|Top Local Chef Competition|
Get saucy this Spring, at LocalShops1's fourth annual Top Local Chef competition. The battle features chefs from independent restaurants and catering companies from all across Tampa Bay, at the Gulfport Casino & Ballroom from 5 to 7 pm Sunday, April 27.
This Year's Contestants*:
Granny Smith Kitchens: Desiree Ugosmith, St. Pete
Island Flavors & Tings: Helena Josephs, Gulfport
Pipo’s Cuban Cafe: Ramon Hernandez, St. Pete
Serendipity Cafe: Kim Mohr, Dunedin
Shubee Shack: Pat “Shubee” Bearry, North Redington Beach
Taco Bus: Rene Valenzuela, Tampa & St. Pete
Twisted Cork Grille: Sean Gwynn, St. Pete
Wine Madonna: Kate Gorr, St. Pete
Contestants will incorporate Intensity Academy’s Saucy Everything gourmet sauce as a key component of their dishes. Submissions will be judged on taste, creativity, appearance and use of the not-so secret ingredient by a panel of celebrity judges and 200 guests. Judges hail from the Tampa Bay Times, 10 News, Gulfport Gabber, Carlos Eats and Family Foodie.
Admission is free. A limited number of tasting tickets may be purchased at the door or reserved online now!
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*Lineup subject to change.