Event Details

Embassy Chef Challenge: Food, Cocktails and Performances Multiple Embassies

Tue, April 02, 2019 @ 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC

$95 - $160


Taste authentic cuisine prepared by Embassy chefs from around the world! 

Imbibe exotic cocktails, spirits, craft beers and wines from across the globe!

Be consumed by culturally diverse music, dancers, and entertainers from multiple continents!

Tonight is a rare opportunity to sample authentic dishes representing Africa, The Americas, Asia, Caribbean, and Europe, all prepared by a native chef hand selected by the Ambassador!  At the same time, sip exotic cocktails, wines, beers, liquors, and other beverages unique to countries around the world.

The 11th annual Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA celebrates culinary diplomacy and provides a uniquely DC opportunity to taste authentic food and drinks from embassy chefs representing all regions of the world. An array of international performances including musicians and dancers provide the entertainment throughout the evening. In no other city can you experience in a single evening the array of delicious, authentically-prepared global cuisine and diverse, live cultural performances. Cultural diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of the Chef Challenge.

After visiting each regional pavilion to sample the sips and bites, be part of the excitement to see which chefs win the Judge’s Choice awards voted on by an esteemed panel of culinary experts. The People's Choice winner is selected by you, the attendee, which means you must sample every food and drink offering.

(Word of Advice:  Do not eat much the entire day before coming to this event, as you are sure to feast as you never have before!)

MORE THAN 30 COUNTRIES EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE.   Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA is organized by Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia. 

Suggested Attire

Business Casual. No jeans, sneakers, shorts, flip flops or plain tee shirts.



Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC

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