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3/19 – Round ONE: Ceviche Chef Showdown

Ceviche Chef Showdown

Join fellow foodies for an unforgettable evening of ceviche madness. 9 rockstar chefs will compete for the title of Ceviche Master 2018 in this two-part competition.


Round One – Elimination: $25.00
March 19th, 7pm-9pm

Enjoy delicious bites as a panel of Celebrity Judges use blind tastings to shortlist 3 top chefs vying for the title of Ceviche Master 2018. The top three shortlisted winners will present their dish on April 29th at 12:00 PM at ArtWalk in Vanguard Culture‘s experiential pop-up art tent, The SPACE.

Celebrity Judges include Chef Flor Franco (Berry Good Foundation, FRANCO on Fifth), Fernando Gaxiola (Baja Wine + Food); Chef Lauren Lawless (Food Network, MasterChef Season 8)

Refreshments available for purchase. Wine from the Valle de Guadalupe provided by Baja Wine + Food.


Round Two – Main Event: FREE
April 29th, 12pm-2pm at ArtWalk San Diego

Join fellow art supporters and foodies in Vanguard Culture’s experiential pop-up art tent, The SPACE. Enjoy samples of the 3 delicious ceviche recipes shortlisted from Round One of our Ceviche Chef Showdown and cast your vote for the Ceviche Master 2018. No registration required. Space is limited to first come, first served. While supplies last.

Visit www.VanguardCulture.com for more information.

Competing Chefs:

Chef Daniella de la Puente- La Cocina Secreta

Juan Carlos Récamier – The Ceviche House

Chef Jorge A. Fuentes – Mariscos German Beyer

Chef Luis Moreno Gil – Andares de la Baja

Chef Karla Navarro – Salicornia

Chef Manuel Julia’ – KARBO’

Chef Mario Medina – The Main Course

Chef Stevan Novoa – NV Personal Dining

Chef Aaron Obregon – Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa

Vanguard Culture

Vanguard Culture is an online media entity designed for culturally savvy, socially conscious individuals. We provide original interviews and reviews of the people, places, and events that make up San Diego’s thriving arts and culture community, as well as curated snapshots of the week’s best, most inspiring and unique cultural and culinary events. We believe in making a difference in the world, supporting San Diego’s vibrant visual and performing arts community and bringing awareness to important social and community causes.