Nickel City Chef Tickets Now on Sale

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Written by Homer Enthusiast

Published on January 1, 2015

Nickel City Chef

Nickel City Chef is a competition between two WNY chefs where they face off in two top of the line kitchens at Artisan Kitchens & Baths on Buffalo’s West Side. The chefs make 3 courses featuring a secret ingredient from a local business  – similar to Iron Chef, but Western New York style. The idea is to showcase what the chefs can really do when pushing their culinary talents to the limit while featuring local farm foods at their best. Guests look on while enjoying light fare and beverages as the chefs compete for the Nickel City Chef title.  NCC is produced by Christa Glennie Seychew of Feed Your Soul culinary productions. Links to online ticketing should be available at on Jan. 2 starting at 10am. Hurry, they go fast. New this year will be a fifth Nickel City Chef, renowned Chef Edward Forster of Buffalo Proper and therefore a fifth show.

Here is the schedule:

Feb 22: Nickel City Chef Jen Boye of The Mansion on Delaware Avenue v. sous chef Mike Thill of The Black Sheep.

Mar 8: Nickel City Chef Brian Mietus of Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant v. executive chef Dustin Murphy of Tabree Restaurant

March 22: Nickel City chef Adam Goetz of CRāVing Restaurant v. executive chef/owner Bryan Meccozi or Black Iron Bystro

Mar 29: Nickel City Chef JJ Richert of Torches v. executive chef/owner Victor Parra Gonzalez of Jaguar at the Bistro

Apr 19: Nickel City Chef Edward Forster of Buffalo Proper v. executive chef/owner Satomi Smith of SATO


For more info, listen to the Nickel City Chef Season 7 announcement on Grain of Salt Podcast, here.


A few things you need to know:

Doors open at 2:20 p.m. The show begins at 3:00 p.m. and typically lasts until about 5 p.m. All tickets are general admission. No seats are reserved.
We do not recommend this event for children.
Each ticket costs $45 and includes delicious snacks from Craving restaurant.
All tickets are Will Call; ID required.
Tickets are non-refundable, but fully transferable. Please email with notice of any ticket transfers.

Artisan Kitchen & Baths is located at:
200 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14207

Nickel City Chef is hosted by Bert Gambini and chef Mike Andrzejewski (Seabar, Cantina Loco, Tappo)

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Written by Homer Enthusiast

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