Chefs from popular restaurants around the region are coming to McComb to strut their stuff to benefit a great cause on Thursday night, when Shuffle to the Chefs returns.

The annual benefit event for St. Andrew’s Mission will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Mill event space in McComb and will feature food from 21 professional and amateur chefs.

Tickets to the event are $100 and available at PJ’s Coffee of McComb, Selman’s Jewelers-Gemologist, and St. Andrew’s Mission.

Organizer Betsy Murrell said the gathering provides opportunity for people throughout the community to try food from local restaurants while supporting St. Andrew’s.

“I think it’s a great opportunity for these restaurants to get their specialties out there,” she said. “And I’m excited about the new layout.”

She said this year the items to be auctioned off will be placed in the center of the room, a change from previous configurations.

Local staples will be there.

Mr. Whisker’s will be serving blackened and grilled catfish tacos and coleslaw.

McAlisters will serve sweet teach and club sandwiches.

The Mallard will serve a drink called a “chocolate shot.”

La Mariposa of Magnolia will serve seafood gumbo.

Performance Food Group will serve garlic butter sirloin steak with cheddar grits.

Sam Sanders will serve fried cheesy creole risotto bits.

Sugar Rush Bakery of Summit will serve an assortment of king cakes.

Cena Italian of Hammond, La., will serve lamb meatballs with spicy tomato parmesan polenta and goat cheese garnished with mint.

Other participants include the Broadway Deli. Broma’s and Mitchell’s Catering, Gator Signs, McComb Market, Pot Belly’s, Georgia Blue, the Sweet Tooth Cafe, White Pillars, Paul Brock, The Caboose, Velma Jean’s Chicken and Waffles, Jolimar and Tortilla Soup.

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