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4th Annual Cooking for a Classic

Feb 05, 2020 01:26PM ● By Crash Gregg
It’s that time again! The 4th Annual Cooking for A Classic to benefit the Lucy Daniels Center will be held February 24-27, March 4-5 and March 11 at 1705 East in Raleigh. We’ve got a great lineup of chefs who will go head to head in a tournament-style competition to claim the top prize: a 2002 Chevrolet Corvette convertible.

The lineup for Cooking for a Classic 2020 is:
• Monday, Feb. 24 – Eli Rodriguez of soca raleigh vs. Kevin Smith of 41Hundred at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel
• Tuesday, Feb. 25 – Blake Gotliffe of Under the Oak Cafe vs. Kyle Teears of Whiskey Kitchen
• Wednesday, Feb. 26 – Kyle Fletcher of Wye Hill Kitchen & Brewing vs. Scott Ruzicka of Mia Francesca at North Hills
• Thursday, Feb. 27 – Andres Kaifer of Vidrio vs. Carey Ball of Stir Raleigh

Each chef will prepare three courses with at least one secret ingredient in each dish. Attendees and guest judges will decide which chef will advance in the competition. The winners from round one will face off in the semifinals on March 4 and 5, and the competition will culminate with the grand finale on March 11.

Tickets start at $75 for the First Round, $100 for the Second Round, and $125 for the Finale. Premium tables, table sponsorships and corporate sponsorships are also available. Tickets can be purchased online at

New for 2020! You’ve got a chance to win a classic too! We are raffling off a triple black loaded 1969 Chevy Camaro. This is a SWEET ride! Tickets are just $50 each, and the more you buy, the more you save. Raffle tickets can be purchased online at