2011 Contestants & Judges

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We are pleased to announce our contestants for the 2011 Vegan Iron Chef competition, to be held July 10:

Piper Dixon of Kitchen Dances
  • Piper Dixon

  • Kitchen Dances
  • SE 43rd & Belmont
  • Wed-Sat, 11-9; Sun, 11-6

  • Morgan Grundstein-Helvey

  • Dovetail Bakery
  • 3039 NE Alberta Street
  • Mon-Sun, 7-4
Morgan Grundstein-Helvey of Dovetail Bakery

Jeff Ridabock of Homegrown Smoker

Our competitors are not only the head chef or baker at their establishment but also proud business owners! Each chef will be joined at their cooking stations by 1-2 sous chefs of their choosing. Watch them compete LIVE on July 10, 2011, and stay tuned to Vegan Iron Chef for more information.

Confirmed 2011 Judges:

Each of our competitors’ amazing creations — appetizer, entrèe, and dessert — will be judged on
creative incorporation of secret ingredient, taste, and presentation by the following esteemed local vegan judges:

Grant Butler, Writer for The Oregonian’s FOODday, and author of “Going Vegan”

Aaron Adams, Head chef and owner of Portobello Vegan Trattoria, 2010 Vegan Iron Chef competitor

Julie Hasson, Co-owner of Native Bowl, host of Everyday Dish TV, author of Vegan Diner

John Janulis, Co-owner of The Bye & Bye and Sweet Hereafter.

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