Annual Holiday Chefs Challenge

50 South Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores
(252) 261-2756

Watch – and taste – as the top chefs on the Outer Banks battle it out to turn canned food into culinary masterpieces. The Annual Holiday Chefs Challenge is a fundraiser for the Beach Food Pantry that brings all of the excitement and energy from cooking show competitions right to Southern Shores. Participating chefs have 60 minutes to prepare a dish that uses items the Food Pantry usually keeps in stock, always including at least one canned good item. Attendees are invited to judge the chefs’ work and vote for their favorite dishes, and the only way they can determine this is by sampling everything. Standard tickets include event entrance, heavy hors d’oeuvres and open bar drinks. Those who opt for the VIP tickets receive all of this in addition to a glimpse behind the scenes at the special reception. This event usually occurs in early December.