Chef John Wright of Bridge Road Bistro presents his entry to a panel of judges in the Charleston Chopped competition Monday at the Civic Center.
Paterno's at the Park chef Michael Aiello topped Jerk chicken thighs and sweet potato-plantain mash with a fried ramp. After taking tentative bites of the pungent ramp, several judges proclaimed them milder than expected.
Chef John Wright simmers the pulled chicken barbecue he served with a sweet potato flan, earning him the winning votes in the competition.
Evan Wilson of Ichiban plates slices of galantines, a dish he made with chicken filled with sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese and prosciutto. He served it with sweet potato hash browns.
Gazette photo by Kenny Kemp.....7.95x5.6......Chopped....