Dark Chefs Signature Platforms

Plate Your Dream

  • This signature platform allows rising talent to present their visions of the evolving culinary industry by creating five-course dinners designed and executed in accordance with their visions of how food will be prepared, presented, and experienced five years in the future.

  • Culinary talent will have the opportunity to manage their own kitchens as chefs, curating their menus during Plate Your Dream events and providing an exquisite guest dining experience.


  • The 17ninetyeight signature platform partners with sponsors to curate events that showcase the mixology craft and highlight fine cocktails. 


  • 17ninetyeight events create the right climate for emerging mixologists to showcase their flair for designing cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks with surprising ingredients and unusual pairings. Our vision is to influence beverage enthusiasts to savor the tasting experience in a format that celebrates our rising talent.


  • Streetchefs brings together a vibrant community of culinary entrepreneurs. Emerging food visionaries learn to develop their business concepts with minimal risk and low start-up costs.


  • Streetchefs will ignite participants’ passion for food, desire for in-depth, hands-on exposure to the best cuisines in the world, and their hunger to learn the process of planning, building, promoting, running and sustaining a flourishing business.

  • The interior space resembles a spacious street market with a variety of vendors, each showcasing tasty, gourmet carryout dishes. 


  • Entrepreneurs are provided with the opportunity to experiment and grow their businesses through access to commercial equipment for food preparation and commercial space in which to market their dishes in an on-site retail environment.