Last year, the trophy was awarded to a waiter from Cafe Lily in Decatur.
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Judging the participants on speed, service and style this year will be TV host Lynn Smith, writer Carolyn O'Neil, TV and radio host Dana Barrett, beauty expert Nyssa Green, veteran dining critic Christiane Lauterbach and the executive chef at Cape Dutch Restaurant, Philippe Haddad.
The race, hosted by Le Bilboquet Atlanta, begins at 5 p.m. A summer block party with live entertainment, outdoor cocktail bars, food tasting stations, children’s games and a bocce court will be held before and after the race, beginning at 3 p.m. and ending at 7 p.m.
Registration is $25 per waiter. Each participant should wear the uniform from their restaurant and will be given a race bib with an assigned race number.
The race is produced by nonprofit The Industry Fund; all proceeds will benefit the Giving Kitchen.
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