Macon Bistro & Larder, the French and Southern-inspired bistro in Chevy Chase, in Washington, D.C., located at 5520 Connecticut Ave., NW, 20015, will host a Chef & Homebrew Competition from 4 to 10 p.m. on October 4, with the judging experience taking place from 4 to 8 p.m.
Chefs have been randomly paired with brewers. Their goal is to create the perfect dish to pair with their team member’s crafted brew. Three prizes will be awarded: $100 for Best Brew, $100 for Best Plate, and for Best Pairing, the winning team will be awarded $250 to donate to their favorite charity of choice. Guests who purchase tickets to attend are the judges for the event, and 150 tickets are available.
The following participants are entered: Brian Martin of St Fuad Brewing; Macon Bistro’s Executive Chef Dan Singhofen; Aaron Gordon, the general manager of Mussel Bar Bethesda; Jamaal Dixon; Ben Schnable of Pete'sPizza; Keith Wickstrom; Chris Cherbin; Mark Argyle; Chris Stanton and Nathan Gonzalez. On the food front, participating chefs sporting their best dish for the friendly rivalry include Chef Doug Alexander of Art & Soul, Chef Jenna Pool of Macon Bistro, Chef Alexis Rivas of Macon Bistro, Chef Jamie Pridemore of Room 11, Chef Les White, Chef Steve Forbes of Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab,Chef Damian Brown of Del Campo, and Chef Marty Anklam of upcoming Homestead in Petworth.