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The Town Cookoff

Introducing The Town Cookoff! Four chefs from Oakland will compete on Monday, May 7, to have their unique creation served at the Coliseum during the 2018 season. Head to the Treehouse between 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. to watch all the action. The chefs will present their creations to a panel of five judges, and the winning chef will be presented in a pregame ceremony on the field. You don't want to miss this!

Participating Chefs:

  • Craig Difonzo, Lungomare
  • Chikara Ono, Delage
  • Rob Lam, Perle
  • Nelson German, Alamar


  • Janelle Bitker, East Bay Express Food Critic
  • Chef Rahanna Bisseret Martinez, 14-year-old runner up from Oakland on Top Chef Jr
  • Dallas Braden, former A's pitcher and current broadcaster
  • Chef Nikki Shaw, Community Ambassador & featured on Next Food Network Star
  • Michelle Ganly, A's fan