The Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament, which pits 16 top chef teams one-on-one in a single-elimination culinary competition begins June 15th. All competitions will be held at the Inn at the Colonnade Baltimore, a Doubletree by Hilton Hotel (www.colonnadebaltimore.com/). A full schedule as well as chef bios are available at http://www.masondixonmasterchef.com/schedule-results/bracket.php.
2015 Mason Dixon Chef Competitors
Kiet Philavanh, Basta Pasta
Jonathan Hicks, Birroteca
Wilbur Cox, Jr., Bistro Rx
Cole Whaley, Café Rue
Alfio Celia, Carluccio’s
Andrew Maggitti, Chartwell Country Club
Lanydrek Christ Pandzou, Colony South Hotel
Dana Herbert, Desserts by Dana
Rick Koplau, Duke’s Grocery
Jirat Suphrom-In, My Thai
Melissa Fordham, Personal Chef Services
Jeff Keeney, The Point in Fells
Sean Praglowski, Power Plant Live!
Bill Kelley, Renditions Golf
Niko Negas, Roasthouse Pub
Greg Mason, The White Oak Tavern
Tickets for all 15 dates of this summer-long single-elimination chef competition are available for purchase at: http://www.masondixonmasterchef.com. Tickets for most matches are $25 for general admission and $45 for judging experience (including all taxes). In addition, the Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament donates 10% of the net proceeds of each ticket sold directly to their charity partner Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland (http://www.mealsonwheelsmd.org).
Competition Dates (5:30pm – 9:00pm):
June 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
July 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28
August 10, 11, 16
5:30 p.m. – Happy Hour with Complementary Hors d’oeuvres and Wine Tasting by Boordy Vineyards, plus Drink Specials
6:30 p.m. – Cold Prep Begins for the Competition
7:00 p.m. – Chef Competition
8:00 p.m. – Judging Begins, Complementary Dessert and Coffee Served
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