President Carrocci among celebrities at June 10 Orpheum Theater benefit

May 29, 2014

Newman President Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. will be among the celebrities who pair up with a local chef for an “Iron Chef” style culinary competition to benefit the Orpheum Theatre. The 2014 Celebrity & Chef Cookoff event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, June 10 at the Intrust Bank Arena in downtown Wichita.

This year’s 13th annual Cookoff will feature teams of Wichita area celebrities and chefs battling it out in timed culinary competitions. The Cookoff will also feature tasting tables from local restaurants, live music, and a live and silent auction.

The proceeds will go to raise funds to restore and preserve the historic Orpheum Theatre.

Tickets are $85 and may be purchased by calling 316-263-0884 or online at

Come on out and root on President Carrocci and help raise funds for the historic Orpheum Theatre!