April 29, 2019 / Member News

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

(L-R) The SM+P team Brian Prichard, Assoc. AIA; Lindsey Brown, Assoc. AIA; Ariana Grieu; and Mary Weiss, AIA, winners of best appetizer and best display. Photo courtesy Coyle Studios LLC.

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
    • Custard
  • 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
    • Bougatsa
  • Laura Penza, AIA, Jeff Penza, AIA, and Leah Penza, Assoc. AIA, Penza Bailey Architects
    • Mousse
  • 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

…and to our event sponsors:

Cerami Associates
E.J. Dwyer Co., Inc.
Jeffrey Brown Contracting, LLC
Lighting Environments
Owings Brothers Contracting
Schluter Systems
brennan+company architects
…and raffle sponsors:
Coyle Studios
Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates
Laura Thul Penza Jewelry
Morris Murray
McClain Group
Mueller Associates
The Dignan Group/Safco
Wagman Construction
Whiting-Turner Construction