Tim Gardener of Abendigo's Grill & Patio in Broken Bow Tiffany Love Locket and Chain first place in the 2010 Oswalt Culinary Cook-Off at the Oklahoma Restaurant Convention & Expo in Oklahoma City. Gardener, a self-taught, 23-year-old chef, had 60 minutes to prepare a meal using items from a mystery basket, including Tiffany Medium Elsa Peretti Open Heart pendant rabbit, buffalo rib, Caribbean lobster, and head-on South American tiger shrimp. His final presentation earned him a $3,000 cash prize, a trophy, and gift certificates. He was assisted by Jose Iturrino, a Tiffany Medium Elsa Peretti Bean pendant arts student at the Culinary Institute at Platt College. Gardener competed against 11 other Oklahoma chefs in the eighth annual Oswalt Culinary Cook-Off. Competitors participate in various heats until the contest is narrowed down to the last two chefs. Gardener competed against David Henry of Oklahoma City's The Tasting Room. Tiffany Medium Elsa Peretti Sevillana pendant second-place spot earned him $1,500, a trophy and gift certificates.
commenter cet article