Join us for the tasting event of the season! Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Carpenter's Cook-Off invites 25 of the area's best restaurants to duke it out for awards and bragging rights.
This year, Carpenter's is honoring those who made Cook-Off a signature event. Join us in celebrating Val Hawkins, Lee Fifer, and The Birchmere while sampling endless tables of delicious food. You can cast your vote for your favorite dish along with our three distinguished chef judges, George Pagonis, Emily Sprissler, and Vikrim Sunderam and see who walks away with the tops awards. Enjoy live music by the Alpha Dog Blues Band, a great atmosphere, a live auction, and best of all—support the critical work of Carpenter's Shelter!