Bettendorf, Iowa (January 10, 2013) – Spend an afternoon watching talented award-winning chefs from the Quad Cities including the Isle’s own chef’s Matt Meadows and Jason Gomez, Chicago, and Des Moines compete on January 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. during our Winterfest Competition.
View amazing creations in candies, celebration cakes, wedding cakes, centerpieces, and ice carving. There will be an Isle chili sampling from Calypsos, Banquets, Farraddays’, Tradewinds. You can vote for your favorite Isle Chef’s chili. Proceeds from the chili competition voting will benefit Honor Flight of the Quad Cities.
The ice carving competition starts at 1 p.m. in the courtyard behind the hotel. The winner will be announced at 5 p.m.. Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa at our outdoor cocoa bar and stay warm by our outdoor fire pits while you watch professional carvers from all over the Midwest.
All other competitions take place in the Isle Center from 1 – 5pm. Beverages and concessions will be available for purchase. Visit our vodka luge while you are here.
Winterfest is sponsored by Reinhardt Food Service, Loffredo, King Food Service, and Midwest Imports.
This event is open to all ages. Seating is limited and tickets are free. Pick up free tickets for this event at the IsleOne Guest Service Center, Java Bay Trading in the hotel or online. To stay up-to-date on our other great food events scheduled at the Isle visit www.theislebettendorf.com.
Interested chefs should contact Matt Meadows at 563-359-7280 or 800-724-5825 for registration information. Registration cut off is January 20, 2013.
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Isle Casino Hotel – Iowa’s largest hotel complex in Bettendorf, Iowa is located on the Mississippi River with over 500 hotel rooms; three dining venues; and meeting and banquet space that seats over 1,500. The casino features 1,000 slots and 24 table games including live poker. Isle Casino Hotel is one of 15 casinos owned and operated by Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., and is dedicated to providing its customers with an exceptional gaming and entertainment experience.