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Roaring Twenties Soirée & The Bee’s Knees Culinary Competition

The Navy Yard will be the setting for a Roaring Twenties Soirée & Culinary Competition on Friday, September 16, 2022 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Wear your best Gatsby attire for a 1920s cocktail party benefitting Stroud Water Research Center’s freshwater research, education, and watershed restoration. Enjoy small bites, Evil Genius beer, and a signature Giggle Water cocktail featuring Stateside Vodka; connect with event attendees; and get a front-row seat to the Bee’s Knees Culinary Competition emceed by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and starring local chefs and media personalities.

🐝 Chef Reuben Asaram (@chefreubenphilly)
🐝 Chef Jessica Byers (@j.erinbyers)
🐝 Chef Jeff Newman (@hilotacoco)
🐝 Cheryl, ‘Cappuchino’ Hayden (@capponair)
🐝 Chetna Macwan (@cmspiceculture)
🐝 Jaime ‘The Philly Sports Guy’ Paglieli (@thephillysportsguy)

The cooking contest will help to further the connection between fresh water and food.

Celebrity Judges are:

🐝 Jessica DeLuise, PA-C, CCMS (@thewellnesskitchenista). Jessica is a certified culinary medicine specialist, Emmy award winner TV host and media guest expert, and founder of TheWellnessKitchenista.

🐝 Chef Kevin “Steek” Cooper (@chefsteek). Chef Steek Cooper is a cookbook author, executive chef of Succulent Imagination, army veteran, who has been featured on Food Network many times, including as the winner of Food Network’s ‘Guy’s Chance of a Lifetime’.

🐝 Tony Luke Jr (@tonylukejr) Tony Luke Jr. is a chef, restauranteur, musician, and CEO of the well -known, Philly loved brand, Tony Luke’s.

Individual tickets are $200. Sponsor tickets are still available, too.

Buy tickets here!


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