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October 19, 2019
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Watermen's Museum
309 Water Street
Yorktown, VA 23690
FREE General Admission Tickets; $25 VIP Tickets
Watermen's Museum
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Battle of the Chefs

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Watch Chef K and Chef Big E go head to head in this epic culinary competition on the anniversary of the 1781 Battle of Yorktown.

Many battles have taken place in Yorktown, but this is the 1st annual showdown between Chef K (of Chef K Cooking) and Chef Big E. Incorporating elements of popular TV shows Iron Chef, Top Chef, and Chopped, each chef-led team will present three courses (an appetizer, entree, and dessert) to the judges and VIP ticket holders. They must include at least three proteins (the chefs won't know what's available until the battle begins!) and a mystery ingredient. Judges will then score each food on taste, appearance, and creativity. One team will represent the British/Hessian forces and the other the American/French forces. 

Cooking will be over open flames near the Watermen's Museum's mock colonial gunboat and sloop hulls.  Neal Steele of WXGM Radio FM 99.1 will provide event commentary. The event will also be filmed for local television and webcasts. 

With a VIP ticket you can taste the chefs' spoils of battle. There are only 30 available, so don't delay. Additional food will be available to purchase by the public.