Chefs for Habitat Returns

SALISBURY, MD – The Chefs for Habitat Gourmet Gala returns to the Wicomico Civic Center on Feb. 18, and this year, it’s bigger and better.

Tickets are on sale now for the 12th annual fundraiser, which will be celebrating Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County’s 35th anniversary. The gala starts at 6:30 p.m.; dress is semiformal and the color jade is encouraged to celebrate the nonprofit’s anniversary.

At the event, local chefs prepare signature samplings for guests. Other highlights include music; dancing; a silent auction featuring unique catered dinners contributed by gala chefs; and a live, on-stage competition by celebrity fundraisers.

“So many wonderful people come to Chefs for Habitat to support the dream of affordable homeownership while enjoying amazing small plates contributed by our local chefs,” said Christina Williams, director of development at Wicomico Habitat. “It is truly a night of generosity, community spirit, and of course, fun.”

Individual tickets are on sale at, by phone at 410-548-4911 and at the Wicomico Civic Center box office, 500 Glen Ave., Salisbury, MD 21804 (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.).

Sponsorship packages are for sale at VIP sponsorship packages include an early entry reception with musical entertainment, light appetizers, a champagne toast and auction preview.

About Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County:

Habitat for Humanity works to make homeownership of decent, affordable homes a matter of conscience and action. Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County was founded in 1987; since then the affiliate has built and sold 72 homes locally. Through volunteer labor and tax-deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent homes with the help of the homeowner (partner) families. Habitat homes are sold to partner families at no profit, financed with affordable, no-interest loans. The homeowners’ monthly mortgage payments come back to the affiliate to help build more homes for more families.

Photo: 2022 Chefs for Habitat event. The 2023 event is set for Feb. 18 at the Wicomico Civic Center.

Chefs for Habitat Gourmet Gala Returns Feb. 19

Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County will be holding its 11th Chefs for Habitat gourmet gala on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Wicomico Civic Center.

Voted Coastal Style’s “Best Of” charity event in 2020, this nonprofit gala raises money to build homes for low-income families in Wicomico County and advocate for safe and affordable homeownership. 

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day will be emceeing the event. The gala showcases local chefs preparing signature menu items for guests to enjoy.

A Celebrity Sous Chef competition, as well as live and silent auctions, will take place… (Continue reading)

2022 Chefs for Habitat on Delmarva Life

Development Coordinator Christina Williams and one of our honorary chairs, J.D. Schroen had a sit down with Jimmy Hoppa and Lisa Bryant on the January 14 edition of Delmarva Life. The pair discussed all things Chefs and how an event can help change the affordable housing crisis.