$100,000 Culinary Battle Races Into Indy

Jul 30, 2020 | 2020 Final Table, Chefs, Culinary Crossroads, Events

Indianapolis may be best known for hosting the world’s largest outdoor sporting event, the Indianapolis 500, but the city will also host the grand finale of the world’s largest culinary competition. The World Food Championship Final Table will take place in Indianapolis August 8 and 9 with three rounds of competition and one competitor winning the $100,000 grand prize.

The ten Champions who will compete at the Final Table include:

Lidia Hadaddian, two-time Category Champion from Pasadena, California

Jodi Taffel, 2019 Bacon World Champion from Altadena, California

Matthew Statham, 2019 World Chef Champion from Fultondale, Alabama

Morgan Cheek, 2019 World Burger Champion from Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Ryan Hegland, 2019 World Steak Champion from Lakeville, Minnesota

Josh Cooper, 2019 World Seafood Champion from Tallahassee, Florida

Kelli Fairchild-Cochran, two-time Sandwich Champion from Merced, California

Evette Rahman, two-time Dessert Champion from Orlando, Florida

Rocky Julianelle, 2019 World Open Chili Champion from East Haven, Connecticut

Ryan Murphy, 2019 World Barbecue Champion from Kansas City, Missouri


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