We're excited to see the field of competitors who have already won their golden ticket and registered to compete at the 2023 World Food Championships. And we are always proud to announce our special guests and celebrity judges participating in our judging events across the nation - we're sure the championship food certainly helps! Best of luck to our 2023 competitors!
District Pour House and Kitchen
HEAD COOK: John Magno
COMPETITION: World Invitational Steak Championship - SCA
John Magno has been the Executive Chef at District Pour House + Kitchen since they opened in 2013. He started cooking at the young age of 12 in his hometown, Wichita, KS, at his parent’s restaurant. He continued his culinary education at Johnson County Community College. Chef John Magno works with local charities and is involved in community events, food drives, and donations. He has been featured on cooking segments on KCTV 5 and Fox 4. Chef John Magno brings great food to the area and is still developing new skills and recipes with great drive, creativity, and imagination!