Chef Deborah Pellegrino, Executive Pastry Chef for Harrah’s Resort and Showboat Atlantic City, will be appearing on the widely popular TV series Food Network® Challenge this Sunday, July 17 at 8 p.m. In the previously taped competition, Chef Pellegrino joined three talented pastry chefs from across the nation for a “Chocolate Myths” challenge, where they took on the task of modeling a chocolate creation after a mythical creature—and then bringing it to life.
“It was an honor representing Atlantic City on Food Network Challenge,” said Chef Pellegrino. “It’s always a great time participating in exciting events like this, especially in the company of such talented chefs.”
A graduate from the Academy of Culinary Arts in Mays Landing, Chef Pellegrino worked as a private chef and as crew chef on a private yacht before becoming the Executive Pastry Chef for Harrah’s Resort and Showboat Atlantic City.
Be sure to tune in to the Food Network Channel at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 17th to see one of Atlantic City’s very own young culinary stars compete for the chocolatier’s crown and a $10,000 cash prize in this fast paced, high stakes battle.
And follow this column next week to read about her experience in an in-depth interview with Chef Pellegrino revealing the inside scoop about this daunting challenge.
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