Top Philly Chefs Will Team-up with Culinary Students for the Second Annual Great Philly Cook Off!
If you love food and helping a great cause’ then this event is for you. On October 10th from 6-8 pm, Top Philadelphia chefs will partner with culinary arts students from the School District of Philadelphia to compete in a ‘Chopped’-inspired competition. The Great Philly Cook off will take place at Drexel University Academic Bistro ( 101 N. 33rd Street, Philadelphia).
Participating chefs include: Aaron Gottesman, Oyster House; Barbie Marshall, Hell’s Kitchen Finalist; Lucio Palazzo, Sojourn Philly; Sylva Senat, Pyramid Club & Top Chef competitor; Yehuda Sichel, Abe Fisher; Frederick Upshare, Star Fusion.
The Great Philly Cook Off raises money for the PRLA Educational Foundation scholarship program. Philadelphia chefs will partner with high school culinary students from the Philadelphia School District to create an appetizer in a ‘Chopped’-inspired competition. This year’s mystery ingredient has been provided by Soom Foods.
Judges include: Ernest Owens, Philadelphia Magazine; Tova du Plessis, Essen Bakery & Inaugural Great Philly Cook Off winner; Sen. Anthony Williams; Laura Burkhardt; and Alex Tewfik, Philadelphia Magazine.
The event is open to the public and tickets cost $25/person, which includes hors d’oeuvres, and food & spirits tastings. Tickets can be purchased here.