If you haven’t seen the TV show that challenges the culinary skills of chefs against each other and the clock, you can see it live on Sat, March 19th on the Kroger stage at the Dayton Home and Garden Show at the Dayton Convention Center.
Here’s how it will work. There will be three rounds of competition, hosted by Jim Bucher, with 3 competing chefs in each round. Chefs will be presented with a basket of 4 mystery ingredients that will need to be used to create an appetizer in 20 minutes. They will also have use of a stocked pantry of staples to assist them. At the end of 20 minutes, Chefs will present their dish to the judges for evaluation.
Saturday at 11am
Chef Aaron Braun – Meadowlark
Chef Candace Rinke – Hawthorn Grill
Chef David Glynn – Dayton Country Club
Chef Richard Roberts – De’Lish
Chef Crystal Coppock – Wheat Penney
Chef Mariah Gahagan – Lily’s Bistro
Chef Matt Hayden – Scratch
Chef Lee Anne House – HouseMade Sriracha
Sous Chef Nathan Vance – Salar
One chef from each round will advance to the Finals, to be held Sunday at 1pm. In the final round the contestants will have 20 minutes to create an entree. A panel of judges will decide the winner, who will walk away with bragging rights and $500. The Chef Showdown, produced by DaytonMostMetro.com, takes place at the Dayton Home and Garden Show.
General Admission: $8 At the Door
Children 12 and Under: Free
Active duty service personnel admitted FREE with proper military ID
$6.00 Pre-Sale Tickets