This Wednesday Mildred’s Temple Kitchen played host to the inaugural Winterlicious Tin Chef Competition, a new culinary competition for amateur cooks. Good Food Revolution were on hand to witness and capture the inevitable blood, sweat, and tears…

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And below are the video entries for the five competitors that Donna Dooher and her team selected to take part in the final:

Our first participant is Meghan Legere. Meghan has a passion for the kitchen and is preparing to unleash her talents with flare and plenty of fire.

Next up is Jill Chen. No slouch when comes to sustainability, Jill’s called upon all the forces of nature to take her to the kitchen podium.

Ronn Reaman’s getting pumped to take up the challenge. He’s a man who cooks from his very soul and has no need for a recipe – a true renaissance man.

Gav Martel takes molecular gastronomy to a whole new level. Using the latest methods of sorcery in the kitchen Gav’s planning on mesmerizing the judges with his new found skills.

Deborah Brewster claps a roti and spanks a chicken. No stranger to competition she’s got a few wins under her belt and is convinced she can takedown her counterparts to place the coveted Tin Chef Trophy on her mantel.

Jamie Drummond - Good Food RevolutionEdinburgh-born/Toronto-based Sommelier, consultant, writer, judge, and educator Jamie Drummond is the Director of Programs/Editor of Good Food Revolution… And maybe he’ll enter next year! Although he’s probably crash and burn.