NCRLA Chef Showdown

The North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association (NCRLA) proclaimed the winners of the fourth annual NCRLA Chef Showdown on September 30 at Angus Barn’s Bay 7. Steven Goff of AUX Bar in Asheville won NCRLA Chef of the Year, Jamie Turner of Earl’s Grocery and Soul Food Sessions in Charlotte earned NCRLA Pastry Chef of the Year and Johnny Burritt, representing Apothecary Beverage Company in Asheville, took home NCRLA Mixologist of the Year.

photography by Eamon Queeney

Lynn Minges, Johnny Burritt, Steven Goff, Heidi Billotto, Debbie Word, Jamie Turner, Vinay Patel