Calling all Philly cheesesteak fanatics! This Sunday, from 2-5pm, City Eats and Hotel Palomar will host the Third Annual Cheesesteak Challenge: High Steaks! Block Party at the Hotel’s restaurant, Square 1682. Chef Guillermo Tellez, along with 12 of the city’s top chefs, will present their own renditions of Philly’s iconic sandwich. Radio host Matt Cord and cheesesteak legend Tony Luke will judge the challenge and crown the cheesesteak champion. Attendees will have a chance to sample each chef’s version, as well as local beers from Victory Brewing. Live entertainment will also be provided by Technical V.
Tickets are on sale for $17, with proceeds going to Philadelphia Academies, a nonprofit organization that aims to expand life and economic options for Philadelphia public school students through career-focused programming.
But thanks to City Eats, The Unpaid Gourmet has free tickets to give away to 3 lucky readers! To win a free ticket, be one of the first 3 readers to leave a comment, telling me your favorite spot for cheesesteaks in Philly. Each winner will receive 2 tickets to Sunday’s challenge and will be notified by email. Good luck!