Octoberfest at the Beach: Chef showdown, music and more to benefit The Jefferson School

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Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats Executive Chef Kevin Downing, prepares his culinary creations for over 400 attendees at last year’s Chef Showdown event.

REHOBOTH BEACH – Some of the area’s finest culinary creations will be part of the Octoberfest at the Beach, set for Friday, October 30.

The event will benefit The Jefferson School in Georgetown.

Attendees and celebrity judges will not only vote for their favorite dishes prepared by local executive chefs, but they can also partake in an open bar, live music by the Keith White Duo and 3C North, Dogfish Head beer and spirits, and an auction. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Those in costume have a chance to win a prize drawing.

Celebrity judges Dana Herbert, winner of TLC Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker, and Nicole Gaffney, Food Network Star Finalist will judge Chef Showdown creations.

Attendees get to vote, too.

Executive chefs from local area establishments participating in the Chef Showdown include Bluecoast Seafood Grill, Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, Espuma/Beachside/Pilot Town Fish Company, Lupo Italian Kitchen, Mio Fratello, Sweet Serenity Chocolates, The Backyard, The Pickled Pig Pub, and The Upper Crust.

Community Bank, Dogfish Head Brewing and Eats, Fifth Grade Class of The Jefferson School, and Keiper & Associates, Inc. are all top sponsors of Octoberfest at the Beach, which will be held at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center beginning at 6 p.m.

Tickets include open bar, food samples for voting, live music, and auction participation. Tickets cost $35 (plus processing fee) in advance and $45 day of/at the door.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.JeffersonSchool.com/events.  For more information, contact The Jefferson School at 856-3300.

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