Celebrate the taste of summer at Kirkland Uncorked by watching the annual Grill-Off Competition, cooking classes in the Tasting Garden, plus bite-sized feasts from Eastside restaurants.
Donned in red chef jackets in honor of event beneficiary The Hope Heart Institute, three chefs will face off in the highly anticipated Grill-Off Saturday at 5:00pm in the Tasting Garden! Watch as three Pudget Sound culinary legends, go head-to-head and compete for glory as the Grill-Off winner!
Learn grilling tips from the pros at the Kirkland Uncorked grilling demonstrations. Taking place inside the Tasting Garden with Lake Washington as the backdrop, chefs will share their signature recipes and cooking secrets.
6:00pm-7:00pm: Lauren Thompson
1:00pm-2:00pm: Benjamin Riggs, Fall City Roadhouse
3:00pm-4:00pm: Cynthia Nims
4:00pm-5:00pm: Jan Z. Parker
Taste and sample some of the enticing bite-sized feasts that Kirkland and Northwest restaurants have to offer. Taking place in the Tasting Garden, restaurant samples will be available throughout the weekend.
We encourage you to come to the Restaurant Samplings early, as these delicious bites are only available while supplies last.
Anthony's Homeport Kirkland
Earls Kitchen and Bar
Fall City Roadhouse
Hector's Bar and Grill
Moksha Indian Cuisine
Rain City Catering
Redmond's Bar and Grill