Thursday, January 11th, 2024 @ 6:00:pm
The amazing people at DC Central Kitchen are thrilled to be finally returning to The Anthem and celebrating the 18th Capital Food Fight with their family of supporters this April.
The District’s people and restaurants have been through so much, and this year’s event will celebrate what we have accomplished and overcome together while looking toward a brighter future” says DC Central Kitchen CEO Mike Curtin.
Cranes Chef/Partner Pepe Moncayo, Chef Brittanny Anderson from Leni, Oohh’s & Aahh’s Chef Oji Abbott, and The Point DC’s Executive Chef Benjamin Lambert will face off in head-to-head cook-offs on the main stage featuring secret ingredients.
Each dish will be judged by a panel of culinary icons, including Top Chef’s lead judge, restaurateur, and James Beard award-winning chef Tom Colicchio, Food Network star and renowned chef Maneet Chauhan, Top Chef season 10 winner and star of truTV’s Fast Foodies Kristen Kish, and James Beard award-winning chef and TV personality Andrew Zimmern.
Celebrity chef and DC-based restaurateur, Spike Mendelsohn, and local media personalities Tommy McFly and Kelly Collis return as the evening’s host and MC’s, respectively, to keep things entertaining from the main stage with one of DC’s most in-demand performers, DJ Neekola, on the decks all night long as attendees feast on delicious bites from more than 50 of the DMV’s best restaurants.
Tickets are available for purchase at www.capitalfoodfight.org starting on Friday, February 18th at 9 am. General admission tickets are $325, with VIP access going for $550.
VIP ticket holders will have exclusive access to the second floor with balcony seating and full open bar. All proceeds from the event, including donations and silent auction, go to support DC Central Kitchen’s ongoing mission to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities.
Capital Food Fight is a 100% vaccinated, 21 and older event. All attendees and staff must present proof of vaccination at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.capitalfoodfight.org.
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