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

Saturday, August 26, 1:00pm


Ryan Kaston
Bistro 185

Mike Downing
Garage Cookin’

Joe Horvath

Vishu Nath
Urban Farmer Cleveland

Matt Bolam
Wok n Roll Food Truck


John Bausone
Forest Hill Kitchen

Debbi Snook
Reporter, The Plain Dealer

David Lowe
Premier ProduceOne

Free Range Chicken and Garlic Competition | 3:00PM

Saturday, August 26, 3:00pm


Hak Kim

Mike Downing
Garage Cookin’

Ashley Young
Fire and Ash

Simon Elaban
Jack Flaps

Kyle Anderson
Moxie & Red the Steakhouse


Karen Small
Owner / Chef, Flying Fig

Andrew Bower
Executive Chef, Market Garden Brewery

Geoff Stout
Euro USA

Pasture Raised Pork and Garlic Competition | 1:00PM

Sunday, August 27, 1:00pm


Matthew Anderson
Table 45

Ryan Kaston
Bistro 185

Chris DiLisi
Executive Chef, The Willeyville

Mike Downing
Garage Cookin’

Cameron Krahel
Canal Tavern of Zoar


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

Tim Bando
Owner/Chef, Grove Hill

Tricia Chaves 
Food Writer, and Fresh Water Cleveland

Vegetarian Garlic Competition | 3:00PM

Sunday, August 27, 3:00pm


Miquel Cheveres
Forage Public House

John Selick
Executive Chef Sodexo,
University Hospitals
Ahuja Medical Center


Anna Harouvis
Owner / Chef, Anna in the Raw

Cameron Pishnery
Executive Chef, fire food and drink

Marisa Pelser
Founder, Raw Trainer

Last Year’s 2016 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.