Now in its 22nd year, Chefs in Shorts brings together a group of the area’s top culinary talents who fire up the grills and create their best dishes during this expansive outdoor, summer-in-the-city barbeque hosted at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center. Join some of Boston’s best chefs on June 21 for an evening of grill-offs, desserts, beer, wine and fun to again benefit Future Chefs, a local nonprofit focused on first careers in the culinary arts. Attendees also will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite creation. 

This year’s featured chefs include the following:

Host Chefs:

Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center Karen Hodsdon, Pastry Chef

Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center Richard Rayment, Executive Chef

TAMO Bistro + Bar Robert Tobin, Executive Chef

Participating Chefs & Venues: 

ArtBar Brian Dandro

Article 24 Wally Salguero

Artisan Bistro – Ritz Carlton Micole Rivera Suárez

Babbo Pizzeria e Enoteca Mario LaPosta

The Bowery Bar Dan Davis

Champions – Marriott Copley Michael Panasuk

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse Andres Tavares

Earls Kitchen + Bar Nick Hrynkiw

Five Horses Tavern Aaron Parsons

Fuji at Ink Block Jimmy Liang

Flour Bakery + Café Robert Petzold

Future Chefs Sam Putnam

Kings Dining & Entertainment Alex Aguilar

The Liberty Hotel Daniel Kenney

Local 149 James Dry

Lucy’s American Tavern Christopher Bauers

Mastro’s Ocean Club Raphael Anderson

Ocean Prime Mitchell Brumels

Outlook Kitchen & Bar – Envoy Hotel Tatiana Rosana

Publico Street Bistro Joel Howard

Taranta Jose Duarte

TRADE Kyle Wallace

Tuscan Kitchen Nimesh Maharjan

University Club of Boston Jason Banusiewicz

Venezia Waterfront Restaurant Gianni Caruso

Ward 8 Eric Buonagurio

Worden Hall Anthony James

WXYZ Bar – Aloft Boston Seaport Roberto Rosario Riverp

Zuma – Four Seasons One Dalton Oliver Lange

Other participating restaurants include Bodega Canal, Oak + Rowan and Saloniki while revelers also will be treated to tastes from Backyard Farms, The Chubby Chickpea, Fazenda Coffee Roaster, Forklift Catering, Philip R’s Frozen Desserts and Pete & Gerry’s Organic Eggs.

$90 per person (includes admission with complimentary beer, wine and culinary tastings).  Tickets must be purchased in advanced. No ticket will be sold at the door!  You can purchase your tickets here! 

Image via Seaport Hotel Instagram

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