AIA Baltimore and BAF Chef Night Raises Funds for Programs and Scholarships

by SM+P
04 29 2019

The article below was originally posted on AIA Baltimore.


On April 23, AIA Baltimore and the BAF hosted the 2019 Chef Night where architects and A/E/C professionals square off in a culinary design competition.Dozens of attendees gathered to sample the culinary creations, bid on auction items, and mingle. Organized by the AIA Baltimore Allied Members Committee, it was the most successful chef night to date. The winning chefs were:

Best Appetizer: Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl by SM+P Architects (Brian Prichard, Assoc. AIA; Lindsey Brown, Assoc. AIA; Ariana Grieu; and Mary Weiss, AIA)

Best Entree: Pulled Pork Sandwiches by Quinn Evans Architects (Nichole McGuire and Joe Cellucci, AIA)

Best Dessert: Bougatsa by Baltimore Architecture Foundation (Dina Markakis and Jimmy Markakis)

People’s Choice: Pulled Pork Sandwiches by Quinn Evans Architects

Best Display: Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl by SM+P Architects

Proceeds of the event will be donated to AIA Baltimore and Baltimore Architecture Foundation scholarship programs for students of architecture at Morgan State University and Maryland community colleges and universities. Proceeds also support Future Architects Resources/Kids in Design programs for underserved middle and high school students to encourage career opportunities in architecture, design, and construction, and major BAF programs like Doors Open Baltimore.

View photos of the event on the AIA Baltimore Facebook page.

Special thanks to all the competing teams:

Ann Powell, AIA, Doug Bothner, AIA, Katherine LePage, AIA, Ziger|Snead Architects
Truffula Tree

Nichole McGuire, Joe Cellucci, AIA, Quinn Evans Architects
Pulled Pork

Scott Moir, AIA, and Pat Fava, AIA, GWWO
Bahn Mi

Margaret De Arcangelis, Christopher De Arcangelis, Baltimore Museum of Industry
Dessert Egg Roll

Ben Roush, FSi Consulting Engineers

Casey Ross, Drew Patrella, BKM
Goat Cheese Ravioli

Elaine Asal, Antonio Tahhan, Gensler
Date Cookies

Ryan Jordan, AIA, Adam Louie, Assoc. AIA, CannonDesign
Mary Anne Akers, Timothy Akers, Morgan State University
Filipino Flan

Madhuri Subramanium, AIA, Michael Baker International
Hara-Bhara Kababs & Thandai

Glen Tipton, FAIA, Mary Kavanagh, Hord Coplan Macht
Crab Balls

Grace D’Onofrio, Savannah Brogan, Design Collective
Deviled Eggs

Dina Markakis, Jimmy Markakis, Baltimore Architecture Foundation

Laura Penza, AIA, Jeff Penza, AIA, and Leah Penza, Assoc. AIA, Penza Bailey Architects

Katie Livingston, Andrew Fuller, inPLACE Design
Spice it Up Bars

Skyler Roberts, Assoc. AIA, Carrie Rushing, BCT Architects
Blue Crab with a Twist

Brian Prichard, Assoc. AIA; Lindsey Brown, Assoc. AIA; Ariana Grieu; and Mary Weiss, AIA
Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl

Kristina Williams, Evan Richardson, Neighborhood Design Center
Vegetarian Chili

…to the chef judges:

Kevin Miller – Copper Kitchen
Sergio Vitale – Aldo’s
Zack Mills – True Chesapeake Oyster House

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