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Eat North presents Sashay, Fillet! 2019

Eat North presents Sashay, Fillet! 2019 Dates / Times 2019-08-29 to 2019-08-29 (19:00 to 23:00) Organization Eat North Type Single Day Community 119 12 Ave SWCalgary, ABT2R 0G8 403.266.4611 The worlds of culinary and drag shall collide once again this summer when Sashay, Fillet! returns on August 29 in support of Calgary Pride! Just like last year, chefs from five great Alberta restaurants will be paired up with local drag talents and put through a series of fun and interactive challenges onstage throughout the evening. Participating chefs in this year's event are Peter Paiva of Raw Bar, Eric Mah of Purlieu, Bridgette Bar's Sterling Cummings, Tracy Little of The Sensory (Canmore) and London Local's Lindsay Porter (Edmonton). Participating local drag performers paired up with talented line-up of chefs are Shane on You, Felicia Bonée, Elektra Kute, The Marvelous Mo B. Dick and Ivy League of Edmonton. Top Chef Canada judge and personality Mijune Pak returns to host the evening alongside Jaidynn Diore Fierce of Ru Paul's Drag Race season 7. The two co-hosts will help bring the evening to life alongside our star-studded judging panel headed up by Laila Mc Queen of Ru Paul's Drag Race, Today 101.5FM morning hosts Christy and Fraser and Toronto pastry chef Heather Mordue. New to the event are more complimentary canapé options created by the participating chefs as well as an extended welcome cocktail reception sponsored by Empress 1908 Gin and Village Brewery. In addition to a variety of creative drag-inspired cocktails created by the Hotel Arts bar team, non-alcoholic cocktail and beer options will also be available throughout the evening. Event-goers will be encouraged to visit the five delicious canapé stations around the ballroom in-between all of the action that will unfold on the main catwalk stage in the centre of the room. Onstage, the chef/drag performer pairs will work in tandem through a variety of challenges, both culinary and performance based and be eliminated one-by-one until a winning pair emerges. A limited number of VIP tickets are available and will allow people to access the event one hour before the doors open to general tickets holders (6PM-7PM). . Event Details. Location: 119 12 Ave SW, Calgary