The event brings together eight top Triangle chefs. Held over a two-week span starting Feb. 24 and ending March 11, the chefs compete against each other in a bracket-style competition, serving up appetizers, entrees and desserts at 1705 East in Raleigh. Votes from the public determine which chef will win a 2002 Chevy Corvette Convertible.
The dinners are open to the public, and the best part is that the entire competition is a fundraiser for the Lucy Daniels Center, which provides mental health services to children and their families.
Each dinner include two appetizers, two entrees and two desserts. Following each course, guests can use their devices to judge the dish, and a winning chef is announced at the end of each event.
The schedule for 2020 includes:
- Monday, Feb. 24: Eli Rodriguez of so•ca vs. Kevin Smith of 41Hundred at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel
- Tuesday, Feb. 25: Blake Gotliffe of Under the Oak Restaurant vs. Kyle Teears of Whiskey Kitchen
- Wednesday, Feb. 26: Kyle Fletcher of Wye Hill vs. Scott Ruzicka of Mia Francesca
- Thursday, Feb. 27: Andres Kaifer of Vidrio vs. Bill Heckler of STIR
All Cooking for a Classic events will be held at 1705 Prime, located at 1705 E. Millbrook Road. The bar will open at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.
All proceeds, including beverage sales, will go to the Lucy Daniels Center.
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