2021 NCRLA Chef Showdown
Presented by Got To Be NC Agriculture
Monday, August 9, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
The Angus Barn’s Bay 7, Durham NC
Open to the public!
Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 NCRLA Chef Showdown competition. This prestigious, can’t-miss culinary and cocktail competition is the only statewide contest in which the NC Restaurant & Lodging Association names the NCRLA Chef of the Year, NCRLA Pastry Chef of the Year, and NCRLA Mixologist and Distillery of the Year.
Who will be crowned with the top honors in 2021? Apply now to be considered! Application period closes on March 22.
The fine print: Kicking off in late April, 48 chefs will compete in four preliminary rounds across the state. Our panel of esteemed judges will determine which 20 chefs will move on to the two regional finals and showcase their dishes at final event on Monday, August 9 in Durham. Mixologists and Distilleries will compete at the final event only. Check out the rules for further details.