Iron Skillet® Cook Off 2019

The Winners

FIRST PLACE

Team iHeart Media

Dish: Seared Scallops in a Tomato Relish paired with The Iron Skillet Cook Off 2019 Reserve

Chef Frank
Lynch

Bourbon
Street

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Firefighter Vincent DeGennaro

Engine 10 Ladder 10, Manhattan

Dish: Seared Scallops in a Tomato Relish paired with The Iron Skillet Cook Off 2019 Reserve

SECOND PLACE

Team Sugar in the Raw

THIRD PLACE

Team Brooklyn Brewery

Team Sugar in the Raw

Dish: Cilantro Chicken paired with Brooklyn Brewery Defender IPA

Chef Ryan Lory and Adam Bordonaro

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Firefighter Jesse Muldoon

Ladder 119, Brooklyn

Team Brooklyn Brewery

Dish: Pork with Poached Pear in a Mushroom Cream sauce paired with Brooklyn Brewery Octoberfest

Chef Matt
Abdoo

Pig
Beach

Firefighter Jason Kipp

Division 8 Rescue 5 Engine 160, Staten Island

Dish: Cilantro Chicken paired with Brooklyn Brewery Defender IPA

Dish: Pork with Poached Pear in a Mushroom Cream sauce paired with Brooklyn Brewery Octoberfest

FOURTH PLACE

Team Tito’s

FIFTH PLACE

Team GFP Real Estate

Team Tito’s

Dish: Sudado de Res paired with Brooklyn Brewery Defender IPA

Chef Anastacia Song

American Cut Steakhouse

Firefighter Kismartovi Mejia

Engine 314,  Queens

Team GFP Real Estate

Dish: Bravest Braciole paired with Brooklyn Lager

Chef Francisco
Delgado

The Rainbow
Room

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Firefighter Joe Fitzpatrick 

Engine 92,
The Bronx

Dish: Sudado de Res paired with Brooklyn Brewery Defender IPA

Dish: Bravest Braciole paired with Brooklyn Lager

Master of Ceremonies

Kirstin Cole

 

Kirstin Cole is a reporter and anchor for the PIX 11 Morning News. The four-time Emmy Award Winner rejoined the station in 2011, having worked there during the original launch of the morning news in 2000-2001. In between, she was the consumer investigative reporter and anchor at WCBS-TV for ten years and substituted as an anchor on the CBS Morning News.

The Judges

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Dan Mannarino

 

Dan Mannarino is the morning anchor for the PIX11 Morning news weekdays from 6am to 9am. The twelve-time Emmy Award winner has been at PIX11 for nine years and is thrilled to be joining the panel of judges for the Iron Skillet cookoff.   Dan is an avid food lover and amateur chef in his own kitchen. He is a co-founding director of the Circle Up Foundation, supporting the developmentally delayed community and has been a volunteer for Camp New Day for eighteen years.

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Jim Leyritz

 

After a successful 11-year career in the Big Leagues, Jim Leyritz has channeled his passion and commitment for helping others into raising money and awareness for numerous charitable organizations. With a deep-rooted connection to New York, Jim is involved in myriad of causes and particularly enjoys working with charities dedicated to helping children and at-risk youth.

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Tina Cervasio

 

Tina Cervasio, the 19- year broadcast veteran is currently the lead sports anchor on Fox 5 and the host of Sports Extra in NY. She has worked with several television networks such as CBS Sports Network, MSG Network, SiriusXM and Mad Dogs Sports Radio, covering the area of sports. Tina supports various charities and at times serves as an emcee for fundraiser events. This versatile, seven-time New York Emmy Award Winner will be coming back as a judge for this year’s ISCO on Monday, October 7 at Federal Hall.
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 Deonté L. Warren

 

He can currently be seen in Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway where he is standby for Genie, Babkak and the Sultan. He is from Nashville, TN. Favorite credits include Tour: Dreamgirls and Sister Act. Regional: Shrek and Tarzan at Arizona Broadway Theatre, Hairspray at ACCC and many others. Bachelor of Music (Belmont University). When not in Aladdin Deonté can be found in concerts throughout the city. Deonté released is debut solo Album “Love, Essential (Live in New York)” January 2019 and is available everywhere music is sold.

Twitter: @dlwarren01  | Instagram: @dlwarren01 | Facebook: @deontelwarrenpage

Thomas Huff

Thomas Huff

 

Former offensive guard of the Washington Redskins (1986-87), Thomas Huff, will be returning as a judge of the Iron Skillet® Cook Off. A graduate of Kean University in New Jersey, he is currently a business partner with BSB Construction and MAPEI Americas. He is a member of the NFL Alumni Association, and is a well-known NFL Players Association Guest Speaker (1986-2017). His days on the offensive line taught him that nothing can get in your way when victory hangs in the balance.

Mixologist

Davina Thomasula

 

Master Mixologist Davina Thomasula will be shaking up Tito’s Handmade Vodka signature Iron Skillet Cook Off cocktail “Mule it Over”

Davina Thomasula is a classically trained chef, awarding-winning mixologist, and creator of Forknplate.com.

This Year's Exclusive Dessert!

Vincenzo Garofalo

 

Chef Vincenzo Garofalo of Senso Unico serves up Brooklyn Brewery’s Black Chocolate Stout Tiramisu as this years exclusive dessert!

Chef Garofalo mastered the art of cooking in Italy and further developed his talent at Sirio Ristorante in The Pierre Hotel and Le Cirque. He has cooked for celebrities such as Andrea Bocelli and legendary Chef Gualtiero Marchesi.