Top Chef Garlic Grill Off Events


2013 TOP CHEF Grill off participants

The lineup for the 2013 Grill-Off Competition is being finalized and will be updated here as competitors are confirmed.


Saturday – Grass-fed Beef

Judging: 1:00 - 1:45 PM

COMPETITORS

Matthew Anderson
Umami Asian Kitchen

Dan Maline
Noodlecat

Sean St. Clair
Red, the Steakhouse

Scott Coffman
Pura Vida by Brandt Evans

Christopher Gresham
ABC the Tavern and XYZ the Tavern

 

JUDGES

Steve Schimoler
Crop Bistro and Bar

John Selick
University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center

Scott Kim
Accent and SASA

 


Saturday – Free Range Chicken

Judging: 3:00 - 3:45 PM

COMPETITORS

Andy Dombrowski
Cowell & Hubbard

Tracy Meardy
University Hospitals

Jessica Ernande
District

Quang Truong
Tremont Taphouse

Brian Evans
On the Rise Artisan Breads

 

JUDGES

Brandt Evans
Pura Vida by Brandt Evans

Jonathan Bennett
Red the Steakhouse

Randy Carter
Momocho

 


Sunday – Garlic Masters

Judging: 12:00 - 12:45 PM

COMPETITORS

Matthew Mytro
flour Restaurant

Ashley Young

Ali Barker
Chagrin Valley Country Club

 

JUDGES

Joe Crea
The Plain Dealer

Stefanie Paganini
International Culinary Arts and Science Institute

Doug Katz
fire, food and drink and Katz Club Diner

 


Sunday – Pasture Raised Heirloom Pork

Judging: 2:00 - 2:45 PM

COMPETITORS

Mike Buzzelli
Accent

Jeff Jarrett
AMP 150

Erik Roth
South Market Bistro

 

JUDGES

Melissa Khoury
Washington Place Bistro and Inn

Debbi Snook
The Plain Dealer

Paul Minnillo
flour Restaurant

 




2012 Grill-Off Results

Congratulations to Ashley Young of Flying Fig for winning the Grass-fed Beef Grill-Off and Willie Jackson, of SARAVA for winning the Free Range Chicken Grill-Off on Saturday.

And, congratulations to Matthew Mytro of Flour for winning the Pork Grill-Off on Sunday.

The creativity of ALL the participating chefs and their dishes was phenomenal! Cleveland is lucky to have such culinary talent in our city. Thank you to our other participants and judges.

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