Osvaldo Ayala of Lefty’s Alley & Eats takes his turn during the Chef Throwdown.
Enjoying a tasty summer treat from Summer J Pops owner Queon Jackson, center, are Jen Clem, left, and Amy Antos.
Rita Mikuchens, left, of Blackwall at the Beach serves a crab plate to Michael Dorman.
Business partners Karen Howard Sposato and Tony Sposato of Sposato Wines serve up a variety of their wines at the event.
Christine Kirkley, left, and Debbie Berger bid on a shoulder bag at the silent auction.
Silent auction Chair Judy Rayner, left, and Francie Crosby are proud of their efforts to raise funds during the event.
Christina Bennett, right, is served a treat by Shorebreak Lodge’s Stephano Roussos.
Kim Derbyshire, left, and Amy Herz work the Breakthru Beverage Group booth.
Working the Global 14 table are (l-r) Lauren Blades, Riley Blatzheim, Tia Sexton and John Speziale.
Nationally known artist Keith Mack plays a Steely Dan song at the entertainment tent.
Having a great time are locals (l-r) Karen and Tom Seibel, and David and Deb Cumberland.
Enjoying the event are (l-r) Dr. Erik Stancofski, Karen Howard Sposato and Hiba Stancofski.
Locals enjoying the Frankly Organic Vodka bar are (l-r) Sally Ghabour, Melissa Hitchens, Kimberly Makowski, Laura Balback and Geri Dickerson.
Chef Throwdown host Michael Sprouse speaks with event judge Matt Kern.
Taking care of the Frankly Organic Vodka and Van Gogh are (l-r) Corey Galotta, Justin Kotlowski, Elizabeth Cardona and Nick Boody.
The Surf side of the Surf and Turf Chef Throwdown includes (l-r) Frank Dubinski of Plate and Palette, Osvaldo Ayala of Lefty’s Alley & Eats, and Franco Brattoli of Two Meatballs.
The Turf side of the Chef Throwdown includes (l-r) Kathleen Hy of Salt Air, Frederick Lee of Beebe Healthcare and former 14 Global chef John Speziale.
Peggy Raley-Ward of Nassau Valley Vineyards, left, gives information to Rick Gardner as tasting room manager Wes Patton pours his vino.
Two Meatballs staff work their table. Shown are (l-r) Franco Brattoli, Nicki Sellers and owner Artie Ercolino.
From Jerry Longo’s at Dover Downs are (l-r) Kenny Boggs, Erik Krasts and Carol Ellis.
Brittany Sapp, left, and Shannon O’Brien work the Breakthru Beverage booth which included the Palm by Whispering Angel.
Bernabe Arquecs, left, and Jesus Hernandez make some tasty plates from Fins.
Chef Throwdown host Michael Sprouse has fun with the judges.
Franco Brattoli from Two Meatballs chops some summer squash.
Frederick Lee of Beebe Healthcare starts the Surf group during the Chef Throwdown.
Founder and organizer of the Southern Delaware Wine, Food & Music Festival Stacy LaMotta, left, introduces Chef Throwdown host Michael Sprouse.
Founder and organizer of the Southern Delaware Wine, Food & Music Festival Stacy LaMotta, left, shares the mic with Chef Throwdown host Michael Sprouse.
Founder and organizer of the Southern Delaware Wine, Food & Music Festival Stacy LaMotta, right, describes the food being prepared by Two Meatballs chef Franco Brattoli.