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Top Local Chefs Unite for 16th Annual Dux in Tux Presented by Honda Monday, Jan. 18

by Staff Writer / Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks will host the 16th annual Dux in Tux presented by Honda this Monday, Jan. 18 at the Hilton Anaheim. Dedicated to raising funds for the Anaheim Ducks Foundation, the evening will feature some of Orange County’s most renowned chefs, each of whom has donated their time and talent to the cause. Paired with an Anaheim Ducks “sous chef,” each chef will serve a table of 12 for a unique dining experience. With an expected attendance of over 350 guests, supporters of this sold-out event will enjoy an evening of delectable food and great company, while also learning about the work of the Anaheim Ducks Foundation, including programs such as Ducks S.C.O.R.E. (Scholastic Curriculum of Recreation & Education), Learn to Play and Top Flight Street Hockey.

All local chefs featured at Dux in Tux have created a distinctive menu for their individual table (complete list of participants included below). A Ducks player, coach or broadcaster will be paired with each chef to assist in meal preparation tableside for their guests. The evening will begin with a reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by a seated dinner program at 7:00 p.m. The dinner program will be co-emceed by Fox Sports Prime Ticket/Anaheim Ducks television color analyst Brian Hayward and “Ducks Live” host Kent French.

As part of the dinner program, a live auction with not-to-be missed packages and experiences will be offered. With Kent French serving as the live auctioneer, supporters can bid on a Ducks Road Trip package for next season as well as other one-of-a-kind items.

About The Anaheim Ducks Foundation
The mission of the Anaheim Ducks Foundation is to facilitate and support programs that produce positive change for children and families throughout Southern California by providing educational opportunities, broadening access to the sport of hockey and addressing the health and wellness needs of our community.

Through the Foundation, the Anaheim Ducks look to support exemplary Southern California nonprofit organizations and to help make a positive impact in the local community with programs such as Ducks S.C.O.R.E. (Scholastic Curriculum of Recreation & Education), Learn to Play powered by Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry and Top Flight Street Hockey.

Dux in Tux Participants
Hilton Anaheim – Chef Frederic Castan
Anaheim White House Restaurant – Chef Eddie Mesa & Sir Chef Bruno
Boathouse Collective – Chef Mathieu Royer
Chapter One:  The Modern Local – Chef Greg Moro
Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club – Chef John Miller
Five Crowns & SideDoor – Chef Steven Kling
Haven Gastropub – Chef Greg Daniels & Craig Brady
Honda Center Food & Beverage – Chef Joseph “Jo-Jo” Doyle
House of Blues Anaheim – Chef Robert Sarstedt
Kutsi Cocina – Chef Chris Tzorin
Lock & Key Social Drinkery – Chef Michael Cabacungan
Maggiano’s Little Italy – Chef Josef D. Bartos
Mastro’s Restaurants – Chef Stephen LaFountain & Chef Eduardo Albarran
Mess Hall Canteen – Chef Jake McPeck
Morton’s The Steakhouse – Chef Scott Savage
Napa Rose – Chef Andrew Sutton
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa – Chef Andrew Arndt
Orange Hill Restaurant – Chef Richard Hodge
Pour Vida Latin Flavor – Chef Jimmy Martinez
Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen – Chef Darrin Finkel
[seven-degrees] – Chef Robert Villanueva
Seasons 52 – Chef Stephen Cully
Selanne Steak Tavern - Chef Joshua Severson
SOCIAL Costa Mesa – Chef Jeffrey Boullt
Summit House Restaurant – Chef Timothy Plumb
the crow bar and kitchen – Chef Matthew Robinson
The Cannery Newport Beach – Chef Nick Weber
THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon – Chef Michael Rossi
Twenty Eight Dine + Drink – Chef Shirley Chung
Who Song and Larry’s – Chef Johannes Bernau
Wild Goose, the Lounge Group & Chef Wendie Huffman
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