Save the date for the 6th Annual Top Chef Martin County - April 8, 2024!

Details coming soon!  In the meantime, read below for a recap of Top Chef 2023!


5th Annual Top Chef Martin County - Recap

This year's Martin County Top Chef event was an absolute whirlwind of excitement! We were thrilled to witness the awe-inspiring talent and dedication of our chefs, who went above and beyond, tirelessly perfecting their dishes and passionately raising funds to support our mission. With a bustling crowd of over 200 attendees, the atmosphere was nothing short of vibrant and thrilling. We are excited to announce the evening raised almost $80,000! 

To see photos of the event, please click here!

Congratulations to all of our winners:
Top Chef Overall - Jessica Bohner
Top Fundraiser - Jeanne Schmelzenbach
Top Dish - Jessica Bohner

Huge shoutout and heartfelt gratitude to Jason Stocks, Chef and owner of District Table and Bar, and Colab Kitchen FL! We cannot thank you enough for graciously hosting this event and providing invaluable support to House of Hope.

We immensely thank Ed Ciampi, Martin County Commissioner, for his outstanding role as the evening's Emcee. With his exceptional skill and charisma, he expertly curated an electrifying atmosphere with friendly competition and camaraderie.

THANK YOU to all of our guests, and especially our chefs, judges, sponsors, and local restaurants listed below:

2023 Martin County Top Chef Contestants:
Katie Ertz, 2022 Top Chef winner
Jeanne Schmelzenbach
J.D. Lewis IV
Jessica Bohner
Kelly Johnson
Paula Hundt

Chef Taylor Mohlmann, District Table and Bar
Carra Jean, General Manager of The Chef's Table
Josh Lyons, Owner of C'est Si Bon Catering & previous Food Network Star

Andy & Lorraine Popky 
R. V. Johnson Insurance
Stifel Investment Services 

Byers Auto Group
Coastal Drive Magazine
Culver's of Stuart and Jensen Beach
HBKS Wealth Advisors
Lotus Loft
Premier Realty Group
Russell & Dianne Weller

All Area Roofing & Construction, Inc.
Deborah Lovequist 
Diane Warren 
The Mohlers 
Stuart Plumbing 
Wong Family Foundation 

The following restaurants provided delicious small bites: 
Casa Giuseppe's Italian Grill
The Chef's Table
Colab Kitchen FL
District Table and Bar
Ellie's Downtown Deli & Catering
The Grove, Cucina & Wine
Guanabanas Island Restaurant and Bar
Importico's Bakery Cafe
Spritz City Bistro
TideHouse Waterfront Restaurant
Unique Sweets Supply

We'd also like to thank the in-kind donors for helping us create beautiful raffle baskets!

We hope to see you all again next year!

To see photos from the 4th Annual Top Chef Martin County (2022) please click here.