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Ready for an afternoon of outdoorsy fun and skillet-mania with REI and Brightest Young Things?

Join us on July 22 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Wundergarten
for a day dedicated to everyone’s favorite cast iron cooking utensil – the skillet!

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SKILLET ONLY cooking showdowns with an amateur chef round and a professional chef round!

Our Pro Chef Competitors: 
Watch the chefs from some of your favorite restaurants duke it out for true skillet supremacy for the non-profit of their choice! Featuring:

Chef Jesse Miller – Executive Chef at Bar Pilar
Competing for Chesapeake Conservancy

Chef Matt Delano – Executive Chef at Summer House Santa Monica & Stella Barra
Competing for Washington Area Bicyclists Association

Chef Darryl Boyd – Chef de Cuisine at Pasture
Competing for the Shenandoah National Park Trust

Chef Rebecca Hassell – Executive Chef at Shakshuka Shack
Competing for the Potomac Conservancy

Chef Michael Kiss – Chef at Sospeso
Competing for City Kids Wilderness Project

Our Skillet Battle Judges:
Tasked with the difficult job of tasting the chef’s final scrumptious concoctions

Laura Hayes
City Paper Food Editor & Young & Hungry Columnist

Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley

Executive Chef & Partner at Smoked & Stacked and Season 13 Top Chef Finalist

Chef Johnny Spero

Executive Chef at Columbia Room

One lucky guest will receive the opportunity to be an official skillet fest judge and taste all the dishes!

Live Music From:
Nick & Luke
Tiffany Shanta
All New Genetically Altered Jug Band

Saturday, July 22nd
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
1101 First St NE
Washington DC 20002
Free admission! No RSVP required!

21+ please! All others must be accompanied by a parent  or guardian

+sweet games, photobooth, awesome prizes,
+cold beer, food sampling from local and national foodstuff purveyors
+live music!

And something special from our friends:

Urban Stems

Tastings from our friends:


Route 11 Potato Chips

Gordy’s Pickle Jar

Berg Bites

Blue Ridge Bucha

Good To-Go

Jrink Juicery


Whole Foods Market

S & S Maple Camp

Dolci Gelati

Check out Skillet Battle on Facebook
Mark your calendars and see you on July 22nd!