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Chef Throwdown at The Del

2016/06/09 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$150 – $250

Hotel del Coronado’s expansive Windsor Lawn will provide the setting for this unforgettable gourmet gathering, where 30 of the best chefs from San Diego and Mexico will present signature hors d’oeuvres or desserts at individual stations. Judged by the ever-growing Culinary Council that includes such names as Brian Malarkey, Claudia Sandoval, Troy Johnson, Tommy Gomes, Jack Ford, Andre Zotoff, Michele Parente and Lead Judge Richard Sandoval, chefs will also present their best bites with the goal of winning the Chef Flor Franco Award for Culinary Excellence, in addition to some incredible prizes. All proceeds raised at this event will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its on-going mission to cure cystic fibrosis and provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives.

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Individual Tickets
Individual tickets are $150 per person and include event entry, food prepared by 30 of San Diego and Baja’s best chefs, beer, wine and spirit pairings, and complimentary self-parking or a discounted valet parking ($20). (Parking at The Del is limited. Ride sharing is encouraged.)

VIP Tickets
VIP tickets are $250 per person and include early entry to the event (starting at 5pm to 6pm), meet-and-greet with Culinary Council, food prepared by 30 of San Diego and Baja’s best chefs, beer, wine and spirit pairings, complimentary valet parking, reserved VIP tables, concierge service, and front-of-line access throughout the night.

For any questions please contact Stasha Ybarra, Development Director at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: | 858.452.2873.

Participating Restaurants & Chefs
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits | Colin MacLaggan Beaumont’s Eatery | Tommy Fraioli BiCE | Mario Cassineri Big City Chefs | Geordie Moulios Biscotti’s Patisserie | Bianca Castro Bracero Cocina | Claudette Wilkins City Tacos | Eduardo Baeza El Cielo Winery & Restaurant | Marco Marin Hard Rock Hotel | Chef TBD Hotel del Coronado | Daphne Higa Isabel Cruz Restaurant Group | Isabel Cruz JRDN Restaurant @ Tower 23 | Danilo “DJ” Tangalin La Valencia | James Montejano Coronado Island Marriott | Michael Poompan Nobu | David Meade Peohe’s | Jeffrey Rottinghaus Puesto | Jessica Scott & Luisteen Gonzalez Pure Cupcakes | Mary Sarain & Nikki Black Rancho La Puerta | Denise Roa & Emilio Espinosa Sirena Cocina Latina | Jaime Chavez Stake Chophouse | Tim Kolanko Stone Brewing World Bistro | Thomas Connolly Sushi On A Roll | Jeff Roberto The Chocolate Lush | Ashley Drake The Cork & Craft | Phillip Esteban The Land & Water Company | Robert Ruiz The Red Door | Miguel Valdez Vigilucci’s Restaurant | Marco Sedda
Participating restaurants and chefs as of 4/21/16. Subject to change.

About the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Last year’s event in San Diego helped raise over $60,000 for the CFF with this year’s Chef Throwdown set to be the biggest and most successful yet. The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care. For more information:


6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$150 – $250
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Hotel del Coronado
1500 Ocean Blvd.
Coronado,CA92118United States
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