The 10th anniversary of the fantastic annual Chef Showdown will be on Thursday 18th September, 2014 at the San Diego Harley-Davidson Showroom.
A highly anticipated & incredibly fun food tasting and mixology event, San Diego’s own version of “Iron Chef” features two teams of the area’s top chefs in a lively and highly entertaining culinary competition. This event brings together members from the restaurant industry, business leaders and philanthropists to raise awareness and funds to end domestic violence.
Watch this video and check out all the fun from years past!
When: September 18th, 2014, 6pm – 9pm.
Where: San Diego Harley-Davidson, 4645 Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117. San Diego Harley Davidson has a new showroom – the largest in the country! Aside from their huge collections of beautiful Harleys, there is also a barber shop, tattoo shop, mini movie theater, & bar. We are excited to add Harley-Davidson’s cool and fun vibe to this year’s Chef Showdown.
Why: To support prevention and intervention programs focused on ending domestic violence, sexual assault & elder abuse.
Culinary Competition with San Diego’s Top Chefs
Food & Mixology tastings by San Diego’s Best Restaurants
Silent & Live Auctions
The emcee will be Emmy-Award Winner, Sam “The Cooking Guy”
Tickets: $150 per person; $250 VIP. To purchase your tickets, please click HERE
VIP Tickets: New this year! A VIP reservation will include:
a private VIP reception from 5:30 – 6:30pm
prominent seating in the VIP section for watching the culinary competition (the chef showdown!)
select chef stations and access to a private bar
exclusive wine and signature cocktails
a swag bag!
Contact: Contact Jennifer Lynaugh, Special Events Manager, at 858-272-5777 x 151 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What else should I know?
We’re partnering with Uber again this year. If you’re a new Uber user, sign up and and use the code ‘ChefShowdown14′ and get $20 off your first Uber ride!
This year’s competing chefs - some of the best in San Diego – include Amy Dibiase from Tidal, Brandon Fortune from Kitchen 1540, Karrie Hills from The Red Door, Accursio Lota from Solare Ristorante, Jason McLeod from Ironside Fish & Oyster Bar, Aaron Obregon from soon-t0-be-opening Zarco Comida de Baja in Chula Vista, Lori Saurer from George’s at the Cove, Donald Lockhart from Cusp, Augie Saucedo from Brothers Signature Catering & Events, and Andrew Bachelier from Cucina Enoteca. We also have mixologists Jeff Josenhans & Alberto Hollman from Grant Grill at the US Grant Hotel, and Frankie and Mike Yen from Snake Oil.
Our experienced and amazing judges include Ingrid Croce from Croce’s Park West, Executive Chef Bernard Guillas from The Marine Room, Executive Chef Flor Franco from Convivia at Encuentro Guadalupe, Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey, Maria Desiderata Montana from San Diego Food Finds, and Executive Chef Paul McCabe.
See the Chef’s Rolls website for individual profiles on the participating chefs and judges.
We also have some of San Diego’s best restaurants providing delectable tastings, including Barrio Star, Brothers Signature Catering & Events, Convivia at Encuentro Guadalupe, Croce’s Park West, Cucina Enoteca, Culture Brewing, Cupcakes Squared, Cusp, Eclipse Chocolate, George’s at the Cove, Grant Grill, Green Acre, Hillcrest Brewing Co, Ironside Fish & Oyster, Jamul Brewery, Karl Strauss, Kitchen 1540, Lost Abbey, Mamma Chia, Mia Francesca, Nespresso, Nolet Spirits, Olivetti’s Fine Oils and Vinegars, TIDAL, Sadie Rose Baking Co, San Diego Paella, Snake Oil, Solare Ristorante, Urban Mo’s Bar & Grill, URBN Coal Fired Pizza, Uptick Winery, The Red Door, The West Bean Coffee House, The Wild Thyme Catering Company, Venissimo Cheese, and the soon-to-be-opening Zarco Comida de Baja!
Thank you to our generous sponsors!