The 24th Annual Master Chef’s Classic took place last Sunday night at Margaritaville Resort. Thirteen restaurants competed in three categories to be named winners. The event supports the MARC House, which takes care of developmentally disabled adults in the community
Key West Yacht Club’s tuna cigars were a huge hit.
MARC Board Members Sue and Doug Harrison try out some of the grub.
Hot Tin Roof at Ocean Key Resort’s short rib tortellini was to die for.
Bistro 245’s Seared Sea Scallop
Second place dessert was from Latitude’s at Sunset Key for their deconstructed apple pie.
Spencer’s at The Reach won first place in the appetizer and entree division.
The Marathon High School Culinary Team took home second runner up in the dessert category at the annual Key West Master Chef Classic last Sunday against twelve top Key West restaurants. The team, led by Chef Flavor a.k.a. Carl Stanton, showcased their Key Lime Beignets for the recognition. They also prepared and served smoked tuna tacos with a seaweed slaw and avocado pulp for an appetizer, and for an entrée featured a miso glazed pork belly and lobster risotto.
3. Café Marquesa – low country shrimp and grits
2. Key West Yacht Club – yellowfin tuna cigars
1. Spencers @ The Reach – sherry hummus octopus
3. Hot Tin Roof – short rib fontina tortellini
2. Bistro 245 – seared sea scallop
1. Spencers @ The Reach – beef tenderloin
3. Marathon High School – key lime beignet
2. Latitudes @ Sunset Key – deconstructed apple pie
1. Key West Yacht Club – key lime push pops
Apps – Café Marquesa
Entrees – Matt’s Stock Island Kitchen @ The Perry Hotel
Desserts – Key West Yacht Club