July 27, 28 and 29, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AMR Santa Clara County Chefs Win $3,000 Again in Champions for Charity Cooking Challenge at the 2018 Gilroy Garlic Festival
July 27, 2018 (Gilroy, CA): John Campbell and Morgan Sanders from AMR Santa Clara County were the victors for the second year in a row in the Gilroy Garlic Festival Champions for Charity cooking challenge on Friday, July 27, 2018. This live cooking competition on the Challenge Butter Cook-Off Stage featured four teams of local first responders and military heroes competing to win $3,000 for their favorite charity. AMR Santa Clara County will be donating their winnings to the Alzheimer's Association.
The teams had to prepare dishes in three elimination rounds: Appetizer, Entrée, and Dessert. MasterChef Season 7 Winner Shaun O’Neale served as emcee for the event. The other teams included chefs representing the South Santa Clara County Fire / CAL Fire, San Jose Fire Department, and the U.S. Army.
About the Gilroy Garlic Festival
The Gilroy Garlic Festival will be celebrating 40 years of family fun on July 27, 28, and 29, 2018, at Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy, California. The Gilroy Garlic Festival has been officially certified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® as the world’s largest garlic festival and draws over 100,000 guests from around the world. Presented by Raley’s, Bel Air, and Nob Hill Foods, this three-day celebration features gourmet garlicky food, live entertainment, cooking competitions, and fun for the whole family. For more information, go to www.gilroygarlicfestival.com.
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