Hagy of Avon, “Top Chef” co-chairs Kathy Bacha and Patrick Garmone
and Linda Hagy are pictured at the 2010 chef’s competition.
Chef 2010' raises funds
for St. John community outreach
By Cynthia Schuster-Eakin
Published July 7, 2010
“Top Chef 2010,”
a competition featuring four of Cleveland’s most talented chefs,
attracted a sold-out crowd of more than 1,000 to the campus of St.
John Medical Center on June 25.
“Top Chef” gained an additional $20,000 in sponsorship, bringing
the hospital closer to attaining its goal of $100,000 to be used
for community outreach. St. John’s community wellness programs promote
health and wellness in the community through screenings, seminars,
support groups, childbirth education, women’s issues and community
education, all at little or no cost to the participants.
and Tim Doyle of Bay Village were introduced to “Top Chef” host
and judge Ted Allen (center).
O’Neil of Avon Lake and “Top Chef” judge Al “Bubba” Baker of
Bubba’s Q Restaurant pose with St. John Medical Center President
Cliff J. Coker.
Guest host and judge for “Top Chef” was Ted Allen,
host of the Food Network’s “Food Detectives” and “Chopped.” He is
also a frequent judge on “Iron Chef America.”
“Top Chef” was Al “Bubba” Baker of Bubba’s Q Restaurant and Brandt
Evans of Blue Canyon Kitchen, winner of the 2009 competition.
Chef” judge and 2009 title winner Chef Brandt Evans of Blue
Canyon Kitchen is photographed with Chef Jim Cox and his wife
Chef Jonathan Bennett, partner in Moxie and Red, the
Steakhouse, vied for the 2010 title, along with Ellis Cooley of
Amp 150, a “farm to table” restaurant at the Marriott Airport. Other
competitors were Chef Regan Reik of Pier W and Chef Jonathan Sawyer
of the Greenhouse Tavern, the first certified green restaurant in