Saturday morning the public is invited to put on their running shoes and compete for the title of “Big Cheese” and “Big Cheesette” in the Breakfast of Champions 5K Race. A Superhero Fun Run will take place for kids 12 and under. Immediately following the race, Big Bad Breakfast will serve breakfast burritos, coffee, and hot chocolate. Yalobusha Brewing will pour Snopes Family Pilsner for adults while kids take advantage of the bounce house and family play area.

Register for the race here.

Saturday evening, chefs will cook private dinner parties in Oxford homes. These intimate dinners will seat from 12 to 24 guests. Guests will be able to buy tickets for specific chef dinners.

The impressive roster of chefs includes Ashley Christensen of Poole’s Diner in Raleigh, NC; Justin Devillier of La Petite Grocery in New Orleans, LA; Kevin Gillespie of Gunshow in Atlanta, GA; Ed Lee of 610 Magnolia in Louisville, KY; Ryan Prewitt of Peche in New Orleans, LA; Aaron Sanchez of Johnny Sanchez in New Orleans, LA; Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia, PA; and Stephen Stryjewski of Cochon in New Orleans, LA.

Visiting chefs will be paired with host chefs. MidSouth chefs Andy Ticer, Michael Hudman, Derek Emerson, and Kelly English have volunteered to work alongside City Grocery Restaurant Group chefs.

For dinner reservations please call 662-234-9300.

Chef John Currence is proud to announce the line up for the second annual “Light In April” fundraiser for his foundation, Move On Up, Mississippi. Founded in 2015, Move on Up targets childhood hunger and nutrition in Mississippi. 

Mississippi’s top chefs honor the men and women behind their operations with a their twist on Latin flavors. Cathead vodka, Maker’s Mark bourbon and Yalobusha Brewing Company, provide beverages and more Mariachi and piñatas than you can shake a stick at!

The roster of Mississippi chefs include Josh Belenchia of Buon Cibo in Hernando, David Crews of Delta Supper Club in Cleveland, Marco D’Emidio of  Saint Leo in Oxford, Alex Eaton of The Manship Wood Fired Kitchen in Jackson, Cole Ellis of Delta Meat Market in Cleveland, Corbin Evans of Canoodle by Oxford Canteen in Oxford, Michael Greenhill of Walker's Drive In of Jackson, Joel Miller of The Ravine in Oxford, Alex Perry of Vestige in Ocean Springs, Meredith Pittman of CAET in Jackson, Nick Reppond of GRIT in Taylor, Robert Rushton of Local 463 Urban Kitchen in Madison, Ty Thames of Restaurant Tyler in Starkville, and Payton Warren of Seafood Revolution in Ridgeland.

Purchase ticketshere.