Sep 20, 2012 12:00am - 1:00pm

First Crozet Culinary Competition for Charity

on Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM

at the Lodge at Old Trail.

 Tickets are $20, $15 of which is a donation split between the Build Crozet Library fundraising  and to ClaudiusCrozetParkto replace the pavilion destroyed in June's derecho.   The ticket price also includes a drink and hors d'oeuvres. There'll be wine from seven local vineyards and beer from two local

breweries, and a silent auction featuring items from several local artists.

 The main event is a culinary competition among four Crozet chefs from four local

restaurants - 

 Bangkok '99.  (Pat and Eddie Keomahathai) 

 da Luca Cafe and Wine Bar (Josh Nader)

 FarDowners  (Mark Cosgrove)  

 Southern Way Cafe (Jason Fitzgerald)


Each chef will have an hour to create the best entree and dessert from a list of predetermined 

ingredients, plus three mystery ingredients revealed at the start of the evening.  There are four

judges, one of whom will be picked randomly from ticket holders at the start of

the event!  You will want to purchase your tickets early so you won't miss this festive evening of

appetizers, wine, and beer, while experiencing the chef competition up close and personal!

Tickets are available from any of the four restaurants, as well as from Over the Moon Bookstore in Crozet, 

the Lodge at Old Trail.  Families are welcome and children under 13 are admitted free!  

Checks should be made payable to the Claudius Crozet Park, Inc., with "chef competition" in the memo line.  The event is sponsored by the Lodge at Old Trail, the Crozet Community Association, the Crozet Lions, the White Hall Ruritans, Claudius Crozet Park, and the Build Crozet Library fundraising committee, as well as generous donations from these vineyards: King Family, Stinson, Pollak, White Hall, Glass House, Mountfair, Well Hung, and these breweries: Blue Mountain and Starr Hill. Contact the Lodge at Old Trail at 823-9100or email  if you have questions

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