Parade of Chefs is back with added ‘Royal Flair’


After a three-year hiatus, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation’s Parade of Chefs event is back.

Put on by Precise ParkLink, the theme for the 18th annual event is ‘A Royal Affair with Local Flair.’ It will be held at the Chatham Armoury, which will be transformed into the RBC Royal Palace for one special night Sept. 28.

The celebrity host for this year’s event is Chef Darren McGrady, who served as personal chef for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Diana, Princess of Wales and Princes William and Harry, for a total of 15 years.

In addition to sharing first-hand stories and anecdotes about his time with the Royal Family, Chef Darren is also curating the menu for the evening’s four-course dining experience.

Proceeds from the event will go towards the purchase of an ORTHO VISION – Swift Analyzer for the Laboratory Transfusion Medicine Department at CKHA.

Tickets are $225 can be purchased online at or by calling 519-436-2538 or in person at the foundation office at 9 Ursuline Avenue in Chatham.


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