Looking for a food and cultural adventure à la Eat, Pray, Love? This year's 11th annual Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge,is the perfect place to start your journey.
The multicultural event, to be held on April 2, will bring together more than 30 embassy chefs for a night of authentic bites and exotic beverages that aims to satiate the appetites of the most discerning foodies. As you nosh, you'll be taken on a globetrotting adventure as you listen to music and watch cultural performances.
After trying every delectable dish, you'll have a chance to vote for the coveted People's Choice award, while a distinguished panel selects the Judge’s Choice winners. Embassies are also competing for the Pepsi Best Beverage award, so, you know the drinks will be flowing!
So bring an empty stomach, an open mind, and your dancing shoes to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center to eat, drink and dance your way around the globe. It promises to be a culinary showcase that goes beyond borders and boundaries,
[Read a recap of last year's event.]
More details to come as the Embassy Chef Challenge gets closer, so be sure to check out the official site for the most up-to-date information and use promo code 'CURIOUS" for $10 off VIP and general admission tickets.
Here's what you have to look forward to:
For the price of admission, you'll get an all-you-can-eat and drink passport to each nation. This uniquely DC event is the only time where you’ll find more than three-dozen world-class embassy chefs who typically prepare world-class cuisine for international dignitaries all in one location competing for culinary bragging rights – and the chance to enjoy signature dishes from countries you might never have heard of before.
Whether you consider yourself a beer or wine person, you'll find a memorable drink from around the world. Sample cocktails, mocktails, wine, spirits, even coffee, when you’re taking a breather from eating all of the delicious foods. Just remember to pace yourself; some of the drinks are quite boozy!
The Embassy Chef Challenge isn't just about food. The event also promotes cultural connections. Diverse entertainment including singing, dancing and music showcasing global talent from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and more will be staged throughout the night. City of the Sun returns to the stage this year with numerous solo artists, DJs and bands performing as well. So bring your dancing shoes and prepare to be wowed!
The night's diverse offering of food, bev and cultural performances will leave you full, buzzed and astonished.
Now that your interest and appetite are peaked, purchase your ticket before it sells out and use promo code 'CURIOUS" to save $10 off VIP and general admission tickets.
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