JOIN US FOR THIS CAN’T-MISS CULINARY COMPETITION!
Aria at Founders Hall in Bank of America Center • Uptown Charlotte • August 27 • 5:30 pm–9:00 pm
Tickets are on sale now for NCRLA’s 2018 Chef Showdown. Watch world-class chefs, pastry chefs, distilleries, and their mixologists from across the state vie for:
NCRLA Chef of the Year • NCRLA Pastry Chef of the Year • NCRLA Mixologist of the Year
The highest-rated chef and pastry chef competitors from the all-new regional semi-final rounds will take part in the final competition, which concludes the first day of the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Expo. Six North Carolina distilleries, partnered with top-shelf mixologists, will stir up excitement and compete for the NCRLA Mixologist of the Year award.
Professional judges will choose 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 will select the People’s Choice Award recipients and more.
2018 Chef Showdown Co-Hosts
Lamont “Coach Lamonte” Odums
Get Your Tickets
Tickets are $125 per person and include:
- Food tastings from 21 chefs (For a complete list of chefs, click here)
- Drink tastings from 10 beverage vendors—including North Carolina distilleries, wineries and breweries