Local Chef Challenge invades Mall of America this weekend
Inside the Mall of America rotundra, the knives will be sharp, the ingredients strange, and the chefs ready for an all-out throwdown. The annual Chef Challenge competition from Minnesota Monthly magazine pits many of the area's top chefs against one another to win the title and an oversized check. This year's competition includes past winners, fresh faces, and a celebrity guest judge.
The event will again be hosted by two food bloggers for Minnesota Monthly, Stephanie Meyer of Fresh Tart and Jason DeRusha of WCCO. Joining them on the judging panel will be Minnesota Monthly food critic Rachel Hutton, Chef Jason Ross, head instructor at Le Cordon Bleu, and healthy-living guru and actress Mariel Hemingway, representing Cambria, one of the event's sponsors.
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