Palate at Kaaboo is Back w/ More Great Food & Competitors

Chef’s Roll in partnership with the KAABOO Festival again presents the ROCK’N CHEF COMPETITION on Saturday, September 17 on the Palate Stage.

Celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey will join emcee Troy Johnson on the Palate stage as Phillip Esteban from The Cork & Craft, Michael Poompan of Coronado Island Marriot, Steve Brown, founder of the Cosecha pop-ups, Anthony Sinsay, newest Executive Chef of JSIX in the Gaslamp Quarter, Dushyant Singh all the way from Phoenix’s Camby Hotel and Herve Glin of The Parker Hotel in Palm Springs challenge themselves to new heights.

Chefs will be judged by a panel including MasterChef Season 6 winner Claudia Sandoval, Top Chef Season 13 contestant Giselle Wellman, Dining Out San Diego editor Josh Kopelman, the “People’s Chef” James Montejano, and last year’s KAABOO ROCK’N CHEF Champion, Jason McLeod.

Winner gets entry to the World Food Championships in November for a chance to win $100k, a black leather knife roll from JENDE, a custom handmade James Cosimini knife, an exclusive commemorative chef’s coat by Chef Works and more.

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Check out last year’s competition! Chef Chad White against Chef Jason McLeod in the final match was intense and we can’t wait to see the chef’s go head to head again.

KAABOO Rock’n Chef Competition 2015 from KAABOO Del Mar on Vimeo.