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Grand Chef Throwdown

September 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

You are invited to be a part of an unforgettable evening of epicurean splendor showcasing the talents of over 25 of the best chefs from San Diego and Baja at the annual Grand Chef Throwdown. The progressive event will bring together local fashionable foodies awarding a People’s Choice Award and a Culinary Council of celebrity top chefs and food critics, awarding the Chef Flor Franco Awards for Culinary Excellence. Guests will enjoy chef tastings, both savory and sweet creations, sample craft cocktails and sips from wineries on both sides of the border followed by a three-course gourmet dinner prepared by Hotel del’s Maître Cuisinier, Patrick Ponsaty in the oceanfront Ballroom. All proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


5:30pm | VIP Reception

6pm | Chefs Tasting | Featuring 25 San Diego and Baja chefs

8pm | Dinner | A three course dinner prepared by Hotel del Coronado’s Maître Cuisinier, Patrick Ponsaty

8:30pm | Live Program | The evening will include a live auction, bid for a cure and presentation of the Chef Throwdown awards.

9:30pm | Nightcap | Featuring San Diego’s pastry chefs, cocktails and late night desserts with music by DJ Hevrock.


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TABLE OF 10: $2,500

VIP TABLE OF 10: $3,500