2018 Chef Showdown Highlights
The highest-rated chef and pastry chef competitors from the all-new regional semi-final rounds took part in the final competition, which concluded the first day of the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Expo. Six North Carolina distilleries, partnered with top-shelf mixologists, stirred up excitement and competed for the NCRLA Mixologist of the Year award.
Professional judges chose this year’s winners based on the presentation and taste of their dish or drink, creativity, and the best use of North Carolina ingredients. Attendees selected the People’s Choice Award recipients and more.
Best Chefs in NC Crowned at 2018 NCRLA Chef Showdown
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The Modifica: Chef Showdown & Chef’s Dessert Recipes
2018 NCRLA Chef Showdown in the Queen City
Off the Eaten Path: NCRLA Chef Showdown
Roast ‘n Relish: Ashten’s in Southern Pines
Got To Be NC! NCRLA Chef Showdown Coming to Charlotte
NCRLA Chef Showdown Preview: Teddy Diggs
Live Your Food Network Dream at the NCRLA Chef Showdown
Meet the Pastry Chef: Gerald Hawkins
Eastern NC Chefs Advance to State Cooking Competition
Triad Chefs Make Final Round of Chef Showdown
Chef Showdown Features Charlotte Contestants
21 Chefs Compete to Compete at Chef Showdown