Moves’ 8th Annual Personal Chef Challenge held at the prestigious James Beard Foundation: 3 TV personalities paired with 3 chefs to create a 3-course meal in 30 minutes and voted on by 3 judges. The best part? Our chefs were given the ingredients five minutes before the competition. Hint: These are professionals here.
Cat Greenleaf & Grayson Schmitz
Cat Greenleaf is a three-time Emmy winner and host of NBC’s Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf
Grayson Schmitz is a Bravo Top Chef season 9 contestant and executive chef at Pearl & Ash on the Lower East Side.
Kala Rama &
Kala Rama is a PIX11 News weekend anchor and reporter.
Adam Harvey is a Bravo Top Chef season 12 contestant and his restaurant, A&E Supply Co., opens in Gowanus this year.
Joanna Hausmann & Frances T Weshnak
Joanna Hausmann is the creator, writer and producer for Univision’s bilingual digital platform, Flama.
Frances T Weshnak is a Bravo Top Chef season 13 contestant, executive chef @ Megu, Cutthroat Kitchen All-Star and Chopped contestant
Lydia Turner, Matt Servitto, & Clifford CookS
Lydia Turner is the co-owner of Crown Maple Syrup, an artisan maple producer operating organically on 800 acres of land at Madava Farms in Dutchess County, New York.
Matt Servitto is an actor who stars on the Cinemax original action series, Banshee, where he plays Deputy Brock Lotus.
Clifford Crooks is a Bravo Top Chef season 2 contestant and corporate executive chef at E Squared Hospitality, a restaurant group that includes BLT Steak and BLT Prime, among others.
photography by Tony Gale
video James Farrington
on-set photographer Nathan Heyward
location James Beard Foundation nyc