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“Got To Be NC” Competition Dining Series Heats Up

Second Dining Comp SeriesDo you watch those cooking competitions on cable TV and wish you were there? Or better yet, wish those competitions were in your community, with chefs that you could actually get to know and experience their art? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you need to check out the “Got To Be NC” Competition Dining Series as it heats up across our state.

The “Got To Be NC” Competition Dining Series is unlike any other dinner experience in the country! Through a series of 8-15 dinner competitions hosted in 5 NC regions, North Carolinians like you not only get to taste the amazing food—a six course menu—you are the judges. Each evening, two restaurants battle it out side by side in a single elimination, blind dinner format. Each evenings menu is created around a “Mystery” North Carolina ingredient. The ingredient is revealed to the chefs at noon the day of their battle and it must be used in each of their three courses.

As the judge, you get to determine which chef moves to the next round and who goes home. At stake in each series is a grand prize of $2,000 and the coveted “Red Chef Jacket.” Wilmington, Asheville, Greensboro, Raleigh, and Charlotte host this year’s high-pressure series. Each regional champion will move on to the Final Fire-Battle of Champions in November. Tickets for each regional preliminary round cost $74.78 ($59 plus tax and service, excludes beverages). Tickets for regional semifinal and final rounds are $87.46 ($69 plus tax and service, excludes beverages). Pick your battles and join us for as many dinners as you like. Be sure to purchase tickets early as battles fill up fast. For more information on each series or to purchase tickets today, CLICK HERE and you will be directed to the “Got To Be NC” Competition Dining Series website.

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