St. Louis chefs compete in “mystery basket” cooking competition

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A select team of St. Louis chefs will travel to Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the national “Mystery Basket” cooking challenge next weekend, October 22nd and 23rd. This culinary competition will provide participants with a mystery box of ingredients, challenging some of St. Louis’s most renowned chefs to prepare a four-course menu out of these surprise ingredients.

With just over three hours to prepare, the chefs will prepare over forty plates in hopes of emerging from the competition as the culinary champion.

Chef Jim of the St. Louis Country Club along with Chef Georgios Kastanias of Moore Food Distributors stopped by the FOX 2 Kitchen this morning to demonstrate some of the incredible culinary talent that will be highlighted at the Ohio competition.