Greg Hardesty Scholarship Fund
Greg Hardesty Scholarship Fund
Supper Club at Paramount Cottage Home
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Culinary Crossroads shines a spotlight on the people, products, places and services that define Indiana’s culinary landscape and help make Indiana the place where people want to live, work and play.

Read more about food sport and the World Food Championships here.


Dinner Programs

It’s all about great food, great talent, and great causes. Connecting consumers with chefs and their charity of choice has been vital to supporting the restaurant industry and communities they serve. Learn More.


Our favorite images speak volumes! Highlights from the World Food Championships 2019, the Final Table Indy 2020, and the 2021 Spring Dinner Series. Enjoy this feast for your eyes. Check it out.


So many exciting storylines that weave together where we’ve been and where we’re going as we continue to launch exciting new initiatives. Read on.

Janet Holcomb, First Lady, State of Indiana

“Indiana is such a crossroads for agriculture and we have tremendous talent in our food community. So it’s really great to bring those together and to celebrate the food and what the dinner table means to all of us.”


Suzanne Crouch, Lt. Governor, State of Indiana

“We have that connection and intersection of agriculture and tourism that creates those options that we can present for food. We want Indiana to be known as the Culinary Crossroads of America!”


Sue Ellspermann, President, Ivy Tech Community College

“Ivy Tech takes its role as an ambassador for Indianapolis and the entire Hoosier state very seriously. Culinary Crossroads has provided a tremendous forum for helping us with these efforts.”


Our Partners along the way