Teams Sought for Wein and Saengerfest Chef Showdown Competition

New Braunfels, Texas – The City of New Braunfels invites amateur chefs to participate in the 14th annual Wein and Saengerfest Chef Showdown competition. The event is scheduled for Saturday, May 6th in Historic Downtown New Braunfels.
“The Chef Showdown in an exciting event where participants are challenged to create an on the spot dish
using a mystery basket of ingredients,” said Matt Eckmann, Chef Showdown Chair. “Chefs and their Sous Chef will
have 20 minutes to prepare a dish, using a propane grill with a side burner, that compliments a mystery wine.”
Chefs are judged on the taste, creativity, dish presentation, wine pairing, performance under pressure and
cleanliness of their dish. Event registration is free and limited to eight competitive teams. The deadline to register is
Friday, April 21st.
For more information, rules and criteria contact Matt Eckmann at, or 830-221-
4089, or download the registration packet from