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Chef Teddy Vazquez wins Farm Food Feud

Oct 1st, 2014 | Category: News

MOUNT VERNON – The Mount Vernon Farmers Market hosted its first annual Farm Food Feud on Saturday, Sept. 27, kicking off Mount Vernon’s Eat Local Week with three local chefs competing to cook the best-tasting dish using five local ingredients purchased from vendors at the market. The chef competitors were Jean Karlo Cocke from Fireweed Terrace, the restaurant at Eaglemont Golf Course, David Petersen from Max Dales, and Teddy Vazquez from COA Mexican Eatery. Vazquez was named the winner for his dish, chile relleno, also featured as the restaurant’s signature dish during Eat Local Week through Oct. 4. Skagit By Hand radio show hosts Ann Darlin Leason and Katharine Isserlis MC’d the event and recorded a show on site. Judges included Suzanne Butler, current SVC Culinary Department faculty, Susan Soltes, owner of Bow Hill Blueberries, Dale Ragan, Mount Vernon City Council, and Becca Schwarz Cole, editor of Grow Northwest. See skagitbyhand.com for more information.

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