Dish It Out on Sunday at Salt River Fields: Four Top Local Chefs to Compete in Cook-Off

Catch Christopher Gross and other local chefs this Sunday at Salt River Fields.
Catch Christopher Gross and other local chefs this Sunday at Salt River Fields.
Evie Carpenter

This Sunday, October 5 the first Dish It Out tasting event and cook-off will take place at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale. The new culinary fest comes courtesy of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix and R Entertainment -- who have also helped organize Devoured Phoenix -- and will bring together more than 60 restaurants and beverage vendors.

The event will also include a Cook-Off, pitting four of the best-known local chefs against each other in a contest to win the title of Cook-Off Champion.

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The upscale tasting event -- dress code is cocktail attire -- will take place in the Home Plate Parking Lot at Salt River Fields. Doors will open to VIP ticketholders at 4 p.m., while general admission will start at 5 p.m.

Participating restaurants include Citizen Public House, Roka Akor, The Mission, Cowboy Ciao, The Local, Bourbon Steak, Sochu House, and many more.

At 5:30 there will be a live cook-off between chefs Christopher Gross of Christopher's and Crush Lounge, Aaron May of The Lodge, James Porter of Petite Maison, and Matt Carter of The Mission/The House.

A panel of judges that includes James Beard Award-winning chef Robert McGrath, Brady Breese of Urban Cookies, and Mike "Jack" Bauer of Fox Sports will choose a winner, who will be announced at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets to Dish It Out, which are all inclusive, start at $75 per person. VIP tickets cost $500. Admittance is limited to 3,000 people.

For more information visit the Dish It Out website.

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7555 N. Pima Rd.
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