Once you step in the door you will have the opportunity to taste five, local Lawrence chef's sumptuous creations and vote on your favorite.
Abe and Jakes’s also has a large, outside deck with a fabulous view of the Kaw and the indoor facility has been recently remodeled. Come enjoy great food and good music by DJ Stiga!
Participating chefs are:
Garth Atchison of Wheatfields Bakery and Cafe Angel Alvarez of Tortas Jalisco
Brad Walters of Basil Leaf Cafe Jimmy Martin of Free State Brewing Company
Armando Paniagua of Genovese
Tickets are a suggested donation of $18 or $22 at the door and kids under 12 are free!
Tickets can be purchased at "donate" in the right hand corner of this web sites home page or at the participating restaurants. Please put in notes from buyer that donation is for River City Cook Off
tickets. You will receive and email confirmation of your donation and your name will be at the door. If you have any problems using PayPal please give us a call at 785 312 7200 to make other arrangements to purchase tickets in advance.
The River City Cook-Off is
a wonderful community event for Lawrence and focuses attention on the Kaw
River, one of Kansas’ greatest natural resources and source of drinking water
for over 800,000 citizens. Friends of the Kaw is the
only conservation organization in the state of Kansas that is dedicated to monitoring those issues that impact the Kansas River!
Your donation will help us keep the Kansas Riverkeeper investigating polluters,
patrolling the Kansas River and most importantly educating people about the
wonderful opportunities a clean Kansas River brings to the citizens of Kansas.
Many thanks to our event sponsors: Abe and Jake's Landing; Thompson Financial Group, LLC; Bowersock Mills & Power Co.; Cottin's Hardware and Rental; Lawrence Hy-Vee and DJ Stiga