TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - For the seventh year, Park Heights Restaurant presented a unique fundraiser benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of North Mississippi.
Taking it's basic theme from the popular Food Network show, “Chopped”, four local chefs worked hard to prepare a three-course meal from a mystery basket of ingredients.
Chefs were chosen from around the community.
Tickets for the event were $100.
Guest also had a chance to vote for their favorite chef by making donations to the Boys and Girls Club.
This year's celebrity judges included Clay Coleman of Clay’s House of Pig, Mitch McCamey of Kermit’s Outlaw Kitchen, and Kim Dill of TeleSouth Media.
People watched the chefs prepare the meals on large screen televisions placed throughout the restaurant.
Guest ate the meals with the same mystery basket ingredients prepared by Park Heights staff.
Judges judged the courses based on creativity, presentation, taste, and the use of ingredients in the mystery basket.
The event raised $14,184.
All proceeds went to the Boys and Girls Club of North Mississippi.
It is used for operations, supplies for club members, and general funding.
The winner for Judges' Choice was Kristy Luse.
The winner for Peoples' Choice was Chuck Pignuolo.