Two Outstanding Chefs, Only One Winner in Culinary Battle by Lynette Carrington Two Outstanding Chefs, Only One Winner in South of the Border Showdown July 31 Chef Anthony Serrano of El Palacio Restaurant & Cantina and Chef Salvatore Zappone of Zappone’s Italian Bistro will go toe-to-toe in a fierce and tasty competition and one chef will take home the prize! The South of the Border Showdown will take place at 5 p.m., Sunday, July 31.The delicious competition will feature dishes from Mexico and Argentina. Each chef will prepare two appetizers, two entrees and two desserts complete with three wine and cocktail pairings. Everyone attending the showdown will get one vote and one chef will emerge victorious! The South of the Border Showdown will take place at Zappone’s Italian Bistro located at 1652 N. Higley Rd., Gilbert. The ticket price for this festive and fierce competition is $65 and is all-inclusive. Come enjoy some delectable new entrees, discover some new wines and spirits and get ready to cast your vote! To purchase your tickets and join the fun for the South of the Border Showdown click here.