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Chefs’ Night Off
Catering and Private Events


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Chefs’ Night Off is an ongoing series of “pirate” dinners, conceptualized and executed by cooks and bartenders from Indianapolis’ most respected restaurants. This is an opportunity to showcase the developing talents of Indy’s culinary scene and locally owned restaurants and bars with a focus on slow food. The idea is to help cultivate Indy’s food scene and community. To get cooks working with other cooks exchanging ideas, having fun, and talking shit.

We facilitate a creative think tank for Indy’s up and coming culinary and bar talent. The chefs interact with the guests to create a dining experience like no other. There is no “razzle dazzle,” and no unnecessary frills. Just the people who put the flame to the pan breaking loose for one night and bringing to life their cuisines, their way.

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The Italian Job

CNO and Plow and Anchor Present:
The Italian Job

What: Chefs will fully collaborate on a 5 course menu with each course representing a region of Italy. A correlating wine pairing thoughtfully put together by sommelier Arthur Black will also be available for purchase. Working on a few other surprises for the event. Anti pasto reception provided by George Turkette of Pigs Tale. Violinst will be playing Italian music.

Who: Paul Havek of Cerulean, Lola Sanuth of Northside Social, John Herndon of Plow & Anchor. There is a strong chance we will have a Chicago based, Italian pastry chef hopping on board.

When: 1/9 at 6:30pm

Where: Plow & Anchor

Tax and beverage not included in ticket price. Menu modifications will be politely declined. If you have an allergy, please message us as soon as possible and we will do our best to accomodate. Refunds will be availbe up to 72 hours prior to the event.

Return of the Mac

Chefs’ Night Off & MOKB Presents
Return of the Mac | Indy’S First Mac & Cheese Fest

Indy’s first festival dedicated to the golden goodness we all love, mac & cheese. Sample cheesy creations from more than 20 of Indy’s favorite restaurants while chefs put their own spin on everyone’s favorite comfort food.

***Tickets Go On Sale Monday Dec 5 @ 10AM***
Each ticket grants access to unlimited Mac and cheese sampling for 2 hours, access to a full cash bar (for 21+ guests), and participation Yelp’s Crowd Favorite vote. This is an all ages event.

Drinks are not included in the ticket, but Mac and Cheese sampling is.

Presale w/ code: Friday Dec 2 at 10am – Sunday Dec 4 at 11pm
General Admission: $20 (Unlimited Sampling)
VIP: $35 (Unlimited Food Sampling, Early Entry, Access to Private Cash Bar)
Kids 6 and under free with paid adult

Dishes will be judged by profile local foodies who will determine the winner of the Golden Noodle. Judges include Jonathan Brooks (Milktooth), Liz Biro (IndyStar), and Britt Smith (Yelp Indy.) Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the Yelp Crowd Favorite award.

Participating Restaurants Include:
Thunderbird, Kuma’s Corner, ClusterTruck, Hollyhock Hill Restaurant, Sangrita Saloon, The District Tap, CharBlue, Cobblestone Grill, Delicia, Rooster’s Kitchen, Grigsby Station, Red Frazier Bison Ranch + more to be announced.

Tunes by DJ Ryan Stroble

Brought to you by:
Founders Brewing Co.,, Yelp Indy, Chefs’ Night Off, & MOKB Presents

Interested in partipating? Sponsorsing? More Info? Hit up:
R.j. Wall or Josh Baker

When: Sunday January 8

Where: Circle City Industrial Complex – 1125 E Brookside Ave Indianapolis, IN

Cross Pollination II

Chefs Night Off x Boundary Present:
Cross Pollination II

Hello Saint Louis, we are excitied to be organizing another event in your city but this time with up and coming culinary sorcerers!
Who: Rickey Whalen / Reeds American Table, Booker Riley / Sardella, Esteban Rosas / Rook (Indianapolis) and one other chef to be confirmed this week.
What: 5 collaborative courses, sourced thoughtfully and locally.
When: 1/16 at 6:30 PM. Service starts at 7.
Where: Chef Rex Hale’s Boundary at The Cheshire Hotel
Why: We love to entertain, stimulate and have a great time!

Fine print: Beverage and gratuity not included in ticket price. Menu modifications will be politely declined. If you have an allergy we will do our best to accomodate but please send over any allergy based restrictions asap. Menu, chefs, etc subject to change. This aint fine dining! Wear your pajamas, flip flops, yoga pants or whatever it is your comfortable in. If that is a suit and tie, wear a suit and tie!



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We love all of you, unless you are a nazi or bigot…then we do not like you. We like hearing from you. Feel free to shoot us questions about upcoming dinners or submit yourself to potentially cook a future dinner. We also do catering for private dinners and events.

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