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Tickets Now Available

Individual ticket sales are live. Click the link below to be taken to the Civic Center Box Office, our official ticket sales agent for Chefs 2023. Thank you for supporting homes, communities, and hope!


February 18, 2023


6:30PM - 9:30PM


The color Jade is encouraged

Silent & Live Auction!

Meet Our Sponsors

We are so grateful for the support of these local businesses and organizations. Please show your support to these organizations by supporting them in return.

Gourmet Gold

Seasoned Silver

Balsamic Bronze

Caramelized Copper

2023 Gala Schedule

Here’s a rundown of this year’s gala schedule.

5:30 pm
5:30 pm


VIP/Early Bird Check-in

5:30 pm
5:30 pm

5:30PM - 6:30PM

VIP/Early Bird Reception, Champagne Greeting, and Auction Preview

6:15 pm
6:15 pm

6:30 PM

Sponsor and Individual Ticketholder Check-In

7:30 pm
7:30 pm

6:30PM - 9:00PM

Gala Chef Small Plate Samplings

Silent Auction

7:30 pm
7:30 pm

7:30PM - 7:45PM

Words from Honorary Chairs, Executive Director & Partner Families.

Chefs Celebrity LIVE Competition

Don't Miss this Event!

Hurry, get your tickets for this exclusive gourmet gala fundraising event.


Master of Ceremonies
Roger Follebout

Roger is the Director of Strategic Communications for TidalHealth; a healthcare system on the Delmarva Peninsula with hospitals in Salisbury, Md. and Seaford, Del.

He is responsible for the direction of all communications, including social media,

designed to enhance TidalHealth’s relationship with its local media, communities, customers and potential customers. He leads a team that is building, fostering and maintaining public interest in TidalHealth’s mission and vision to provide healthcare and population health programs and services to the region.

 Roger joined TidalHealth as its Specialist in Strategic Communications, became its Manager

in 2006 and Director of the division in 2009. He has been with the company 24 years.

Prior to joining TidalHealth, he was the Coordinator of Video of Film at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, Md. from 1993-1998.

Roger has previously held broadcast journalism positions at WMDT-TV in Salisbury, Md.,

WUHQ-TV in Battle Creek, Mi. and WEYI-TV in Clio, Mi. At each, he served in a number of roles including News Director, News Anchor, Reporter, News Producer and Assignment Editor.

He resides in Salisbury with his wife, Leslie. They have been married 40 years, have two grown children and are the super proud grandparents of Cameron, a phenomenal young man who turned two in 2022.

Roger is a regular on the regional emcee circuit where he has assisted organizations like the

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, the Recovery Resource Center and the Tri-County Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He enjoys golf and camping in his time away from his healthcare duties.



Honorary Chairs Lisa and Tom Shelton

Event Entertainment - Double Nickels