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Fresh Food Face-Off

By WBNG News

Fresh Food Face-Off

August 1, 2012 Updated Aug 1, 2012 at 1:09 PM EDT

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will host its 3rd annual fundraiser titled “Fresh Food Face-Off: Local Chefs Compete for the Best Taste of Broome.”

The event will take place on August 15 from 6pm - 8pm in the Cutler Botanic Garden at 840 Upper Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905.

The Garden is owned and operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension-Broome County.

Tickets are $30 per person/ $50 per couple.

Guests are invited to roam the Cutler Botanic Garden and sample dishes prepared by chefs from: Binghamton University/Sodexo, Down to Earth Whole Foods, Remlik’s Bar and Grill, and The Beef.

Using fresh, local ingredients, area chefs will create delicious dishes and compete to win the coveted “Best Taste of Broome Award.” Food will be paired with beverages provided by: Black Bear Winery, Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars, Pleasant Valley Wine Company, The FarmHouse Brewery, Binghamton Brewing Company and Red Tail Ridge Winery. Engelbert Farms will provide cheeses.

Entertainment will be provided by Jared Campbell. Guests will have an opportunity to take a chance on themed baskets, including: Sports Lovers, Taste of Binghamton, Skaneateles Trip, Orlando Trip, Taste of Endicott, Gardeners Basket and many more!

Tickets may be purchased at CCE-BC, on our website at www.ccebroomecounty.com or at the event. Please contact Beth Roberts at 607-772-8953 or bar75@cornell.edu.