Chef's Throwdown - Hotel Del

On October 21st on the oceanside lawn at the iconic Hotel Del Coronado, attendees were part of an unforgettable evening of epicurean splendor showcasing the talents of over 30 of the best chefs from San Diego and Baja at the annual Grand Chef Throwdown from 5:30pm-11:30pm. 

The progressive event, took place seaside and brought together local fashionable foodies and a Culinary Council of celebrity top chefs and food critics, awarding the Chef Flor Franco Awards for Culinary Excellence. Guests enjoyed chef tastings, both savory and sweet creations and sips from wineries on both sides of the border, followed by a two-course gourmet dinner in the Oceanfront Ballroom.

Photography by Travis Land