Our Chefs

Some of the nation's most renowned chefs will bring their exceptional culinary talents to 2017 Five Star Sensation, the region's premier food and wine event benefiting UH Seidman Cancer Center.

*As of May 30, 2017

Chef Restaurant Location
Steve Aheimer and Adam Lizak Cleveland Browns Cleveland, OH
John Alers, Jermey Lanyon and Rebecca Bills Flour & Barley, Public House, Block 16 Hospitality Las Vegas, NV
Eric Bedoucha Financier Patisserie New York City, NY
Spencer Boudros Pistacia Vera Columbus, OH
Kenny Callaghan Eatright Hospitality New York City, NY
Sam Choy Poke to the Max Seattle, WA
Britt-Marie Culey Coquette Patisserie Cleveland, OH
Kelly English Restaurant Iris and Second Line Memphis, TN
Marc Forgione American Cut New York City, NY
Michelle Gaw Tri-C Culinary Institute Cleveland, OH
Summer Genetti and Derek Clayton Michael Symon Restaurants Cleveland, OH
Anna Harouvis Anna in the Raw and Good to Go Café Cleveland, OH
Perry Hendrix Avec Chicago, IL
Aaron Hoskins and Sarah Simmons Birds and Bubbles New York City, NY
Lee Jones and Jamie Simpson Chef's Garden and The Culinary Vegetable Institute Milan, OH
Michelle Karr-Ueoka MW Restaurant Honolulu, HI
Doug Katz Fire Shaker Heights, OH
Hubert Keller Fleur Las Vegas, NV
Megan Ketover Orchids at Palm Court Cincinnati, OH
Jiho Kim The Modern at MOMA New York City, NY
Brad Lettau and Frank Ostini The Hitching Post II Buellton, CA
Stephen Lewandowski Harlan Social Stamford, CT
Natasha MacAller Sausal Restaurant El Segundo, CA
Rory MacDonald Chanson New York City, NY
Hugh Magnum Mighty Quinns Barbeque New York City, NY
Rebecca Masson Fluff Bake Bar Houston, TX
Paul Minnillo and Matthew Mytro Flour Moreland Hills, OH
Vishwatej Nath Urban Farmer Cleveland, OH
Pichet Ong The Line Hotel Washington, DC
Aarón Sánchez Johnny Sánchez New Orleans, LA
Jonathan Sawyer Greenhouse Tavern Cleveland, OH
Lydia Shire and Alex Pineda Scampo Boston, MA
Daniel Skurnick Buddakan New York City, NY
Karen Small Flying Fig Cleveland, OH
BJ Smith Smokehouse Tavern Portland, OR
Hiro Soni and Lissa Doumani Terra St. Helena, CA
Michael Symon Lola, B-Spot, Roast, Bar Symon, Mabel's BBQ, Symon's Burger Joint Cleveland, OH
Celina Tio Julian Kansas City, MO
Anthony Verona Sodexo Cleveland, OH
Marc Vetri Vetri Restaurants Philadelphia, PA
Charles Voudouris Corporate Executive Chef Los Angeles, CA
Samantha Ward Exquisite Desserts Inc. Palm Desert, CA
Rocco Whalen Fahrenheit Cleveland, OH
Eric Williams Momocho Mod Mex Cleveland, OH
Sherry Yard The Tuck Room Los Angeles, CA