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Chef's Challenge

May 23

Excelsior Springs

Kick off the summer season with BBBSCR and the greatest culinary talent Saratoga has to offer!

Spend the evening sampling signature dishes from the best local chefs, sip custom-paired cocktails, dance, and finish the night watching an Iron Chef-style battle!
Grab your hungriest friends, visit all the competitors, and decide dish and cocktail are your favorites. Once you've gone back two or three (or ten!) times to your top choice, cast your vote for the People's Choice Food and People's Choice Beverage competitions.
Have a sweet tooth? We've got you covered! Local pastry chefs will also be competing for the People's Choice Dessert.
Watch 2018 People's Choice winner Harvey's Restaurant and Bar face off against 4-year champion, Chef Gulbrandson from Excelsior Springs. Will Harvey's be the ones to finally take down Chef Gulbrandson?
2018's Cocktail winner, Upstate Distilling will battle Fish at 30 Lake! Watch as these two winners shake it up in the battle arena!
Give your taste buds a culinary treat and purchase your tickets here.

Young Professional (30 yrs and under) $50

General Admission $75

Date night ( 2 x GA tickets )  $112.50

Honorary Committee $150

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CFO for Hire, a division of BST

Robert J. McNamara Financial Advisors

Pioneer Bank

Stewart's Shops

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Diana's Bakery

Dorrough Construction

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