2010 Heirloom Tomato Chef Challenge PIX

Tomato Challenge PIX

It takes a top chef to whip out a dish like foie gras with passion fruit and liquid nitrogen grapes, diver scallops and fried green tomatoes in 25 minutes — along with three other dishes. But that’s exactly what former Top Chef contestants Hosea Rosenberg, Ryan Scott and Chris (CJ) Jacobsen did, along with the day’s ultimate winner, Kendall Jackson Chef Justin Wangler, on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 during the Kendall Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival.
It’s an annual chef-off that’s all about the camaraderie and sweating it out under the summer sun with a glass of Riesling and several thousand of your best friends. Here are some of the amazing dishes from the chefs…
And congrats to Justin!