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Tokyo Cafe's Martinez Wins Chefs Under Fire

tokyocafegarden.jpgA press release makes it official: the winner of this year's Chefs Under Fire regional competition for Dallas-Fort Worth is Kevin Martinez of the Tokyo Cafe in Fort Worth. Martinez beat out Thuy Nguyen, a TCC culinary student, Reata executive chef Juan Rodriguez and Scot Loranc of Central Market in the Iron Chef-style competition at the Milestone Culinary Arts Center. His winning dish: "Seared Tilefish with Fresh Peach & Tomato Salsa on a Corn & Okra-Yuzu Succotash Topped with Crispy Shallots." He'll now advance to the finals in Austin. [EaterWire]