About Iron Chef Elm City: “Hot in the Kitchen: CT Firefighter Chefs”
This year’s competition is a battle between FOUR chefs who are also firefighters, requiring them to demonstrate their culinary prowess, while testing their skills against each other. Each chef must create a scrumptious appetizer, entrée and a dessert using the “secret ingredient”. The “secret ingredient”, which is sponsored by a CT based food company, is revealed at the start of the competition.
The Omni New Haven Hotel has a special overnight rate for those who would like to stay over the night prior and/or after the event. Saturday night $189. Sunday night $149. For reservations, please call Lorey O’Neill at 203-974-6716 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheduled to compete: Danny Brelsford, Consiglio’s Restaurant, Bridgeport Fire Dept. Billy DiLegge, Pasta Cosi, New Haven Fire Dept. Whitney King, Personal Chef, Norwalk Fire Dept. Christopher Moore, The Big Green Pizza Truck, Danbury Fire Dept.
Emcee: Jocelyn Maminta of News Channel 8
Judges: Priscilla Martel, award–winning chef food writer, and food consultant Todd Ruiz, Executive Chef Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, winner of Iron Chef Elm City 2015 Layla Schlack, Associate editor Fine Cooking Magazine