Grass-fed Beef and Garlic Competition | 1:00PM

Saturday, August 26, 1:00pm


Chris Terry
EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute

Cameron Krahel
Canal Tavern of Zoar

Anthony Scolaro
One Eleven Bistro



Noelle Celeste
Editor, Edible Cleveland

Drew Anderson
Co-Owner, Cleveland Kraut

Geoff Stout
Euro USA

Free Range Chicken and Garlic Competition | 3:00PM

Saturday, August 26, 3:00pm


Brian Evans
On The Rise

Hawk Kim

Anna Kim
Personal Chef


Jen Picciano
Reporter, WOIO-TV Cleveland 19
& Producer/Talent for Cleveland Cooks

Andy Ng
Owner, Ice or Rice

Eric Wells
Chef, Skye LaRae’s Culinary Services

Pasture Raised Pork and Garlic Competition | 1:00PM

Sunday, August 27, 1:00pm


Rose Wong
The Pearl Asian Kitchen

John Selick
Executive Chef Sodexo,
University Hospitals
Ahuja Medical Center

Ryan Kaston
Bistro 185

Eric Stout
M Italian


Debbi Snook
Reporter, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Doug Katz
Chef, Fire Food & Drink

Drew Anderson
Co-Owner, Cleveland Kraut

Tony Anselmo
Owner, Premier Produce One

Vegetarian Garlic Competition | 3:00PM

Sunday, August 27, 3:00pm


Vicki Steele
Urban Sweetness

John Selick
Executive Chef Sodexo,
University Hospitals
Ahuja Medical Center

Conner Speigner
The Root Cafe

John Pistone


Tricia Chaves 
Food Writer, and Fresh Water Cleveland

Michael Feigenbaum
Owner, lucy’s sweet surrender


Last Year’s 2017 Grill-off Winners

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.