World Cares Center would like to extend a warm welcome to all our Iron Skillet® Cook Off Competitors. From the FDNY our participants are Joe Russo of Ladder 156 in Brooklyn, Khalid Baylor of Ladder 14 in Manhattan, Pete Lazarcheck of Engine 291 Ladder 140 in Queens, Ron Venner of Engine 42 in the Bronx, and Robert Marolla of Engine 165 in Staten Island. Taking on NY Bravest are 3 chefs from NYC, David Martinez of The 5 and Diamond Restaurant, Diane DiMeo of Black Duck, and Matt Fisher of Backyard. For the first time ever we’ll have also 2 NJ chefs competing, Mike Carrino of Pig & Prince and Jack Koumbis of Assembly Steak House.
Good luck to all competitors!
A special thanks to our early returning sponsors Turner Construction, Blackstone, Metronome Hospitality Group, Newmark Knight Frank, RailWorks, Brooklyn Brewery and Lodge!
Don’t miss this fabulous culinary event that has New York City talking. It will take place on Monday, October 22, at Crimson in Manhattan. For tickets and sponsorships please visit our website at www.worldcares.org. We hope to see you there!