Jason Gronlund Named Champion in the Garlic Showdown

Garlic Showdown 2014Chef Jason Gronlund from Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill in Orlando, Florida won the annual Garlic Showdown at the 2014 Gilroy Garlic Festival.

In the Iron Chef-style Garlic Showdown, top chefs compete against each other in a timed challenge to create two dishes using include secret ingredients that are revealed during the contest. This year’s secret ingredients were beets and canned corn. The event was hosted by celebrity chef Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s “The Chew.”