Charleston is full of fabulous chefs, and ABC’s Nightline wants to hear about your favorite one. The late-night news show is holding the Nightline People’s Platelist Contest to reward the most authentic and creative chef with a full Platelist segment run on the show’s national broadcast. Anyone can nominate a chef for the contest.

All you have to do is fill out an electronic entry form and submit an essay of 500 words or less explaining why your favorite chef should be chosen. Submissions can be made at Nightline‘s website or by mail and must be received by midnight on July 23. ABC producers will choose 10 finalists from the initial submissions. After the finalists are chosen, viewers will be invited to vote on their favorite from Aug. 26-Sept. 26. The winning chef will be announced the week of Sept. 27. ‘

Everyone knows that Charleston is home to some of the best chefs around, so go ahead and nominate your favorite.