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Hunter Zampa from Stamford to Compete on Chopped: Teen Talent

13 Nov
Chef Hunter Zampa who competed on Rachael vs. Guy discusses the finer points of his killer venison chili

Chef Hunter Zampa who competed on Rachael vs. Guy discusses the finer points of his killer venison chili

Update:  how did Hunter Zampa do?  Find out here! 

Hunter Zampa might only be 13, but this Stamford resident has fit a lot of cooking into those years.  He recently created an excellent venison chili for the Stamford Chili Cook-off and also competed in another contest.  This one, though, was a bit bigger:  Rachael vs. Guy:  Kids Cook-off.  Hunter performed very well, cooking his way to the top three of the finale.  

Well, you can’t keep a good chef down!  He’ll be back for more, competing this time on Chopped:  Teen Talent edition.  His episode airs on 12/10 at 10 pm and will pit Hunter against three other youngsters hungry for the $40,000 scholarship.

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Culinary Casting Call for Spike’s Brand New Show, Frankenfood

1 Nov
Franken Food Now Casting
SPIKE TV is looking for chefs and home cooks across ‘Merica who are masters of crazy, revolutionary, creative, and unique dishes for their brand new show, Frankenfood.  Host and celebrity chef  Josh Capon (Lure Fishbar, B&B Winepub, and El Toro Blanco) will take contestants through the competion each week with the weekly winner pulling in a cool $10,000.  In addition to that, the winner will also have his or her dish featured on a restaurant menu.
So, what’s a “Frankenfood”?  A flyer that Sharp Entertainment (the peeps behind Man Vs. Food) sent us gives us some clues.  Three of the possible options they provide are Deviled Eggs Stuffed Potatoes, Seven Layer Pancake Lasagna, and even Yolk Topped Sloppy Joe Beignets!
If this looks like something you, a family member, or friend would be great at, send an e-mail super fast to ffood@sharpentertainment.com.  In the e-mail make sure to include:
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