting destinations across the country and around the globe. 



Purchase your golden ticket now for a chance to win a trip to one of four amazing destinations! Winners will be announced on Sunday, March 5 and you need not be present to win.

You will have your choice from the below options upon winning. 

Cortona, Italy
Portland, Oregon
Nuevo Vallarta OR Riviera Maya, Mexico
Ashville, North Carolina

Text ChefsICT23 to 76278 to get your ticket today!