2021 Celebrity Chef Dinner with Shota Nakajima

An evening with Chef Shota Nakajima

If you saw him on the Top Chef Season 18 finale on Bravo you know he puts on a show of artistry and extraordinary talent - not to mention being voted Fan Favorite. Now he plans to cook for you to help raise funds for RTC's culinary students.

  • When: Wednesday, November 10, 6 – 9 p.m.
  • Where: RTC Demonstration Kitchen or Virtual Livestream

You have 3 exciting options to experience an evening with Chef Shota

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Celebrity Chef Dinner & Reception –

(In-person dinner SOLD OUT, click here to be put on waiting list.)

Chef Shota has designed a special 4-course meal and reception appetizers prepared specially for you by RTC culinary students. Each course is demonstrated by Chef Shota with wine pairing by Sommelier Bruce Sturgeon for 48 guests. You’ll have an opportunity to meet Chef Shota and take home his exclusive menu recipes that are not currently published!

Virtual Cook-In with Chef Shota – click here for reservations

Chef Shota provides the inspiration and you get his exclusive unpublished recipes of the menu! Includes a take-out version of the main entrée, miso chowder, and dessert; with recipe booklet, wine, and swag bag. Access to Livestream of dinner demonstration and kitchen preparation with students. Guest pickup on campus required. Delivery options available email foundation@rtc.edu.

Livestream Only with Chef Shota - click here for reservations

You can cook along and watch with an advanced, digital version of Chef Shota’s menu recipes. These recipes have never been published! Access to Livestream of dinner demonstration, Sommelier and kitchen preparation with students.

Health protocol requirements: Face coverings are required to attend an in-person campus event. Dinner guests and volunteers must fill out a brief, campus access form on the day of the Celebrity Chef event. You can access the form here:  Campus Access Form.

Don’t forget your raffle ticket!

More foodie fun that supports student emergency assistance.

Join us for a chance to win a gift certificate, spirits to Taku, and a hotel stay!

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