Great food and auctions are part of the Signature Chefs Auction 2012 sponsored by the
The annual fundraiser features silent and live auctions, entertainment, food and wine. Doors open at 5 p.m., and guests will be able to sample signature by many of the area's best chefs.
The lineup includes: Denis Calinan, William & Mary Catering; Richard Carr, Berrett's Seafood and Riverwalk Landing; Kenny Sloane, Fin Seafood; Mary K. Rivers, Vintner' Cellar Winery of Yorktown; Chun Felix, Opus 9 Steak House; Kelvin Moore, The Williamsburg Hotel and Conference Center; Chad Martin, Create Bistro and Circa 1918 Kitchen + Bar; Mark Florimonte, Kingsmill Resort & Spa; Kyle Fowlkes, Embassy Suites
I'll be one of the judges handing out several awards, inlcuding Most Outstanding Presentation, Chef's Award, Best Decorated Booth and Best Dessert. There's also a Dish of the Colonial Peninsula Award, a dish that captures the unique flavors of Hampton Roads, sponsored by Hampton Roads Magazine. And attendees will vote The People's Choice Award.