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

Saturday, August 24, 1:00pm

Chefs

Chris Kafcsak
Nomad Culinary

Alyssa Westover
EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute

Drew Anderson
Cleveland Kraut

Judges

Jen Rome
Blogger, Why CLE

Tim McCoy
Education Director, ICASI

Tony Musachio
Radio, Everyone Knows Tony

 


Free Range Chicken and Garlic Competition | 3:00PM

Saturday, August 24, 3:00pm

Chefs

Anthony Scolaro
One Eleven Bistro

Matthew Spinner
Ushabu

Carmen Paponetti
Domo Yakitori

Judges

Geoff Stout
Euro USA

Tim McCoy
Education Director, ICASI

Brandon Chrostowski
Founder, Presdient & CEO, EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute

Jerry Polcar
Hansen’s Greenhouse


Pasture Raised Pork and Garlic Competition | 1:00PM

Sunday, August 25, 1:00pm

Chefs

Brian Evans
On The Rise

Ryan Kaston
Smoke This – Craft Pit BBQ

Drew Mansour
Fire food & drink

Eleacar Siogdo
Mallorca

Judges

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

Eric Wells
Chef, Skye LaRae’s Culinary Services

Andy Ng
Chef, Ice or Rice


Vegetarian Garlic Competition | 3:00PM

Sunday, August 25, 3:00pm

Chefs

Peter Reuter
Scorpacciata Pasta Co.

Anna Kim
Personal Chef

Conner Speigner
The Root Cafe

Judges

Ben Giordano
Chef

Tony Anselmo
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Premier Produce One

Rebecca Petrilli
Edible Cleveland

Debbi Snook
Food Journalist


This Year’s 2019 Grill-off Winners

  • Top Chef Grass-Fed Beef Winner – Chris Kafcsak of Nomad Culinary
  • Top Chef Free Range Chicken Winner – Matthew Spinner of Ushabu
  • Top Chef Pasture Raised Pork Winner – Brian Evans of On The Rise
  • Top Chef Vegetarian Winner – Personal Chef Anna Kim 

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.