Good Causes: Brainfood Grill-Off

Majestic chef Shannon Overmiller cooks with a Brainfood student at last year's Grill-Off.

WHAT: The fourth annual Brainfood Grill-Off, with food, drinks and great auction items

WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, June 10, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Decatur House Museum

DETAILS: Brainfood does an amazing job teaching life skills to DC high school students through cooking and food, and the annual Grill-Off raises important funds for the group. Teams of Brainfood students, local chefs and community members compete in an Iron Chef-style competition. Tickets are $75. Get 'em before they sell out here!

Participating chefs are Daniel Giusti of 1789, Kevin Villalovos of Cure, Teddy Folkman of Granville Moore's, Glenn Babcock of Nage, Kyle Bailey of Birch & Barley, Dean Gold of Dino, Shannon Overmiller of The Majestic, and Bryan Moscatello of Zola and Potenza. Leon Harris of ABC 7 will MC the event, and Metrocurean will return as a judge.

Event-goers will enjoy food, drinks and a silent auction, including:
• Dinner for two with Tom Sietsema, food critic for The Washington Post
• Private cooking class for 10, with breakfast pastries, lunch and wine with 1789 chef Daniel Giusti and pastry chef Travis Olson
• Italian dinner for eight with wine pairings at Potenza with chef Bryan Moscatello
• Guided wine tasting with light snacks for eight at Dino

Get your tickets here.