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Texas Pete Kitchen Hero Cook-Off

Chefs from four top restaurant brands will compete during the 10th annual Kitchen Hero Cook-Off. These accomplished chefs will square off in a fast-paced competition to create the best dish using a mystery basket of products. The winner will be selected by a panel of expert judges and announced live. CREATE attendees will get a chance to taste the winning dish at that evening’s celebration.

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Chef Competitors

Brian Campbell
VP of Culinary & Beverage
BigShots Golf
Michelle Kear
R&D Chef
Carron Harris
Senior Director of Culinary
Papa Murphy’s
Jessica Tomlinson
Director of Culinary
Ford’s Garage USA


Daniel Camp
Senior Director of Culinary
On the Border
Sara Dowdy
Director of Menu Development
Zaxby’s Franchising
Dontre’al Haigler
Product Development
Jeffrey Meyer
VP of Culinary
Dividend Restaurant Group
Be sure to join us at 9:00 am on Tuesday, September 20 in Denver at CREATE to hear who wins the Texas Pete Kitchen Hero Cook-Off!
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