2020 NCRLA Chef Showdown
Presented by Got To Be NC Agriculture
Monday, August 10, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
The Angus Barn’s Bay 7, Durham NC
Open to the public!
Applications are open for the 2020 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 2020? Apply now to be considered! Application period closes on March 23.
Check out the list of all previous winners including 2019 champs:
- NCRLA Chef of the Year, Steven Goff, AUX Bar, Asheville
- NCRLA Pastry Chef of the Year, Jamie Turner, The Asbury & Soul Food Sessions, Charlotte
- NCRLA Mixologist and Distillery of the Year, Jonny Burritt & Apothecary Beverage Company, makers of Chemist Spirits, Asheville
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 10 in Durham. Mixologists and Distilleries will compete at the finale event only. Check out the rules for further details.