Indy chefs compete for World Food Championships Golden Ticket

Indy chefs compete for World Food Championships Golden Ticket

Indy chef Steven Amore took top honors in a recent “tapas throwdown” in downtown Indianapolis at the Market Table at the Alexander hotel. Sponsored by the Kelly Wensing Community Fund, the event featured five Indianapolis chefs vying for a spot at the World Food...

Counting down to the World Food Championships

Counting down to the World Food Championships

Have you noticed our countdown clock at the top of our Culinary Crossroads website? If you haven’t visited our site, please check it out. Our “countdown to the throwdown” clock shows that it’s less than 150 days until the World Food Championships begin in Indy! The...

On the Road Again in Southern Indiana

On the Road Again in Southern Indiana

Culinary Crossroads is heading back to Southern Indiana for our third On the Road Dinner in the New Albany area. The collaborative chef dinner, which begins with a complimentary cocktail hour, is scheduled for May 21 and takes place at Huber Winery’s Plantation Hall...

Chefs honored at ACF awards gala

Chefs honored at ACF awards gala

Chefs honored at ACF awards galaCulinary Crossroads was honored to attend the recent Presidents Gala of the Indianapolis chapter of the American Culinary Federation. The event, held at the Hotel Carmichael in Carmel, recognized the talent and dedication of numerous...

Two Indiana chefs on James Beard Award list

Two Indiana chefs on James Beard Award list

The “long list” of semifinalists for the James Beard Foundation Restaurant & Chef Awards was released Feb. 24, and two Indiana chefs made the cut. Chef Thomas Melvin of Vida in Indianapolis and chef Sal Fernandez of Bridges Craft Pizza & Wine Bar in...

Looking Back at a Busy Year in 2023

Looking Back at a Busy Year in 2023

It’s almost 2024! All of us here at Culinary Crossroads hope you’ve had a great year and a wonderful holiday season. And, of course, the season isn’t over quite yet. We’re sending wishes for a Happy New Year as well! But before we launch into January, we thought we’d...