Good food and great fathers recognized at annual ‘Men Who Cook’ event

September 10, 2015


The “16th Annual “Men Who Cook,” and “6th Annual Dads Who Cook,” was held at the Parklawn YMCA, 4340 N. 46th St., on Saturday, September 5, 2015. The popular event involves men preparing food that guests taste and vote on for the winner. This year there were three categories: desserts, appetizers, and main courses. There were three prize winners with each receiving an outdoor charcoal grill. Cheldton Brown (left) won first place in the main dish category and grand prize overall for his grilled chicken-and-shrimp kabobs. Tyrone Dumas (center) received first place in the dessert category for his “Luscious Lemon Pie.” In the appetizer category, Anthony Lewis won first place with his Bang Bang Shrimp recipe (event organizer Ruben Hopkins, right, accepted the award). Congratulations to the winners.