10th Anniversary of Cooking up Change
Join us for the 10th anniversary of Cooking up Change, a one-of-a-kind culinary competition and incredible party that supports Healthy Schools Campaign’s work to make schools healthier places where all children can learn and thrive. Online registration has ended, but you can buy tickets at the door or by emailing RSVP@healthyschoolscampaign.org.
Dress code is business casual or cocktail. No jeans.
Can’t attend, but still want to participate? You can make a donation or buy Grand Prize Raffle tickets below.
You can participate in our silent auction through our mobile bidding site. Click on “Experience the Event Live” to participate in the auction remotely. Items include:
- VIP Tour of Revolution Brewing for 10, dinner for two at Revolution Brewing and swag
- Two international tickets to Mexico, Central America or the Caribbean
- A dinner for you and five friends prepared in your own house by the personal chef to the Chicago Cubs
Celebrate with 100 students
Cooking up Change is a dynamic competition that challenges Chicago high school culinary students to create healthy school meals that also taste great. At this event, you’ll meet talented student chefs, taste innovative meals and cheer for your favorite team as the winners are announced. The winning team members go on to compete in the national finals in Washington, D.C., present their meal to Congress, and raise their voices in support of healthy school food.
Win a fabulous prize
Cooking up Change serves as Healthy Schools Campaign’s annual benefit and includes a silent auction, bite-size raffle and grand prize raffle. This year’s grand raffle prize is a luxe trip to sunny California! Roundtrip airfare and four-day, three-night accommodations for four included.
Grand Prize Raffle: California Dreamin’
Dream up your ideal California vacation and choose one of three fantastic locations: San Francisco, Los Angeles or Napa Valley. Roundtrip airfare and four-day, three-night accommodations for four included. Tickets are $50 each or three for $100
Enjoy a special 10th anniversary party
Join 700 guests for an electric night in an amazing arts space with a DJ, gourmet food and drinks, a photo booth and more. Raise a glass to toast 10 years of Cooking up Change!
Official Education Partner
Chicago Public Schools CTE Culinary Arts Program
Culinary Scholarship Sponsor
Washburne Culinary Institute
National School Nutrition Partner
Official Culinary Partner
Official Travel Partner
American Federation of Teachers
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin
Chef Daniel Giusti
Triste and Ian Smith
Marion Brooks, Reporter/Anchor, NBC5 News
Grand Prize Raffle and Donation
Purchase Grand Prize Raffle tickets or make a donation! You can participate in our silent auction through our mobile bidding site.