Chef Ramon Hernandez, Pipo’s To Go Catering & Pipo’s Original Cuban Cafe, is among the nine competing teams at Top Local Chef 2016, April 24 at the historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom.
Pipo's, family-owned and operated, has been serving the Tampa Bay area with traditional Cuban recipes since 1979.
Dishes include Originial Pipo's Pork Sandwich, Pipo's Original 1979 Salad, El Habano Cubano, Ropa Vieja and Mojo Roasted Chicken. Catering is available for parties from 1 to 10,000! You can find the full menu online.
Pipo's has two locations in St. Petersburg: 9531 Bay Pines Blvd and 8 Fourth St N. The Fourth Street location is open for breakfast and lunch 7:30 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday and 9 am to 3 pm Saturday; the Bay Pines location is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day: 9 am to 9 pm Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 10 pm Friday and Saturday, and 9 am to 8 pm Sunday. For more information go to their websites, pipos1979.com and pipostogo.com.
Chef Ramon Hernandez was winner of the Judges Vote for the 2013 and 2014 Top Local Chef competitions.
For tickets to Top Local Chef 2016, please register through the links at LocalShops1.com/Events.