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25 Years of Cleveland's Finest *Giveaway*

Cleveland's Finest Hors d'Oeuvre Contest is celebrating 25 years and you can be a part of it!
On April 11th, 14 15 of Cleveland chef's (one more just added!) will be creating their best dish and battling for the title of Cleveland's Finest Hors d'Oeuvre. You will have the opportunity to sample all of the delicious appetizers and then vote for your favorite. 
This year’s fabulous line-up of chefs and restaurants include: 

  • A Taste of Excellence (Chef Adam Quick)
  • Berea Depot (Chef Scott Ita)
  • Cleveland Chop (Chef Dave Gutfranski)
  • Corleone’s Ristorante & Bar (Chef Marlon Mayorga)
  • Element 41 (Chef Paul Mendolera)
  • Hilton Garden Inn (Chef Joseph Novak)
  • Mallorca (Chef Eleazar)
  • Progressive Field/Delaware North Companies (Chef Howie Velie)
  • Punch Bowl Social (Chef Billy Crompton)
  • Sodexo at University Hospitals (Chef John Selick)
  • Tartine Bistro (Chef Michael Grieve)
  • Tree House/Clifton Barn (Chef Genevieve Larson)
  • The Woods Restaurant
  • Zack Bruell Events (Chef Al Ives)
  • And new addition MOMOCHO

There will be plenty of wine and beer tastings during the event, a table of great silent auction items, plus live music.

WHEN:   Thursday, April 11, 2019
             6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Progressive Field Terrace Club
              2401 Ontario Street, Cleveland

Tickets are $80 per person and are available online. You can also find our more information on Facebook.
Proceeds benefit Our Lady of the Wayside, which provides residential, transportation and day program services for over 950 children and adults with developmental disabilities. 900 Employees strong, the agency manages nearly 95 homes in over 45 communities throughout Northeast Ohio.
I'm giving away two complimentary tickets and you can enter by completing any or all of the following:

1. Leave a blog post comment telling me which restaurant you are most looking forward to trying.

2. Tweet the following:

I want to go to @OurLadyWayside 's #ClevelandsFinest2019 with @EatDrinkCLE. Learn more and enter here: #ThisisCLE

3. Head over to Instagram and complete the instructions in the post.

Giveaway ends March 27th. Good luck!

Mark your calendars now for another fabulous event: Grapes & Ale – Friday, June 14th. It's a party you don't want to miss!

** Disclaimer: I was given two tickets to giveaway and two for my personal use in exchange for helping promote this event. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own **


  1. Cleveland Chop!

  2. Really want to try Corleone’s!

  3. Cleveland Chop ... just like Angie above. My son highly recommended after Restaurant Week. Don't have a google account, but this is Kentgal90 on Instagram. Thanks - Laura

  4. Would love to try A Taste of Excellence ☺️

  5. The woods restaurant!

  6. Yessss, Punch Bowl Social! and Momocho! And Zack Bruell! And... can I just be excited about EVERYONE?!

  7. I’m most looking forward to Zach Bruell’s chef


Love to hear from you!