‘Taste’ Cook-off

Taste of Tobacco Road Cookbook Cook-off

This event has been canceled.  Please stay tuned as we reformat this event for summer 2019. 


Sponsored by the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties

Sunday, January 27, 2019

1pm – 4pm
Barrel Culture Brewing
4913 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713
Featuring music by Barrett Brooks and Brightleaf.

Local amateur chefs will offer up their best recipes in one of the following categories (appetizers, main dishes, desserts, and people’s choice) to be judged by local celebrity chefs and event attendees. Grab your friends and come out to the Taste Cook-off to experience good food, drinks and entertainment while also supporting a local cause!

purchase tickets
Ticket Pricing:
$30/person online (includes 2 drink tickets) -or- $35/person at the door
$45/person online (includes 2 drink tickets & a cookbook) -or- $50/person at the door
(discounted online ticket pricing available until Jan. 20)

Contestant Forms:

Are you known among your family and friends for your amazing cooking or baking skills? Do you love to cook and compete? Think you have what it takes to beat out other amateur chefs from the Durham/Chapel Hill area?

Enter the 2019 Taste Cook-off for a chance to win some fabulous prizes while also supporting the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties!

(Cost to enter = $20)
Contest Rules (PDF)
Participant Agreement and Release (PDF)
Food Safety Guidelines (PDF)