Twenty finalists from all over the world will be in Austin on Saturday to compete in the 2016 Food+City Challenge Prize Showcase Day.
A panel of 17 judges will evaluate the finalists and select the winners of $50,000 in prize money and perks from Food+City partners. The showcase day runs from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and is free to attend and open to the public. RSVP through Eventbrite. The event will be held at the McCombs School of Business on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
The panel of judges include Bob Metcalfe, professor of engineering, innovation and entrepreneurship at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, Martin Berson, founder of Snap Kitchen, Edwin Marty, food policy manager for the Office of Sustainability of the City of Austin, Claire England, executive director of Central Texas Angel Network, Randy Evans, HEB Director and Executive Chef for Restaurants and 12 other experts in the fields of food, nutrition and innovation.