2019 Men Who Cook

October 2, 2019 @ 6:00PM — 9:00PM

Savor. Support. Save lives. Join us for the 13th Annual Men Who Cook at the Lexus Club on Wednesday, October 2, 2019!

2019 Men Who Cook  image

On-line Tickets are Closed- BUT YOU CAN BUY AT THE DOOR!! See you tonight!!

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.


You are invited to experience an exquisite evening along Buffalo's revitalized waterfront; enjoy delectable food samplings; AND support the crucial mission of Crisis Services. You are invited to Men Who Cook! This year Men Who Cook is celebrating number 13. We would like to welcome you to be a part of the festivities to savor, support, and save lives.

Updates to come on participating restaurants, chefs, sponsors, and event details!

Interested in helping throw the party? Consider a sponsorship opportunity!

Whose cooking?

We’ve already had a few chefs through their hats in the ring! Are you an interested restaurant or aspiring chef? Join the party! Contact our Development Coordinator to get information on participating.

Amateur Chefs

Dave Greber, WIVB/WNLO-TV

James Lenker, University at Buffalo

David Mann, Buffalo Police Department

Fr. Paul Seil, Pastor, St. Bernadette Church and Chaplain of the Buffalo Fire Department

Mark Gardner, Retired SUNY Brockport

Dan Barrett, Western New York Law Enforcement Helpline

Dan Stout & James Millard, Mirror Matter

Michael Ranney, Commissioner, Erie County Department of Mental Health

Participating Restaurants

[716] Food & Sports, The Draft Room, Ilio DiPaolo's, Platter's Chocolate, Churn, Wegmans Amherst Street's Chef Fred Torrell, Buffalo State Hospitality Program's Chef Don Schmitter, Tops Lockport's Chef Aaron Cratsenburg, Transit Valley Country Club's Chef Dan King, Seneca Gaming Corporation's Chef Oliver Wolf, Dinosaur BBQ, The Left Bank, Kegler's at Transit Lanes

Men Who Cook wouldn't be possible without the support of our generous sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor:

Media Sponsor:

Prix Fixe Sponsors:

In-Kind Sponsors: