Courtesy Jamie Lynn Ferguson

What: Metal Chef Event
When: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6
Where: Mid America Club, 200 E. Randolph St. Suite 80, Chicago

Chefs from The Metropolitan Club, Mid-America Club and House of Blues are the contestants and three of Breakthrough’s young aspiring chefs will be at their sides as they compete with a surprise ingredient.

All proceeds from the event go back to Breakthrough, a nonprofit that partners with those affected by poverty on Chicago’s west side. Breakthrough operates a men’s and women’s homeless center as well as an afterschool youth development program and athletics club.

A celebrity chef, TBA, will be present. Attendees will enjoy drinks, chef samplings, appetizers and an exciting night of culinary excellence.

More info: Metal Chef Details