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Annual CHOPPED!Worcester Event

UPDATE: For the safety of the community, we have decided to cancel CHOPPED!Worcester 2020. As unfortunate as this is for us, the safety of our staff, residents, and the community is of utmost importance to our organization. We intend on using this extra time to plan a bigger and even more amazing experience for you in 2021!

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In an effort to raise awareness to both our Residential Recovery Program and our Nutrition Center, and to celebrate Recovery Month and Hunger Action Month we hold our Annual CHOPPED!Worcester Signature Fundraising Event each fall!

Local chefs compete in a cooking competition (loosely) based on the Food Network TV Show Chopped! Three contestants receive an unmarked paper bag with mystery ingredients and access to appliances and pantry staples. Talented chefs have 40 minutes to make two dishes using mystery ingredients commonly found in a food pantry. A panel of celebrity foodie judges determine who will go home with the coveted “Golden Cleaver” and who will get CHOPPED! Our event also features live music, “mocktail bar”, appetizers and desserts from local eateries, and a silent auction. Each event is bigger and better than the next so please join us next fall!