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North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association – NC Chef Showdown
August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$125.00
The North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association will be conducting its second annual NC Chef Showdown, a one-night culinary competition. Out of over forty applicants, sixteen are the finest chefs in North Carolina have been selected to gather in Raleigh to compete for 2017 NC Chef and Pastry Chef of the Year honors – and we’re proud to say, six of them are members of Piedmont Culinary Guild. The competition is managed and hosted by PCG Member, NC culinary media personality Heidi Billotto.
Competing for 2017 NCRLA Chef of the Year
Timothy Grandinetti – Chef/Owner – Spring House Restaurant Kitchen & Bar, Winston-Salem and Quanto Basta: Italian Eatery & Wine Bar, Winston-Salem and Bermuda Run
Thomas Marlow – Executive Chef – Mimosa Grill, Charlotte
Phillip Platoni – Chef De Cuisine – Southminster Retirement Community, Charlotte
Adam Reed – Chef/Owner – Sante, Matthews
Alyssa Wilen – Chef/Owner – Alyssa’s Kitchen, Charlotte
Thomas Card – Executive Chef – The Counting House Restaurant 21C Hotel, Durham
Jim Diecchio – Executive Chef – Rocksalt, Charlotte
Matthew Krenz – Executive Chef/Culinary Director – The Asbury at The Dunhill Hotel, Charlotte
Lil Lacassagne – Chef/Owner – Saint Jacques at The Burke Manor Inn, Gibsonville
Scott Ostrander – Executive Chef – The Grand Bohemian Hotel, Asheville
Scott Schabot – Executive Chef – Cameron Bar and Grill, Raleigh
Bud Taylor – Chef/Owner – The Bistro Topsail, Surf City
Competing for 2017 NCRLA Pastry Chef of the Year
Ann Marie Stefaney – Pastry Chef – Heirloom Restaurant, Charlotte
Julius Kalman – Owner/Pastry Chef – Vidalia, Boone
Shelby Smith – Pastry Chef – Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery, Chapel Hill
Hannah Woociker – Pastry Chef – Highland Avenue, Hickory
Cost: $125.00/personGet Your Tickets Now!