Iron Fork: New Chef Announcement and Half-Priced VIP Ticket Offer

Categories: Iron Fork
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Chef Phillip Bryant will battle Danny Serfer for the Iron Fork title.
The fifth annual Iron Fork competition, set for October 18 at Grand Central, has a new chef lineup for its featured competition. In it, two of Miami's top chefs battle in a gladiator-style competition of wits and skill using knives, fire, and raw meat as their weapons of choice. Only one will remain victorious and be crowned the Iron Fork 2012 champion.

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Phillip Bryant, chef de cuisine at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, will face off against Blue Collar chef/owner Danny Serfer in this ultimate battle for the title. Bryant is replacing Kenny Gilbert, who was scheduled to represent Swine Southern Table & Bar. Yesterday, Short Order reported that Gilbert has departed the soon-to-open Swine.

Allen Susser, Iron Fork's chef curator, has just confirmed Bryant's participation in the event. Bryant, who began working in the industry at the age of 15, is Jeff McInnis's right hand at Yardbird and is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the popular South Beach establishment. Previously, Bryant worked at several of Norman Van Aken's restaurants, including Norman's 180 in Coral Gables.

Iron Fork will also include a food truck competition in which Palate Party's Robyn Almodovar will compete against Alfredo Montero from Mr. Good Stuff. Also expect live music, an open bar, and food from nearly 40 of Miami's best restaurants. The event will take place from 7 to 10 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m. for VIP ticket-holders, who enjoy an extra hour of food and drink.

General-admission tickets cost $40 in advance ($50 at the door); VIP tickets are $70 in advance ($80 at the door). Click here to purchase tickets.

Voice Daily Deals is offering VIP tickets at half price for a limited time. Act like a bigwig and score that extra hour of good food and libations for only $35 with this deal. Click here to take advantage of this super promotion -- but hurry, because supply is extremely limited!

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Grand Central

697 N. Miami Ave., Miami, FL

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