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Battle of the Chef's


5th Annual East Town Market- Battle of the Chefs


The Battle of the Chefs gives four featured chefs a total of 45 minutes to create a dish using only a basic pantry, a mystery basket and items that they can  purchase from the farm market vendors.  There are three heats with four chefs each and the winners return for the Final Battle!  Each week, a panel of judges chooses the winner based on presentation, taste, creativity and technique.  

2010 Battle of the Chefs take place on July 31st, August 14th and August 28th with the Final Battle on September 11th

This years competitors are as follows:

Saturday, July 31st- 10:30-noon

  • Tomas White Jr- Executive Chef/Owner, Mia Famiglia Ristorante
  • Jeremy Hoch- Head Chef, Moct
  • James Barnes- Sous Chef, Coquette Cafe
  • David Zakrocymski- Executive Chef, Kilawat
Saturday, August 14th- 10:30-noon
  • Suzzette Metcalfe- Executive Chef, The Pasta Tree
  • David Piette- Executive Chef, Sabor
  • Peter Sandori- Executive Chef, La Merenda
  • TBA

Saturday, August 28th- 10:30-noon

  • Nelly Bulese- Chef de Cuisine, Milwaukee Chophouse
  • Mikael Peeples, Sake Tumi
  • TBA
  • TBA

Saturday, September 11th- 10:30-noon  FINALS

  • Winner of first battle
  • Winner of second battle
  • winner of third battle

In addition to prestige and glory, this year's winning chef will win a pair of Air Tran tickets!  

Congratulations to past winners:

2009- Jerry Garcia of Hotel Metro
2008 - Joey Lisowski of Zim's
2007 - Mike Wolf of The Knick
2006 - Bob Millhoff of Yanni's


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Get Them While They're Hot Tam | Aug. 8, 2010 at 12:01 p.m. (report)

I've always wanted to participate in a cook off. I'd like to have at it with the pro's with Grandma's Pecan Rolls. Mmmm.

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