Cafe 458 Executive Chef Tony Sharpe has made us proud yet again! Working alongside Chef Clarence Ridgley and a team from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Chef Tony helped score a major victory at Culinary Fight Night.
Left to Right: ACSS Board President Tom Body and wife Mary Beth, Chef Clarence Ridgley and Chef Tony Sharpe
In this unique event, Atlanta’s top chefs compete inside a boxing ring. Ringside judges score their culinary concoctions on taste, presentation and creativity. Each team picks a favorite charity to highlight. Chef Tony’s team selected Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency in hopes of building awareness and financial support for an organization that helps break the cycle of homelessness. Thank you! And nice work, all.
Main Course: Peppercorn seared beef tenderloin with sauteed Brussels sprouts and baby carrots.
Even if you missed Tuesday’s competition, you can still enjoy Chef Tony’s work every Sunday at Cafe 458. Proceeds from our public Sunday Brunch (including tips) support ACSS programs during the week to empower homeless individuals to become self sufficient, productive and charitable members of our community.
Culinary Fight Night pits Atlanta's top chefs in a head to head cooking competition inside a boxing ring!
Chef Tony at work.
Chef Tony Sharpe at Culinary Fight Night.
ACSS Board President Tom Body congratulates Chef Tony Sharpe.
Cafe 458 Executive Chef Tony Sharpe
Cafe 458’s own Chef Tony Sharpe will compete in Culinary Fight Night., 6 p.m. August 23 at the Park Tavern. The unique, boxing-themed event not only highlights Atlanta’s top chefs, but also delivers a charitable punch.
Chef Tony and his team will be representing Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency as they compete with another culinary team representing Atlanta Beltline — two great causes that improve the quality of life for people in Atlanta and beyond.
The chefs will cook head to head, preparing a three course meal inside a boxing ring, while ringside judges and members of the audience score the food in three categories: taste, presentation and creativity.
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Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency is a results-driven, non-profit organization committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness through intense job readiness and life skills training. Cafe 458 is an award-winning restaurant that provides balanced meals to homeless clients during the week as they attend programs managed by Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency. On Sunday, the cafe opens to the general public for brunch, with all proceeds (including tips) going back to ACSS programs.