The 2015 season of Nickel City Chef adds Edward Forster of Buffalo Proper as the fifth member of the "home team." Those chefs will compete against other up-and-coming culinary talents in five live hour-long cooking battles this spring.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. They usually sell out in hours.
Here's the link to buy tickets.
Here's the schedule, and some more reading on the restaurants and chefs involved:
(I haven't reviewed The Black Sheep yet, but here's what I saw in a September visit.)
Nickel City Chef JJ Richert of Torches (where Concord grape tart is a great way to end your meal)
Challenging Chef Victor Parra Gonzalez of Jaguar at the Bistro (reviewed in May, more photos here, tapas menu explored here)
Nickel City Chef Edward Forster of Buffalo Proper
Challenging Chef Satomi Smith of Sato (reviewed in March, ramen in the spotlight, not to mention the best sweet potato ever, and earner of spot among the best new restaurants of 2014)
Story topics: Adam Goetz/ Bacchus/ black iron bystro/ Brian Mietus/ Bryan Mecozzi/ buffalo proper/ CRaVing/ dustin murphy/ edward forster/ jaguar at the bistro/ jennifer boye/ jj richert/ mansion on delaware/ mike thill/ nickel city chef/ Sato/ Satomi Smith/ Tabree/ The Black Sheep/ torches/ victor parra gonzalez