DaDa Executive Chef Bruce Feingold Wins Garlic Fest Second Year in a Row (Photos)
With the end of football season and the passing of Super Bowl, South Floridians needed some sort of friendly competition to occupy time this past weekend.
All photos Sara Ventiera DaDa Partners Scott Frielich and Bruce Feingold
No, it wasn't baseball, or basketball, or even the Olympics -- we've all watched some version of those a million times over -- it was the cooking competition at the 15th-annual Delray Beach Garlic Fest in Old School Square.
While he was thrown for a bit of a loop with the mystery ingredient and rules, executive chef Bruce Feingold of DaDa Restaurant and Lounge took home the win for the second year in a row.
Bringing home the win was not an easy task. With tofu as a secret ingredient and a stipulation that all dishes must be vegan, Feingold and semi-finalist AJ Benacquisto, sous chef of 32 East were forced to switch menus after a 15 minute planning period.
Feingold and his team strategizing