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History Bites

March 9 @ 6:30 PM

A food-tasting event of HISTORIC proportions! Hampton Roads’ top restaurants, caterers, and culinary schools will prepare their best interpretations of 19th-century dishes at this fan-favorite event. Guests can sip and savor while mingling with others—including Abraham Lincoln—and vote for favorite entrees, sides and desserts. Dozens of delicious dishes will be enjoyed throughout the evening. Cooks will compete for the coveted Cast-Iron Skillet Awards, including People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice.

$35/Museum Members; $45/General admission

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Restaurants, Caterers culinary schools:

The Catering Company of Williamsburg

Chef by Design

Cooking Lady Catering

Creative Catering of Virginia

Custom Culinary Connections


Gallina Grosso

The Gourmet Gang

Traditions Catering

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March 9
6:30 PM


The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222