Personal Chef Molly Pisula of the United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA) is competing in the Sears Chef Challenge, along with two other Washington, D.C. chefs. A total of 12 chefs, in 4 different cities, are competing to make it to the semi-finals of the competition, which will be held in Chicago on October 21st. Each chef has chosen a food-related charity to sponsor, which will receive $5000 for a semi-final win, and a total of $20,000 for the ultimate winner. Chef Pisula's charity, the Capital Area Food Bank, distributes 26 million pounds of food annually to more than 383,000 people in the Washington area. Chef Pisula volunteers as a chef instructor with their Operation Frontline program, teaching nutrition, cooking, food safety, and food budgeting at community centers, schools, senior centers, and transitional housing. Videos of Chef Pisula and all of the other contestants are posted at www.searschefchallenge.com, where you can also vote once a day per email address until October 9th.