Sara Lee® Artesano™’s Ultimate Grilled Cheese Challenge
Food Competitions / Recipes

Sara Lee® Artesano™’s Ultimate Grilled Cheese Challenge

Horsham, PA-based Bimbo Bakeries USA reached out to me to tell me about the Ultimate Grilled Cheese Challenge they are hosting featuring eight bloggers across the country (more about that below). While I am not participating officially in this grilled cheese competition, I asked them if I could play along on my own because I … Continue reading

Philly Challenge, Gelato & Ice Cream Competition, Comes to King of Prussia
Food Competitions / Gelato / Ice Cream

Philly Challenge, Gelato & Ice Cream Competition, Comes to King of Prussia

The search for the best Ice Cream and Gelato flavors arrives in Philadelphia at the Philly Challenge! On March 16th, the traveling frozen dessert competition organized by Carpigiani USA will stop in King of Prussia, PA at the Rosito Bisani East headquarters. The Philadelphia region is in the spotlight during the first event of 2020 … Continue reading

GIVEAWAY: Let Them Eat Cake Tickets
Bakeries / Food Competitions / Fundraisers

GIVEAWAY: Let Them Eat Cake Tickets

Celebrating its 17th year, Let Them Eat Cake – the fundraiser for Variety, the children’s charity of the Delaware Valley – will return on Sunday, March 15th from 6PM to 8PM. Each year, over two dozen of Philadelphia’s greatest pastry chefs and bakers come together to compete in a cake competition which follows a certain … Continue reading

South Jersey Food Bank Hunger Games
Events / Food Competitions / Fundraisers

South Jersey Food Bank Hunger Games

I’m honored to be a judge at this year’s South Jersey Food Bank Hunger Games, a LIVE cooking competition where Corporate teams get one box of mystery ingredients and 45 minutes to whip up a dish for food-savvy judges — yours truly along with Tony Luke Jr. of Tony Luke’s Cheesesteaks, Tammy Paolino food writer … Continue reading

Philly’s Classic Cook-Off Presented by Budweiser
Beer / Food Competitions / Northern Liberties

Philly’s Classic Cook-Off Presented by Budweiser

“Philly’s Classic Cook-Off” presented by Budweiser will be held on Thursday, August 23rd between 5:30-8:00 p.m at The Piazza (1001 N. 2nd Street) in Northern Liberties. The event will feature Philly’s favorite dishes reinvented, live music and Budweiser beer. Six competing restaurants will throw down for a panel of judges (including yours truly) and YOU to … Continue reading

Landmark Americana Hosts Hot Sauce Cook-Off at Rowan University
Food Competitions / Glassboro NJ / New Jersey

Landmark Americana Hosts Hot Sauce Cook-Off at Rowan University

Landmark Americana at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ will host a cooking competition on Monday, January 22 between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. featuring Rowan President Ali A. Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauce as a key ingredient. In celebration of National Hot Sauce Day, the competition will feature the spicy sauce in drinks, appetizers, entrees, side dishes and … Continue reading

BBQ Sauce Competition at Dilworth Park’s All American BBQ
BBQ / Center City / Food Competitions

BBQ Sauce Competition at Dilworth Park’s All American BBQ

It wouldn’t be a summer barbecue without some friendly competition and great food. On Saturday, June 24th, the All-American BBQ at Dilworth Park is bringing the heat with a BBQ Sauce cook-off! Seven of Brûlée Catering’s chefs and cooks will be facing off in the ultimate battle to see who can make the most mouthwatering BBQ sauce … Continue reading

Misconduct Tavern to Participate in The James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project™
Burgers / Food Competitions

Misconduct Tavern to Participate in The James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project™

Misconduct Tavern has announced that it will be participating in The James Beard Foundation’s (JBF) Blended Burger Project™, a nationwide contest and challenge to make a “blended burger” by blending ground meat with finely chopped mushrooms to create a delicious, healthier, and more sustainable burger. Chef Nick Mezzina has chosen to feature The Misconduct Mushroom … Continue reading

7th Annual Burger Brawl, Taco Takedown, and King of the Wing Competition
Burgers / Food Competitions / Tacos / Wings

7th Annual Burger Brawl, Taco Takedown, and King of the Wing Competition

The 7th Annual Burger Brawl is this Sunday, May 21 at Xfinity Live. Proceeds go towards funding technology in Philadelphia’s public schools. It will be one of the biggest foodie competition events of the year. I’m honored to have been asked to judge tacos and wings alongside my “foodie hubby” J Cohl. Get your tickets … Continue reading

Celebrity Chefs to Judge Culinary Competition by High Schoolers at Walnut Hill College
Food Competitions

Celebrity Chefs to Judge Culinary Competition by High Schoolers at Walnut Hill College

On Saturday, May 6, six celebrity chefs will serve as judges during the annual Culinary Competition at Walnut Hill College. The competitors, all top students from high schools in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland, will be competing for scholarships to the College. Every year, two dozen of the best high school culinary students compete … Continue reading