The galleys of our visiting ships aren’t strangers to good food and they have the chefs ready to prove it! Held at Saengerfest Park, 2300 Strand, this daily competition will feature chefs from four of our fleet as they tackle a daily secret ingredient, celebrity judges, and each other.

Come cheer on your favorite ship as they compete for cash prizes and bragging rights of being the 2018 Tall Ships® Galveston Top Chef!

The Tall Ships Top Chef Competition is supported by Kitchen Chick and Randalls.

COOKOFF SCHEDULE

FRIDAY: APPETIZER ROUND

Begins at 1:30 pm. Chefs will be given mystery ingredients to incorporate into an appetizer to present to the judges. They will have thirty minutes and access to a pantry of ingredients to cook and plate their first course. Judges will have 15 minutes to taste each chefs appetizer and eliminate one chef. The remaining three chefs will return on Saturday for the Entrée round.

SATURDAY: ENTREE ROUND

Begins at 1:30 pm. Chefs will be given mystery ingredients to incorporate into an entree to present to the judges. They will have thirty minutes and access to a pantry of ingredients to cook and plate their second course. Judges will have 15 minutes to taste each chefs appetizer and eliminate one chef. The final two chefs will return on Sunday for the Entrée round.

SUNDAY: DESSERT ROUND

Begins at 1:30 pm. Chefs will be given mystery ingredients to incorporate into a dessert to present to the judges. They will have thirty minutes and access to a pantry of ingredients to cook and plate their third course. Judges will have 15 minutes to taste each chefs dessert and choose a winner.

COMPETING SHIPS & CHEFS
Caleb Winberry
PICTON CASTLE

Donna Vestuti
OLIVER HAZARD PERRY

Richard Bosch
OOSTERSCHELDE

Rosemary Obrien
ELISSA

CELEBRITY JUDGES

Mila Buckley
The Hangry Woman

Anthony Compofelice
Subtle Foodie

Houston Hotspots

  • Matt Fiala
  • Saagar Patel
  • Marissa Ha

Bailey Glover

Ryanne Duzich Culberson and Rosmond Duzich Thormahlen – Farley Girls Cafe

Lori Weller

More to come!

3 Responses

  1. Carolyn Payne

    Sounds like some good grub will be coming from these galley pirate, mutiny in the galley !
    Probably a little bounty with ingredients being confiscated 🦑🦀🦑🐋🐠🐟🐬🦈⛵️⛵️⚓️⚓️

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