Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Hop Chef was a Huge Success!

I had a blast mc'ing at the Ommegang Hop Chef Competition at The Atlas Theater.  

DC-area chefs prepared and paired dishes with fine Ommegang ales. 

Each chef created two dishes showcasing their skills in bringing Great Beer and Great Food to exuberant life.
The Judges
Congrats to all of the chefs!
People's choice Will Artley  of Pizzeria Orso - Lavendar and Witte Creme Brulee with Sweet Beer Caviar
Judge's Winner - Jeff Eng of Clyde’s of Tower Oaks  “Surf andTurf”, (uni and beer braised oxtail) roe, “roe” and faux roe
Nicholas Stefanelli of Bibiana's risotto balls and gnocchi were amazing!

Mark Marracco of Magnolias at the Mill

Mike Bonk of Sonoma

 Jamie Leeds of Hank’s Oyster Bar
The event was a huge success and fun was had by all!
Photos by Bart Kendrick

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