FAQS: SHOWDOWN

  • How much are tickets?

Wednesday and Thursday: $125 each, or $1,150 for a table of ten
Friday and Saturday: $140 each, or $1,250 for a table of ten
Sunday: $85 each, or $750 for a table of ten

  • Can I get a refund for my ticket?

All ticket purchases are final.

  • Do I have to attend all 5 days?

No, tickets are sold on an individual day basis. However, you’re more than welcome to purchase tickets and join us for multiple days if you’d like! Tickets are valid only for the day that they have been purchased.

  • What does my ticket include?

Wednesday – Saturday
Each ticket includes valet, cocktail hour, light appetizers, four-course dinner including a sweet treat from Guilt Chocolates and wine pairings. If you’ve purchased a table for 10, all 10 guests will receive a ticket that includes the same items noted above. Tickets are valid for one day only.

Sunday
Each ticket includes valet, mimosas, Bloody Mary bar, light appetizers, four-course brunch including a sweet treat from Guilt Chocolates. If you’ve purchased a table for 10, all 10 guests will receive a ticket that includes the same items noted above. Tickets are valid for one day only.

  • What is the Savor Showdown?

The Savor Showdown puts a new twist on the dinner series events that you’ve come to love. Each day a pair of chefs will face off with another pair of chefs in the ultimate food fight to create an extraordinary four-course meal celebrating their culinary theme.

  • Who decides the winner of the Savor Showdown?

A panel of judges will crown a winning team each day and you decide who had the best dish of the day through the Diners’ Choice Award.

  • What does the theme mean?

Each showdown centers around a different culinary theme: pasta, seafood, meat lovers, veggie, and brunch. These themes provide the inspiration for the chefs and all dishes for the day will celebrate that day’s theme. For example, the Pasta Showdown will feature four dishes (one from each chef) all incorporating pasta.

  • Do I need to bring my ticket to the event?

Yes, please print out your ticket(s) and bring them with you to the event entrance. Guests without a ticket will not be allowed entrance.

  • Does Savor Showdown take place at the same venue all 5 days?

Yes, all 5 days of Savor Showdown will be held at the Great Lakes Culinary Center at 24101 W. 9 Mile Rd. in Southfield.

  • What do I do about parking?

Valet will be provided.

  • What time does the event start?

Wednesday – Saturday
6-7pm Cocktails and light appetizers
7-10pm Seated dinner

Sunday
11am-12pm Brunch cocktails
12-2pm Seated brunch

  • Does this event benefit charity?

Yes, a portion of event proceeds benefit charity.

  • What is the menu? Can I make a special request for my dish?

Menus will not be published in advance, and chefs will be unable to make modifications to their dishes.

  • What if I have a food allergy?

Please contact Mary Sutton and let her know about your food allergy at msutton@hour-media.com.

  • Need to reach the event organizer?

This is an Hour Detroit event. Contact Mary Sutton at msutton@hour-media.com, by mail at 5750 New King Drive, Suite 100, Troy, MI 48098, or by phone at 248-691-1800.