Hampton Roads Chicken Sandwich Challenge
Friday, November 22, 2019
Holiday Inn - Virginia Beach/Norfolk
5655 Greenwich Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
About the Hampton Roads Chicken Sandwich Challenge
Who makes the best chicken sandwich in Hampton Roads?
Four Chefs will compete to find out and you can have a seat to the showdown! Local Hampton Roads Celebrities will make up the panel of judges and attendees will get to cast their votes.
What started as a friendly online competition between Chick-fil-A and Popeyes fans sparked a nationwide frenzy of who sold the BEST Chicken Sandwich. But the question remains, who has the BEST Chicken Sandwich in Hampton Roads?
Elizabeth Jones of See The Light Be The Light Foundation will be our host for the evening, which means the competiton will be far more than bragging rights and a trophy, proceeds from ticket sales will go to support Out of The Ash, See The Light, Be The Light's program supporting children of domestic violence.
Elizabeth Jones of See The Light Be The Light Foundation
Featuring Local Chefs:
Chef # 1
Chef Ana Marin
Amari's Good Eats
Chef # 3
Chef Kelvin Dooley
J & K Style Grill
Chef # 2
Chef Motier Stevenson
My Mama's Kitchen
Chef # 4
Chef Darrio Cobb
D's Three Catering
Featuring Local Celebrity Judges:
Wavy TV 10
Multimedia Lifestyle Correspondent
CEO Foodie Find App
WVEC Ch. 13 News
Synopsis of the Event
Judges Arrive and Gather on Stage: 5:45pm
Chefs are set up at their stations and ready to go: 5:45pm
Event Starts: 6:00pm
- Host will welcome everyone, introduce the competing chefs. They will tell us what makes their chicken sandwich the best, what special ingredients or sauce they make, etc. Host will introduce each judge and have them say why they decided to participate in judging the competition and wha they'll be looking for in choosing their favorite chicken sandwich (ie: overall taste, presentation, tenderness, sauce, etc)
Competition Begins: 6:20pm
-The clock is set, chefs will have 35 minutes to make their amazing chicken sandwiches (4 total, one for each judge)
Competition Ends: 6:55pm
- The alarm will sound and each chef must stop and present their culinary creation to each judge (one at
Each judge will take a bite of the sandwich and share with the chefs and audience what they think.
Once finished tasting each sandwich, chefs will each be asked of the 4, which was their favorite on a
scale of 1-10.
Chicken Sandwich Sampling: 7:15pm-8:35pm
- Attendees will be able to eat samples and cast their vote on which chicken sandwich is the best.
Raffle Prize Drawings: 8:40pm-8:45pm
-Raffle Prizes will be awarded
Final Votes: 8:45pm
Final votes will be tallied and the winner of the challenge will receive the trophy.
Conclusion of Event: 9:00pm