February 19, 2013

Delray Beach Garlic Fest~ Feb 2013

My first time attending the Garlic Fest here in Delray Beach which took place  at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts at the Old School Square. I have been living in South Florida for over 8 years. I have heard about this festival for  so many times from friends and clients. This Year is different this year my good friend just happened the MC of the 3 day event... Chef Michael Gelitto, an amazing chef opened a few doors and introduced me the powers that be @ the Garlic Fest. The foods the chefs, the judges and all the people that came truly made this an a event a real special weekend.



 The Chefs in the competition:

Chef Bruce Feingold (Dada) ,Chef Chuck Gittleman (Karma Sushi and Steakbar), Chef Blake Malatesta (50cean), Chef Omar Montoya (The Office)

The judges:

Chef Chris Miracolo, Chef Walter Tanner, Chef Joseph Giannuzzi, Chef Roy Villacrusis, Lenore Nolan Ryan, Chef Iam Hedendal, Chef Ernesto De Blasi, Chef Dean Ellis, Chef Nick Morfogen, Chef David Sedivy,Chef Roderick Smith


After 3 amazing rounds of competitions, Chef Bruce Feingold of Dada took the championship from the two time winner Chef Chuck Gittleman of Karma Steakbar & Sushi.



Thank you Nancy Stewart, Sarah and Ross Vallely and the rest of the team  I mean family at FMG for opening up and allowing me to do my thing and enjoy 3 days of foods wines and good times. 


Cant wait till next year! 

http://www.dbgarlicfest.com; dbgarlicfest.com; The Delray Beach Garlic Fest; www.facebook.com/DelrayGarlicFest; 14th annaul GarlicFest; Chef Michael Giletto; Corporate Chef Micheal Giletto; Chef Manny Rodriguez; Chef Manny Rodriguez Of Cambio Boca Raton; Casa de cambio Boca; Raton; dada.closermagazine.com; www.facebook.com/DadaHouse?rf=128740230565257; http://www.Dadaofdelray.com; image by steady 70; photo by steady70; food photographer steve levine; food photographer steady70; Top Chef Lindsay Autry; Chef Lindsay Autry; Erick Miranda; Chef Erick Miranda; Chef Erick Miranda at Vic and Angelos; Chef Erick Miranda at Vic and Angelos in Delray Beach; Vic & Angelo'sRestaurant; www.vicandangelos.comChef Blake Malatesta; Chef Blake Malatesta at 50 Ocean; Chef Blake Malatesta at 50 Ocean Restaurant Delray Beach; 50 Ocean Restaurant; www.50ocean.com; 50 Ocean Restaurant DelrayBeach; karmasushisteakbar.com; Chef Chuck Glittleman; Chef Chuck Glittleman at Karma Sushi Steak restaurant; The Green Gourmet; Thegreeengourmetdelray.net; Chef/Owner Joey Giannuzzi The Green Gourmet; Chef Joey Giannuzzi The Green Gourmet; Chef Walter Tanner; Chef Walter Tanner South Tech Academy; Southtechacademy.com; Chef Lenore Nolan Ryan; Lenorenolanryan.com; Chef Eric at Ceviche; Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant; Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant Delray Beach; nancy@avenuecreative.com; Nancy Stewart; avenuecreative.com; FESTIVAL MANAGEMENT GROUP; INC.; festivalmanagementgroup.com; Sarah Vallely