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November Twin Cities NACE Meeting 2018

November 07, 2018
5:00 PM CST to 8:00 PM CST
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Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington
3900 American Blvd W.
Bloomington, MN 55437

 Twin Cities NACE CHOPPED Competition

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Hilton Minneapolis - Bloomington
494 and France Avenue

5:00PM – 8:00PM

Join Twin Cities NACE and our celebrity judges, Falen from KDWB, her husband Jake, and Sue Zelickson of WCCO for a night of culinary competition and insight on what is trending in the Twin Cities culinary market. November's meeting isn't one you'll want to miss.

5:00PM – Registration + Social Hour + 2018 Holiday Silent Auction
Watch our social media posts for a sneak peek of auction items!

Also enjoy Butler Passed Hot Toddy Shooters with Hilton's Roof Top Honey

6:00PM – Chopped Culinary Competition
6:30PM - Dinner + Local Celebrity Judges score each team's dish


Shredded Vegetable Salad with Spicy Miso Vinaigrette and Chili Spiced Peanuts

Grilled Salmon with Thai Red Pepper Sauce, Lime Vinaigrette, Jasmine Rice, Carrots, and Pea Pods

Coconut Cake wth Tropical Fruit

7:00PM - Insight from judges on food trends, trending dining and catering experiences in the Twin Cities, and how to create dishes that guests will want to photograph

7:30PM - Elections for Twin Cities NACE Board of Directors for 2019 - 2021
7:45PM - Winning Chopped team announced + silent auction checkout

Meet the Celebrity Judges

Jake and Falen

While you may know her best from KDWD, Falen has been working on more than just radio!
Falen & Jake are the average couple that like to go out and experience good food and fun activities. They run the Instagram account, @mouthmeetsmpls
which is filled with great food and decent puns. They took that same light-hearted vibe and translated it into a show, “Festivals, Fairs and Food Trucks”
on YouTube. They aren’t experts, so it's a look at these experiences through the eyes and stomach of the average festival, fair or food truck goer.  

Sue Zelickson

James Beard Award winner, Sue Zelickson works closely with local and national chefs, restaurant owners,
food purveyors and cookbook authors for her monthly column in Minnesota Monthly. Sue has been part of the Minnesota
Monthly Food & Wine Experience since its inception in1994. In addition, Sue is the founder of Women Who Really
Cook and Kid's Cafe at Perspectives Family Center. Her deep passion for getting the community involved in
the food world is what makes it so fun and meaningful for her to take part and attend the multiple food and wine events each year.

Ticket Pricing

$55.00 Member Ticket
$60.00 Associate Member (Same Company)
$70.00 Non-Member Ticket

Thank you to our amazing venue, Hilton Minneapolis / Bloomington for hosting this event!

Please Note:
Cancellation/No-Show Policy:  Cancellations received five business days prior to the event are refunded the registration fee.  No refunds
will be issued for cancellations recieved five business days prior to the event.  No-Shows will be invoiced for any
unpaid registration fees.  We enforce this policy in respect to our guaranteed counts to our sponsors, vendors and venues.  


Mailing Address
Twin Cities NACE
100 South 1st Street
P.O. Box 580365
Minneapolis, MN 55401



$55.00 Member Ticket
$65.00 after 8:00 pm November 2

$60.00 Associate Member Ticket (Same Company)
$70.00 after 8:00 pm November 2

$70.00 Non-Member Ticket
$80.00 after 8:00 pm November 2

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