cm_pairings2Feeding America San Diego recently held a a culinary competition, with San Diego’s finest chefs and breweries uniting in the fight against hunger. Pairings with a Purpose: Tapped Edition featured chef and brewery duos collaborating to create the perfect food sample to pair with one of the brewery’s beers. The best overall pairing was the Trey Foshee of Galaxy Taco with Benchmark Brewing Company, while Chad White of Top Chef and Mike Hess Brewing were voted Crowd Favorite.

The event took place at Bobby Riggs Tennis Club & Museum in 92024 and hosted 450 guests. The $91,000 that was raised will benefit Feeding America San Diego’s critical hunger relief and nutrition programs. To learn more visit