Philadelphia, PA - The best chefs and restaurants in the Philadelphia area will return to Morgan's Pier Thursday, May 26th, from 6-9 pm for The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA), The 8th annual Guac Off event.
Manna's 8th Annual Guac Off Kicks Off Summer At Morgan's Pier
The event will bring together hundreds of guests to sample over a dozen varieties of guacamole, enjoy drink specials and help crown the much anticipated 2022 Guac Master. Two winners will be selected, one chosen by a panel of judges and the other by a people's choice vote.
Chefs from a dozen restaurants will present their most creative guacamole recipes for guests and the judges to taste and vote for the 2022 Guac Master. Several of Philadelphia's top restaurants will be participating in this year's Guac Off, including Buena Onda, Cantina Feliz, Cafe Ynez, Distrito, Juno Mexican Grill, Morgan's Pier, Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar, Rosy's Taco Bar, Sor Ynez, Revolution Taco, Taqueria Amor, Jose Pistola's, Sancho Pistola's, and Pistolas Del Sur.
The Judge's Choice award will be presented by a panel of guacamole experts, including James Beard award-winner Chef Jose Garces, Chef Jen Carroll of Carroll Couture Cuisine, Emmy-award winning reporter and CBS3 anchor Pat Gallen, 92.5 XTU weekday host Nicole Michalik, NBC10 lifestyle and entertainment reporter Aunyea Lachelle, and MANNA's Director of Operations Chef Eric Gantz.
The Presenting Sponsor for the 2022 Guac Off is Performance Foodservice – New Jersey. Giordano Garden Groceries serve as the Silver Sponsor and PJP as this year's Bronze Sponsor. Proceeds from the annual event will benefit MANNA's mission to prepare and deliver meals to individuals battling critical illnesses.