SLUH Iron Chef

Get ready for some healthy competition!



  • Inaugural event to showcase local alumni chefs/restauranteurs and students while exposing students to healthy eating that utilizes low impact, flavor-packed foods.
  • Event ticket sale proceeds will benefit the St. Patrick's Center.
  • Visitor parking available in upper lot.

Introducing our chefs


Alex Feldmeier is the Sous chef at Brasserie and has cooked at the Niche and Monarch restaurants. Alex is an SLUH alumni that graduated in 2004. We are extremely honored to have Alex participating as one of our chefs in our first annual SLUH Iron Chef competition.


Brendan Kirby is a professional chef and restauranteur that owns Seed Sprout Spoon. Brendan is an SLUH alumni that graduated in 1999. We are extremely honored to have Brendan participating as one of our chefs in our first annual SLUH Iron Chef competition.

Joining chef Alex Feldmeier are students Ismail Hacking ('20), Julian Verde ('20), and Christopher Tyrrell ('20).

Joining chef Brendan Kirby are students Augie Lodholz ('20), Mikes Trittler ('19), and Darion Mullins ('19).


American made Iron Chef SLUH t-shirts will be sold in the SI Commons for $15. Students who purchase a t-shirt get FREE access to the event and can dress down on Monday, Feb. 27 in support of the competition!

Special Thanks

Michele Bildner, MPH, CHES

Assessment, Evaluation, & Policy Coordinator

Division of Health Promotion & Public Health Research

Saint Louis County Department of Public Health

Jennifer Thomas

Sustainability Coordinator at Washington University in St. Louis

LEED Green Associate

Volunteer with the U.S. Green Building Council and Sierra Club

Sustainable foods education

Click here to learn about an explanation of Joel Salatin's farming method in 7 minutes.

Click here to learn about making better choices with seafood from Seafood Watch.

Click here to learn about which type of meat is the best to eat, and what nutritional benefits come with eating sustainable-fed animals.

Chef Dan Barber on sustainable fishing

Chef Jamie Oliver on teaching students about food

Chef Ann Cooper on school lunches

Click above for LA Weekly article about making Lenten consumption sustainable.

Brought to you by SLUH and the Sustainability club

Club Moderators:

Mrs. Anne Marie Lodholz

Mr. Tom Zinzelmeyer

Club members:

Ali Hamed

Andrew Storer

Gabe Lepak

Noor Alyasiry

Robert Coleman-Grayson

Sean McLaughlin

Thomas Leeker

Thanks to our Sponsors

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