Top Chef Masters: What's at Stake

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mshi on Jun 4, 2009 at 4:19PM

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Top Chef Masters: What's at Stake

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Rick Bayless

Twenty-four top-notch chefs from across the country are squaring off this summer in Top Chef Masters, competing for $100,000 that goes to the charity of their choice. Meet the chefs and get the scoop on which charities they're battling for.

Maggie Shi

Based in: Chicago

Restaurants: Frontera Grill, Topolobampo

Charity: Frontera Farmer Foundation

Created by chef Bayless himself, this nonprofit supports small, sustainable farms in the Chicago area by providing them with capital development grants. It was established in 2003 out of concern for struggling farmers and the importance of local produce in Chicago's culinary scene.

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