Tampa’s Top Chef Pumpkin Fight to Take Place at Epicurean Hotel Oct. 27-29 Tampa Bay chefs compete in a pumpkin carving contest to benefit Feeding Tampa Bay

Posted: October 1, 2016

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Mainsail Lodging, Epicurean Hotel and Feeding Tampa Bay are pleased to sponsor the third-annual Top Chef Pumpkin Fight, a pumpkin carving contest between the area’s top chefs, with all the proceeds benefitting Feeding Tampa Bay.

The pumpkin carvings will be on display in the lobby of the Epicurean Hotel Oct. 27-29. During this time, the community is invited to come in and vote for their favorite pumpkin. A $5 donation with each vote is appreciated. Voting ends at 5 p.m. on Oct. 29 and the winning chef will be announced that evening at the Epicurean’s Monster Splash party. One voter will be selected by random drawing to win lunch or dinner for two at all participating Tampa restaurants.

Epicurean Hotel – 1207 South Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606

Thursday, Oct. 27 through Saturday, Oct. 29

Participating restaurants include:

Bella’s Italian Café Eddie V’s Pelagia Trattoria
Birch & Vine FarmTable Kitchen Piquant
Bern’s Steak House Haven Restaurant BT
Cask Irish 31 Roux
Cena Locale Market Taps American Brasserie-Intl. Plaza
Datz Marriott Waterside The Mill
Cigar City Brewery Parkshore Grill Z Grille
Cru Cellars

Feeding Tampa Bay and the Epicurean Hotel will also have pumpkins on display.

Founded in 1982, Feeding Tampa Bay is the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community, serving a food-insecure population of more than 700,000 people in a 10-county area.

The Epicurean Hotel is a collaboration between Mainsail Lodging & Development and the legendary Bern’s Steak House, and was the first newly constructed property in the United States to join the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International, Inc.

Kelly Prieto, APR – Hayworth Public Relations
(813) 318-9611 / [email protected]

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Kelly Prieto, APR
Vice President
Hayworth Public Relations
(813) 318-9611
[email protected]