Culinary Fight Night Raises Money & Awareness For Charities
Atlanta has introduced a very interesting event to its local culinary culture. This very unique opportunity, intended to highlight local chefs and their culinary skills as well as bring awareness to various foundations and charities around our city, has become a huge success. Welcome Culinary Fight Night®; (CFN®) “Where Cooking and Competition Collide!”
Culinary Fight Night® consists of a monthly competition pairing 2 local chefs, head to head, in the “kitchen“ to fight it out! The chefs will be required to prepare a 3 course meal for an audience of 200 as well as serve our panel of 6 celebrity judges. Each course will be scored in 3 categories: Taste, Presentation, and Creativity. Each category will be worth 25% and the audience will represent the remaining 25%.
Culinary Fight Night® (VioDoug Solutions) has had the pleasure of working with such charities as The Children’s Place based in Chicago, the Do the 2 Walk for Breast Cancer, the Make a Wish Foundation, Genesis Family Shelter of Atlanta, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Ga., The Ludacris Foundation, and the Alzheimer Association.
Culinary Fight Night® has grown quickly during their 1st year. CFN® is currently shopping their idea for 2 reality shows, have started 2 additional companies; VioDoug Solutions and Just Chefs, 2 additional events; Xocial and Stilettos and More, compiling information for a cookbook; CFN: The Recipes, implementing satellite CFN competitions being produced in Chicago, NYC, and the Dominican Republic, and submitting paperwork for a non-profit organization, all to transpire during 2011.
Past judges have included Top Chef Season 6 contestant Hector Santiago; Grammy Award winning recording artist, Chilli; Glenn Mack, President of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (Atlanta); Ginny McCormack, personal chef and author; and Emily Cook, Miss Georgia 2009.
-The next Culinary Fight Night is scheduled for August 23rd. Please visit their website at www.culinaryfightnight.com to find out more!