Harford County’s AAUW to host its 5th annual Food Fight fundraiser May 19

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Harford County’s AAUW is hosting its 5th annual Food Fight at Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace on May 19 to raise money for scholarships for women. Here are the details:

Food Fight for Scholarships

THE 5th Annual Harford County’s AAUW Food Fight is scheduled for Monday, May 19 at the beautiful Vandiver Inn. Located at 301 S. Union Street in Havre de Grace the event will begin at 6:30 pm. Chef’s from DuClaw’s, Manor Tavern, MacGregors and Pairings Bistro will compete in a culinary competition which is a hybrid of Iron Chef and Chopped. Previous years’ winners have been Chef Kristina from the Laurrapin Grille (2010 & 2011) and Chef Travis from Manor Tavern (2012 &2013).

 

 In one hour’s time, the chefs will create an appetizer and an entrée utilizing food from a pantry as well as a mystery box.

 

Judges will evaluate the food on presentation, originality, use of the mystery box’s items and taste. The winner will receive a handsome plaque as well as “bragging rights”.

 

Tickets for judges are $35 and are limited to 30 participants. However, there will be plenty of seats for the audience and those tickets are $5 for students, $7 for adults and $20 for a family of 4 or more. Food and drinks as well as a cash bar will be available for purchase by all. Attendees will receive a swag bag and will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a basket filled with food, kitchen items and gift cards valued at over $500.

 

All proceeds will go towards scholarships for deserving women to pursue their dream of higher education. To see a synopsis of the 2012 Food Fight held at Harford Community College go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cQe_LCiKH8 . For questions about the event or to purchase tickets go to aauw.foodfight@gmail.com.

 

The American Association of University Women is a national non-profit which advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.