Chef Wars


This Sunday marks one of the culinary traditions of our spring season! Head to Riverhorse on Main for the fourth annual Chef Wars. The high-stakes cooking competition features rivaling local chefs and benefits Nuzzles & Co.  So check out below for more details, and join the event for a great cause.

WHAT: Riverhorse on Main, one of Park City’s most renowned fine dining restaurants, presents the fourth annual Chef Wars event, a benefit for Park City’s animal rescue organization, Nuzzles & Co. This event is sponsored by Salt Lake Laser Etch and Wasatch Audio and is hosted by Executive Chef Seth Adams and staff of Riverhorse on Main.

Montage Deer Valley’s Shawn Armstrong, Deer Valley Resort’s and Mariposa’s Tim Carpenter, and Waldorf Astoria Park City’s Michael Zachman will serve up some friendly competition as they face off in a culinary battle for a good cause. The palates of three celebrity judges – Boxing is for Girls owner Eliza James, KPCW President and General Manager Larry Warren, and travel writer, Devour Utah magazine editor, and Salt Lake City Weekly restaurant critic Ted Scheffler – will decide the winner, and television host and producer Jenn Hardman will emcee.

Three sous-chef, three chef assistant and two official taster roles will be auctioned off at the beginning of the competition, giving food enthusiasts an opportunity to create dishes with some of Park City’s most talented culinary professionals.

All event proceeds will benefit Nuzzles and Co., a no-kill animal rescue group dedicated to protecting lives and finding homes for more than 15,000 animals in need since 1990.

To purchase tickets for this year’s Chef Wars! event, visit

Chefs: Shawn Armstrong, executive chef of Montage Deer Valley; Tim Carpenter of Deer Valley Resort and Mariposa; Michael Zachman, executive chef of Waldorf Astoria Park City

Emcee: Jenn Hardman, television host, reporter, producer, spokesmodel, media trainer, event emcee, and musician

WHERE: Riverhorse on Main, 540 Main St. in Park City, Utah

WHEN: 5– 8 p.m. Sunday

COST: $95- Includes appetizers prepared by Riverhorse and all three competition Chefs



About Author

Hailing originally from the East coast, Beth was drawn to the beauty and lifestyle of the West over 8 years ago. She now calls PC home, with her husband, fur babies and new baby girl, Nola. Having lived all over the US, and traveled to about 40 countries, she is always in search of new adventure and culinary exploration. When she isn't busy in the Marketing world, she loves to create, cook, and is inspired by all things nature.

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