Thanks to our sponsors, auction item Donors, Auction item Bidders, and ticket sales-

we raised $23,464.87  


We turned up the heat this year!   En Garde Food Fight 2018 was be held once again at the beautiful, elegant Barr Mansion on Thursday, September 20th.   Bigger Chef Showdowns, amazing food from some of Austin's top Chefs and restaurants, and great auction items, all helped to raise money for Scholarships for Women in the Culinary Industry.  

Tasting portions provided by Taco Flats, El Dorado Cafe, Sway, Foreign & Domestic, Franklin Barbecue, Barr Mansion, Salvation Pizza, Cannon and Belle, Good Pops, Flying Pig Provision Company and more.

Special thanks to chefs Fer Candil, Trish Wesevich, Olivia O'Neil, Caitlin Boudreaux, Jules Stoddard, Ana Kean, Loren Solomon-Matthews, Jennifer Costello and Sarah Heard for competing in our culinary battles.

Special thanks to our sommeliers Rae Wilson and Ame Brewster for guiding our Returning challenge "Beat the Somm." Led by our 2nd VP Denise Clarke.


Whole Foods Market
Texas Beef Council
Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP
Quality Seafood Inc
Mission Restaurant Supply
Law Office of J Randall Grimes

Beverage Sponsors
Fall Creek Vineyards
Rambler Sparkling Water
Richards Rainwater
Argus Cider
Flat Creek Vineyards

In-Kind Sponsors
Barr Mansion
Central Texas Refuse
Performance Food Service
Antonell'is Cheese
Texas Beef Council
Mc Cormick
Quality Seafood
Brian Svoboda with