Culinary Cook-Off for a Worthy Cause

Kerry Kraus


If Iron Chef, Chopped or Top Chef are on your “must see TV list,” then you won’t want to miss the Celebrity Chef Cook-off Thursday, October 8, at Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock. Some of Arkansas’s most noted chefs will compete in the challenge. Recipes prepared are ones submitted to AY Magazine’s 2009 Reader Recipe Contest.

Participating chefs are David Bennett of Vieux Carre, Rob Best of Best Impressions, Donnie Ferneau of Ferneau Restaurant,Timothy Morton of 1620, Andre Poirot with The Peabody Hotel Little Rock, and Lee Richardson of
Capital Hotel.

Judges are Mark Abernathy of Loca Luna, Faith Anaya of KidsCook Arkansas, Peter Brave of Brave New Restaurant, Todd Gold of Purple Cow and Mary Twedt of KUAR’s “Arkansas Cooks” program. Tickets are $50 per person and proceeds support the Arkansas Culinary School at Pulaski Tech. The AY Magazine Web site — — has more details or you can call 501-244-9700.

The 6:30 p.m. event is at the Campus Center Grand Hall, 3000 West Scenic Drive.


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