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Taste of Park Place & Celebrity Chef Competition


Calling all Foodies & Shopaholics!


  • High-efficiency laundry detergent (pods or detergent)
  • Cleaning supplies (Ajax, bleach, Pine-Sol)
  • Garbage bags (13, 33 or 55 gallon)
  • Washcloths and towels (New)
  • Toilet paper
  • Flip Flops (all sizes)
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Women's socks
  • Underwear (all sizes)
  • Potholders and Aprons
  • Skillets (12"+), sauce pans and stock pots
  • Open kitchen shelving
  • Used cell phones (do not have to function)

Taste of Park Place


House Party 2014

November 22, 2014
The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center


Thanks to our House Party in Hollywood 2013 sponsors! 

Presenting Sponsor

BMO Harris Bank

Host Sponsors

Amy & Kevin Fox


Supporting Sponsors





Media Sponsor

The Independent

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Taste of Park Place & Celebrity Chef Competition

Park Place
2-6:30 PM

Calling all Foodies & Shopaholics!

Get ready for a fun afternoon at Park Place Shops with Taste of Park Place! Join us in celebrating ‘A New Day’ with Newhouse in our “Taste of Park Place & Celebrity Chef Competition” on Saturday, April 26, from 2-6:30 p.m. located at Park Place- 117th & Nall in Leawood, Kansas. Guests will enjoy an afternoon and evening of fun, food and style. From 2-4 p.m., enjoy sampling a variety of culinary delights from all of the restaurants, check out the shops and enjoy a complimentary $5 savings card and V.I.P. offers at select retailers. Throughout the afternoon, view shopping bags displayed in Park Place merchant windows that have been carefully hand-painted by talented Kansas City area artists, including Mike Savage, Tom Corbin and Pavina Tonsavanh. Bags will be available for purchase April 11-30th via an online auction at Beginning at 4:30 p.m., a Celebrity Chef Competition will take place at Mestizo featuring Chefs John Smith of Pig & Finch, Tate Roberts of EBT and Kiersten Firquain of Bistro Kids. Their culinary skills will be judged by Aarón Sanchez of Mestizo and Allegre (a familiar face on the Food Network’s Chopped show), nationally renowned and James Beard Award winning Chef Michael Smith of Michael Smith’s and Extra Virgin as well as Chef Celina Tio of Julian, The Belfry and Collection (also seen on Spike TV’s Bar Rescue). Chef Jasper Mirable of Jasper’s Italian Cuisine will emcee. Tickets are sold out for the Celebrity Chef Competition portion of the event, but please join us for Taste of Park Place and enjoy the food samplings and discounts at select stores. Please follow the link below for tickets to Taste of Park Place. If you would like to pay via phone, please call Amy Robinson at (816)462-0502. On the day of the event, your name and # of tickets will be on a reservation list at the check-in desk, located outside of Pig & Finch at Park Place. There are no actual physical tickets for admission.