Chef Francesco Buitoni of Mercato Osteria Enoteca in Red Hook, NY will be appearing on the Food Network’s hit show “Beat Bobby Flay”. This show features top chefs from across the country who compete against each other to move forward to the next round. The eventual winner will challenge Chef Bobby Flay himself. This episode is entitled Say Cheese! and will air Jan. 3rd (at 10:30pm) & Jan. 4th (at 1:30am)
According to Hudson Valley Magazine, Francesco has already taped this episode but is not revealing the outcome.
In the episode, ‘Say Cheese!,’ Buitoni battles California farmer and chef Duskie Estes to see who will move to the next round to challenge Flay. The Food Network’s Giada de Laurentis and The Kitchen’s Sunny Anderson star as guest judges in round one. From there, it’s a surprise to see which of the two competitors will level up to battle it out over a signature dish. (READ THE WHOLE ARTICLE HERE)
I know I’ll be watching!!