Iron City Chef
Where Top Chefs face off
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Saturday July 14th

Culinary & Hospitality Institute

Jeff State Community College

5:30 Silent Auction Opens

6:00 Doors Open

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About Iron City Chef

$700,000 raised over the past 25 years!

The generosity of the community & business sponsors have supported the local and international programs of the Vestavia Hills Rotary Club since 1990.

Stay tuned for 2018 Chef Lineup

Your Vote Counts!

Guests will enjoy a signature dish from each chef and vote for their top choice while enjoying entertaning and appetizing evening for charity.  The top two chefs will then compete for the title of Iron City Chef 2018.

2018 Iron City Chef Participants

2018 Iron City Chef Participant Chef Patrick McCown

Land & Sea


Smoked Creole Beef Brisket | Bacon Marmalade |Crawfish Comte      Mac n Cheese | Fresh Pea Tendrils |  Bananas Foster Bread Pudding

2018 Iron City Chef Participant Chef Gary Jones

Root to Tail


Coconut braised lamb bahn mi | jicama carrot slaw avocado pate | pickled jalapeños | salted caramel cheesecake with candied bacon and bourbon chocolate cream

2018 Iron City Chef Particpant Chef Sean Butler

Five Star Preserve


Hickory Smoked Quail | Green Tomato Kimchi | Charred Corn & Peaches | Gochujang BBQ Sauce  Blueberry Basil Ice cream | Pound Cake Crumb | Preserved Lemon

2018 Iron City Chef Participant Chef Jabari Nix

Uptown Sheraton & Westin


Blackened Lobster w/ Bienville Cream Sauce | Creole Rice  |Demi lemon basil | Priester Pecan Pralines

Silent Auciton and Raffle Items

Ross Bridge Renaissance

Enjoy a night out and $50 culinary creidit at this wonderful property.


Your party of four will enjoy a one of a kind experience. 


Who will go home with a string  of pearls?

Elite Island Resorts

Don' miss the  opportunity to bid on seven Caribbean All-Inclusive vacation packages. Each package offers the winning bidder savings of 30% - 40% off the retail values of $2,100 to $3,500.

Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook

Enjoy a elegant night out.

Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce

2 Night stay at the downtown Marriott           $50 gift card to the Cannon 

$50 gift card to Smoke  

 Adventure pass for Whitewater &  zip line.

Meet Iron City Chef Partners

Grreat Community Partner!

Western  has been important part of this community for over 65 years. You will find Western supporting local programs through out Birmingham and their employees always put their customers first.

A Birmingham Gem!

Our venue for the evening is the Culinary & Hosptiality Institute located on the Jeff State campus at the entrance to Spain Park High School on Valleydale Road.  You will find JSCC graduates in the hospitlaity industry across the region. 

Invested in our Community!

Alabama's 13 is an acnchor in our community that is always ready to participate to improve our quality of  life.  Jerry Tracey has been our Master of Ceremonies for the past 6 years. 

Iron City Chef Corporate Sponsors

Marcus Agency

Vestavia & Crestline


Iron City Chef Corporate Sponsors


James Anthony Agency

Hoover   Chelsea   Tuscaloosa


Iron City Chef Corporate Sponsors


Iron City Chef Corporate Sponsors

Jim Carlile  Gary Jordan  Chuck Conyers

Scott Selman  Steve Odle  Doug Wilson

18th Street Orientals

Homewood  870-3838

Kelan & Dylan Enterprises

Royal Automotive


John Harper  Ray Hester  Don Wiginton        Lee Bendall  Jack Monroe

Paul Edfeldt  George Gammill

Iron City Chef Corporate Sponsors

Dr. Kenneth Olson


Iron City Chef Beneficiaries

Vestavia Hills Math & Debate Programs

The math and debate teams are wonderful ambassadors for Alabama and the Vestavia community as they travel around the country. Wherever they go – whether it’s Cambridge, Massachusetts, or Washington, D.C. Vestavia Hills and Alabama are very well represented.

Students & Families in Africa

Vestavia Hills Rotary Foundation supports efforts to bring clean water to commnities in Zambia and materails necessary to create functional classrooms. 

Jeff State Culinary Scholarship

The  student sous chef suppporting the winning chef recevies a scholarship to hellp continue their studies. 

Student Scholarships

Vestavia Hills Rotary Clubs awards annual scholarships to high schoool seniors who have demonstrated courage, academic success and service above self.

Iron City Chef Reflection

Scott Huner, First Iron Chef Chairperson shares his thoughts after 10 years.

Game Day Set Up

Vestavia Hills High School Math Team - 3rd Place

New products are coming soon!

Iron City Chef 2018

Enjoy a Great Evening out!

Iron City Chef creates a unique experience that is serving 

students here and around the world!

Please join us!


Jefferson State Community College is located on the corner of Valleydale Road and the entrance to Spain Park High School, on the left, as your turn onto Jaguar Drive.

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Saturday July 14th  6:00 Doors Open  5:30 Silent Auction Opens  Vestavia Hills Rotary Foundation, Inc. A Qualified 501(c) (3) Charitable Organization   P.O. Box 660216

Vestavia Hills Rotary Foundation

Vestavia Hills Rotary Foundation, Inc. 

A Qualified 501(c) (3) Charitable Organization   

P.O. Box 660216

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

Join us for lunch!

Vestavia Hills Rotary Club

meets every Friday at 11:45

Southminster Presbyterian Church

1124 Montgomery Highway

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216