About the Tournament: Location


The GrandThe Grand Baltimore
225 N Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

The Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament is thrilled to partner with The Grand Baltimore for the eighth running of our unique one-of-a-kind chef competition. This year’s tournament will be held in this beautiful historic venue conveniently located in the Inner Harbor on Charles Street.

The evening will begin with Happy Hour, featuring drink specials, complimentary hors d’oeuvres prepared by The Grand’s in-house chef, and complimentary wine tastings conducted by experts from local Maryland winemaker Boordy Vineyards. Attendees will also have the opportunity to purchase additional food from a special menu prepared just for the Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament.

After Happy Hour, attendees will relax and enjoy the beautiful ambiance of the Marble Ballroom, and expert service of The Grand’s staff, while watching the tournament unfold right in front of them in our two fully-equipped kitchens set-right on the ballroom floor. Complimentary wine tastings will be conducted each evening, highlighting different top-label wines. Attendees will also enjoy complimentary coffee and dessert to complete their evening.

The Grand Baltimore is conveniently located in the Inner Harbor on Charles Street, and is connect via skywalk to the Embassy Suite by Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor.

Garage parking is available right next door to The Grand for $5 after 6pm. The daily garage rate is $16. In addition The Embassy Suites offers valet parking on St. Paul Street for $34.

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About The Grand Baltimore
Embrace the rich tradition and elegant history of Baltimore at The Grand. With a storied history, The Grand is one of the most distinct, sophisticated, and unique event venues in Baltimore. The original building that The Grand now calls home was first built in 1866, and was the headquarters for the Maryland Freemasons for over 130 years. Today, The Grand embraces its rich culture and offers guests a chance to create their own history in lavish style.

Upscale and opulent, The Grand offers 45,000 square feet of magnificent event space across 19 distinct rooms. From the majestic Marble Ballroom, the exotic Oriental Ballroom, and the Edinburgh Hall & Inner Chapel, each room has its own unique atmosphere and features elegant touches like marble staircases, stained glass windows, and soaring ceilings. Perfect for corporate celebrations, social events, Christmas & holiday parties, reunions, receptions, or any event that requires a bit of class and sophistication. Enjoy truly dazzling décor and unmatched customer service at The Grand.

About Embassy Suites by Hitlon Inner Harbor
Featuring free made-to-order breakfast and a complimentary Evening Reception*. This convenient downtown Baltimore hotel offers an ideal location in the heart of the business district, just 10 miles from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). Enjoy proximity to the famous Inner Harbor, National Aquarium and Science Center, and find shops, dining venues, and the Mt. Vernon Cultural District, all within walking distance.

This stylish downtown Baltimore hotel offers a variety of one and two-room suites. Check email with complimentary internet access and feel at home with the functional kitchenette. Maintain your exercise regimen in the fitness center.  *Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age. For more information visit