The first round of competition in the 2009 Slice, Dice and Spice NY Culinary Pro-Am was held on Monday, October 19th, at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Nine Chefs from area restaurants and their amateur teams competed–THREE were selected!
The Winning Teams chosen by the judges to move forward to Sunday’s final competition are:
Chef Michael Bommelje – Warfield’s Restaurant, in Clifton Springs
Chef Kate Elliott – Juniper, in Buffalo
Chef Nick Rada – Doc’s Lakeside Seafood & Steakhouse, in Canandaigua.
The excitement continues as now each of these three teams will compete once again in the finals for the title of the 2009 Slice, Dice, and Spice NY Pro-Am cook-off Champions! YOU can come and cheer them on. The competition begins on Sunday, October 25th at 12 noon at the Wine & Culinary Center! In addition to the cook-off (which will be simulcast throughout the center) you can enjoy culinary treats from over 30 tasting booths representing Finger Lakes finest! And maybe even more important….IT’S FREE! So bring friends and family and join us for a great afternoon of fun, food and wine.
Yet another Great Finger Lakes Find!