After winning the 2019 Indy Burger Battle and competing with Team Indiana in the World Food Championships, Indianapolis Star food writer Liz Biro has highlighted Chef Erin Gillum of Spoke & Steele as one of her 8 chefs to watch in 2020. Erin's distinctly Asian flavors and incredible craft shine through her menu. She competed in the World Sandwich Championships this year in Dallas, her first foray into the world of food sport. Read The Indianapolis Star piece and learn more about Indy chefs worth checking out in the new year.
For the first time in its history, WFC is kicking off its grand finale with a full week of programming and new events entitled “Culinary Crossroads: Food Week” which will include celebrations devoted to highlighting Indianapolis’ culinary people, places and products. The opening days of the event will also feature a Food Champ University seminar that will take an in-depth look into the world of Food Sport, including an open Q&A session about the WFC 2020 EAT-X judging process.
World Food Championships CEO Mike McCloud and Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch made a big announcement while our team was in Dallas for the WFC Main Event in October. Liz Biro of The Indianapolis Star has the story on the WFC Final Table in Indianapolis. Read her full story here! “Indiana has played host to the largest sporting events in the world, and we take great pride in being the state where champions are crowned."Lt. Gov Suzanne Crouch
Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch announced today that a talented and diverse group of Hoosier culinary professionals and amateur home cooks will compete in the 2019 World Food Championships in Dallas, Texas this October 16-20. The Indiana Office of Tourism Development will participate as a sponsor of Team Indiana. Additional sponsors and financial supporters of Team Indiana include: Indiana Grown, ClusterTruck, Red Gold, Piazza Produce, Central Restaurant Products, Indiana Kitchen-Premium Pork Products and Agency Worldwide. Team Indiana is the first initiative for Culinary Crossroads, a new and ongoing branding campaign focused on raising awareness of the personalities, products,...