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Washington DC — By Jon Rochetti on February 14, 2010 at 7:34 am
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Enjoy Great International Food at the Embassy Cook Off

Join nine embassy chefs as they cook and compete for honors at the second annual Embassy Chef Challenge in Washington, DC, at a gala fundraising event next month.

This year, nine embassy chefs will be participating and creating a sampling of their most impressive appetizers, main courses and desserts for 350 guests.

Chef Kasraoui pleased with Embassy Chef Cookoff award

Chef Nazha Kasraoui of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco returns to defend her title.  This year, she’ll be competing against chefs from the embassies of:

  • Bahrain
  • Hungary
  • Israel
  • Korea
  • Nepal
  • Ghana
  • Panama
  • Serbia

Guests can vote on best of show along with a panel of celebrity judges judging the chef’s creations, including Joe Yonan, Food and Travel Editor form The Washington Post, “Top Chef” finalist Carla Hall and Chef Michel Richard of Citronelle in Washington, DC.

The event also will include a silent auction, cocktails and entertainment.

Hungarian spongecakeThis is a rather unique opportunity to sample food fit for an international dignitary at an Embassy overlooking the Potomac River.

Embassy Chef Challenge
House of Sweden
2900 K Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC  (map it)

Dates & Times – Thursday, March 18, 2010, 6:30 to 10:00 p.m.

Tickets - $225.00 and are available online or by phone at 202-661-7581.

Nearest Metro Subway Station – Rosslyn – Blue and Orange line, then a 1-mile walk or cab ride over the Key Bridge, or use the DC Circulator bus.

Parking – Limited metered street parking and area paid garage parking is available.

Images – Courtesy of  Cultural Tourism DC

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