Dallas Cooks Up Adjunct Event for World Food Championships
16 Oct, 2019
Have you ever wanted to taste championship-caliber dishes? Do you enjoy elevated dining experiences? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then the World Food Championships (WFC) has cooked up a special event just for you!
For the first time in its eight-year history, WFC is presenting a high-end, progressive-style tasting event, The Grand Tasting, during its five-day culinary tournament at Reunion Tower Lawn in Dallas, Texas. This event is designed to please elevated palettes in the heart of Kitchen Arena (a venue historically only accessible to WFC competitors and judges).
On Thursday, October 17 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., The Grand Tasting ticket holders will have the exclusive opportunity to sample delectable dishes from former Food Sport Champions (listed below) while sipping on specialty paired drinks provided by Ketel One Vodka, Crown Royal Whiskey, ROXOR Gin, Brown Sugar Bourbon and Tank 7 beer.
On the line-up for this showcase of flavors will be past WFC Category Champions including:
- Ann Jones (2017 World Dessert Champion)
- Beau Smith (2018 World Seafood Champion)
- Chad Combs (2015 World Chef Champion)
- Craig Baker (2017 World Chef Champion)
- David Molina (2018 World Sandwich Champion)
- Jacqueline Seavy (2018 World Food Champion)
- Jason Stucki (2012 World Burger Champion)
- Lisa Gwatney (2017 World Food Champion)
- Mike Callaghan (2017 World Recipe Champion)
- Neil Daniell (2018 World Burger Champion)
- Nick Rickman (2018 World Chef Champion)
- Peter Radjou (2018 Bacon World Champion)
- Rebecka Evans (2017 Bacon World Champion)
- Suzanne Clark (2014 & 2015 World Pasta Champion)
The menu will feature an array of appetizing dishes from past WFC winning recipes to new culinary creations from these talented chefs and cooks served on Natural Tableware products.
Attendees will also enjoy music provided by The Smoky Nights and will walk away with a special gift provided by JR’s Cookie Cottage. For individuals who purchase a VIP ticketto The Grand Tasting event, in addition to being granted early access, Whiskey Morning Coffee will be treating the ticket holders to a special swag bag.
Sink your teeth into WFC’s most luxurious, tasty event by securing tickets,here.
*This event is 21+. Ticket price includes general admission to WFC on Thursday, October 17th.
To learn more about other special events happening at WFC, click here.
WFC’s 8th Annual Main Event is scheduled for October 16 – 20, 2019, at Reunion Tower Lawn in Dallas, Texas. To keep up with all WFC news, follow the event onTwitter (@WorldFoodChamp), Facebook and Instagram (@WorldFoodChampionships). Click here to book your room for #WFC2019.
About the World Food Championships: The World Food Championships (WFC) is the highest stakes food competition in the world. This multi-day, live-event culinary competition showcases some of the world's best cooking masters competing for food, fame and fortune in ten categories: Bacon, Barbecue, Burger, Chef, Chili, Dessert, Recipe, Sandwich, Seafood and Steak. In 2018, over 1,500 contestants on nearly 500 official teams from 42 American states and 12 countries competed. More than 20 million people have attended WFC or have seen it on national TV over the past seven years. This year's Main Event will be held in Dallas, Texas at Reunion Tower Lawn, Oct. 16-20.
About the Dallas Sports Commission: The Dallas Sports Commission pursues amateur, grassroots, collegiate and professional championship events, positioning Dallas as the premier sports destination. A division of VisitDallas, the Dallas Sports Commission focuses on generating economic impact as well as improving the quality of life within the community through sports.