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Men Who Cook
Dinner Dance

February 26, 2022

Butler Vagabond Center
Doors open at 6:00pm (no early admission)
BYOB (mixers provided)

Advance Tickets: $20 per person 
$25 at the door*
*This event has sold out in the past.
Tickets may not be available at the door of the event.

Admission includes samples from all the chefs

Please bring a non-perishable donation for the
St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank.
Fundraising proceeds benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank


Tickets available at the
Butler Radio Network
252 Pillow Street, Butler

The Men Who Cook Dinner Dance is a fun annual event that benefits St. Vincent de Paul’s local food bank.

All attendees are asked to bring non-perishable items to donate to the food bank. 

We’ve rounded up local men in our community who love to cook. Our lineup includes local celebrities, businessmen, educators, and political leaders  showcasing their culinary abilities for this good cause.

The doors open at 6:00pm for this BYOB event. Each attendee will receive a ticket to vote for their favorite dish. The chef who receives the most tickets wins the The Golden Fork Award and official induction into the MWC Hall of Fame. At each tasting station there will also be a “tip” jar. The chef who earns the most tips throughout the evening will win our Money Talks award. All tip money will be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank.

After the sampling and voting,  enjoy an evening of music and dancing with DJ Pat Gallagher. There will also be a basket raffle presented Pentony Capital Management and other fundraising games sponsored by the Law Offices of Dillon McCandless King Coulter & Graham, as well as fundraising games with all proceeds benefiting the St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank.



Meet The Men
Check back as more are added


  • Jake Beluso, PennDot
    Beyond Chili & Cornbread
  • Kevin Boozel, County Commissioner
    Over the Border Chicken Enchiladas
  • Utah Burgess, Shady Lady Productions
    Tator Tots
  • Defending Golden Fork Champion, Jimmy Chiprean, Miller’s Shoes
    Pasta & Meatballs
  • Michael Crowley, WISR
    Strawberry Pretzel Salad
  • Tom Crowley, Financial Advisor
  • Dan Cunningham, Rodfathers Car Club
    Italian Love Cake, Banana Cream Cheesecake, Orange Cookies, Apple Crispies
  • Bob Cupp, WBUT
    Tailgate Party Chipotle BBQ Meatballs
  • Jeff Double, All About Reclaimed
    Chocolate Covered Bacon Bites
  • Tyler Friel, Butler Radio Network
    Sausage Cups
  • Jordan Grady, Butler County Chamber of Commerce
    Carmel Pie
  • Jerry Harrison, St. Vincent dePaul
    Mac & Cheese Soup
  • Steve Hinterberger, Optometrist
    Squishy Muffaletta Sliders
  • Jack Hutchison, Retired
    Grasshopper Bites
  • Jay Kline, The Rock Station
    White Bean Chicken Chili
  • Tom Knights, Butler Twp
    Cajun Bayou Chowder with Alligator and Shrimp
  • Dan Kos, Missing Links Brewery
  • Jeff Kroner, Butler School District
    Mac & Cheese
  • Mike Panza, Retired
    Peanut Butter Bombs
  • Pat Parker, WISR
    Chicken Taco Bites
  • Curt Reese, Monroe Hotel
    Shrimp & Sausage Gumbo
  • Ryan Saeler, Butler Radio Network
    Spicy Thai Noodles
  • Jud Stewart, Retired
    Open Faced Orange Bourbon Pork Sliders
  • Ron Willison, Wise Snacks
    Wiseguy’s Dipsy Summer Corn Salad

Our men are fierce competitors, vying for the coveted Golden Fork Award, and induction into the MWC Hall of Fame.
Come out and show your support and vote for your favorite!

Photos from prior years

2017: Larry Sassone

2018: Jimmy Chiprean

2019: Jimmy Chiprean

2020: Jimmy Chiprean

2021: Event Canceled

2022: TBD

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