What is Chefsgiving?

This annual tradition was started 2 years ago where a group of local, civically minded chefs and cooks got together to create and serve a Thanksgiving meal for those who needed a place to belong on Thanksgiving. A shared meal for those in need of food or company for the holiday.

This year, COVID has brought uncertainty to many and we believe it has never been more important to unite over a meal. While this year the communal dining experience of Chefsgiving isn’t feasible, we can still provide a delicious, hot Thanksgiving meal for those in need of food or connection. Chefs and cooks from downtown Kennewick are coming together to produce Chefsgiving 2020! Downtown Kennewick is a community with heart. We believe in supporting local and giving back to our community.

You can join us and help the cause by donating food, funds, or spreading the message of this free, to-go meal opportunity to those who need it.

Event Info

DATE: Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 26th
SERVICE TIME: 11 am to 2 pm
MENU: Individually portioned Thanksgiving meals.
COST: Free. Each person gets a meal packaged to-go.


LOCATION: Flag Plaza in Downtown Kennewick at 204 W. Kennewick Ave.
*Cars will enter Flag Plaza off of Benton Street from the north and will exit on to Kennewick Ave. (SEE MAP ATTACHED)

Media Point of Contact: Allyson Nokes, Cell (509) 551-1940. Email



  • Turkeys
  • Potatoes
  • Butter
  • Onions
  • celery
  • carrots
  • chicken stock
  • eggs
  • pumpkin
  • cream
  • bread
  • flour
  • sugar
  • salt
  • sweet potatoes (fresh)

Food Donations may be delivered to Red Mountain Kitchen at:

212 W Kennewick Ave.,
Kennewick, WA 99336

Monetary Donations may be given through Venmo. Use @chefsgiving_tc


We are not seeking volunteers at this time. We have sourced workers from downtown Kennewick businesses and organizations. Due to COVID and our health and safety plan, day-of volunteers will not be allowed.

You can support Chefsgiving Tri-Cities by donating food from the recipe list, donating money to the Venmo account, or sharing the informational posts about this event.

VENMO: Monetary donations can be submitted through Venmo, chefsgiving_tc
**Donated funds will be used to purchase ingredients and to-go packaging materials not donated. Any unspent funds will be donated to local food banks

Food and material donations may be brought to Red Mountain Kitchen. Any unused ingredients or unclaimed to-go meals will be donated to local food banks.