Baltimore Chefs Behind Bars

June 01, 2016

Chefs Behind Bars: $45
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Wit On The Water

200 International Drive
Baltimore, Maryland

Enjoy cocktails made by your favorite chefs!

Have you ever wondered what your favorite chefs like to drink? Or what their favorite foodie cocktail ingredients are? Well here’s your chance to find out!

On Wednesday, June 1, six top Baltimore chefs will gather at Wit & Wisom for the return of Chef's Behind Bars, a cocktail event to benefit No Kid Hungry's work to end childhood hunger in America.  From 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., guests can enjoy signature drinks concocted by the city's most renowned talent, delicious bites from Wit & Wisdom Restaurant and Chick'n Shack sandwiches by Shake Shack, all while helping No Kid Hungry make sure all kids have the healthy food they need, every day. At the end of the evening, Judges' Choice and People's Choice winners will be chosen as reigning Chefs Behind Bars!

Josh Brown | Fox Boys Hospitality
Opie Crooks | Woodberry
Chad Gauss | The Food Market 
Ben Lefenfeld | La Cuchara
Zack Mills | Wit & Wisdom at the Four Seasons Hotel
Bryan Voltaggio | VOLT Restaurant Group

Mary Bubala | CBS Baltimore
David Hagedorn
Jess Mayhugh
| Baltimore Magazine
Jessica Kartalija | CBS Baltimore 
Duane Sylvestre

Jon Boesche | MIX 106.5 Mornings
Reagan Warfield | MIX 106.5 Mornings

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Wit & Wisdom on April 22, and congratulations to our winners!

Judges' Choice
Cyrus Keefer

People's Choice
Bryan Voltaggio


Experience one of The Baltimore Sun's top-rated outdoor dining spaces with a patio launch party at Wit & Wisdom!
Host Chef Zack Mills will be joined by six Baltimore chefs, all coming together to mix up their favorite libations to support Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign. In addition to one of a kind cocktails, guests will enjoy small bites from Wit & Wisdom and live entertainment. Each chef will concoct their own culinary cocktail and compete to win Judges Choice and People's Choice awards. The People's Choice award will be based on guest tips. 

If you have any questions, please contact Samantha DeNafo at

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Liquor Sponsors

1-8 Distilling

Belle Island Craf Spirts

Caledonia Barr Hill Gin

Papas Pilar Rum

Whistle Pig Rye Whiskey


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