BCNY Updates

2019 Chef It Up! Cooking Competition

Congratulations to the 2019 Chef It Up! Cooking Competition winners, Harriman Clubhouse, who took home the coveted Chef It Up! Trophy with their innovative dish: Chicken Fried Rice With Vegetables accompanied by a Hydrating Salad.

Their fusion flavors, teamwork, and culinary skills earned them a year of bragging rights. Well done, chefs!

We are so grateful to have such skilled and inspiring chefs, restaurateurs, and foodies supporting our members as they showcase their cooking skills. Huge thanks to our fabulous judges: Dean Poll, owner of Gallagher’s Steakhouse and Central Park Boathouse; Alan Ashkinaze, Executive Chef at Gallagher’s Steakhouse; Ed Rappa, resident Foodie & BCNY’s Board of Trustees Chairman; Melba Wilson, owner of Melba’s Restaurant & Melba’s Catering; Harold Villarosa, head chef and founder of the Insurgo Project; and Jelena Pasic, founder of Harlem Shake. 


Photos from the 2019 Chef It Up! Cooking Competition: