Hosted by Tracye Hutchins, co-anchor of CBS’s Better Mornings Atlanta, the finalists will compete in two rounds of competition and will be judged by Macy’s Culinary Council chefs Cat Cora, Marc Forgione and Stephanie Izard who will select the winner.
I’ll be there staring down the good grub and covering the event. I sure hope I get to taste a bit. This should be fun!
Saturday, June 8 at Noon
Macy’s Lenox Square Mall
“Macy’s Great American Grilling Guru” is a national search to find the country’s ultimate master of the grill. The contest launched on Macy’s Facebook page (facebook.com/macys) as part of its summer celebration of “American Icons.” From April 9 through April 27, people across the nation submitted prized recipes along with images of the finished dish for a chance to win a spot in the “Sizzle Showdown.”
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About Macy’s Culinary Council
Macy’s Culinary Council is a national culinary authority comprising some of the nation’s leading culinary masters. Launched in 2003, MCC’s team of distinguished chefs serves to inspire the way Macy’s customers shop, cook and eat at home. The chefs are both ambassadors and instructors, providing expert culinary advice and leading cooking demonstrations at Macy’s stores, with the aim of teaching customers how to cook and shop like a master chef.