Tampa Bay chefs compete in a pumpkin carving contest to benefit Feeding America Tampa Bay
What: Mainsail Lodging, Epicurean Hotel and Feeding America Tampa Bay are pleased to sponsor the first-ever Top Chef Pumpkin Fight, a pumpkin carving contest between the area’s top chefs, with all the proceeds benefitting Feeding America Tampa Bay.
The pumpkin carvings will be on display in the lobby of the Epicurean from Oct. 28-31. During this time, the community is invited to come in and vote for their favorite pumpkin. A donation with each vote is appreciated. Voting ends at midnight on Oct. 31 and the winning chef will be announced on Mon., Nov. 3. One voter will be selected by random drawing to win lunch or dinner for two at all participating Tampa restaurants.
Where: Epicurean Hotel
1207 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
When: Tuesday, Oct. 28-Friday, Oct. 31
Who: Participating restaurants include:
· 717 South
· Bella’s Italian Cafe
· Bern’s Steak House
· Cigar City Brewing
· Cru Cellars
· Haven (formerly SideBern’s)
· Irish 31
· Mise en Place
· Pearl in the Grove
· Rooster & the Till
· Z Grille
A pumpkin carving from the Epicurean Hotel will also be on display.
The Epicurean is a collaboration between Mainsail Lodging & Development and the legendary Bern’s Steak House, and was the first newly constructed property in the United States to join the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International, Inc.