A Clayton chef has advanced to the final round of St. Louis Chef Wars.
Ian Vest of defeated Nick Cox of The Terrace View in St. Louis City on Jan. 12 with a five-course meal that featured mushrooms, brandy, cannellini beans, veal and cinnamon. Chef Wars resembles the popular Iron Chef America television show on Food Network.
The competition happened at the upscale Maplewood restaurant .
Vest will now compete with Chef Jim Fiala on Feb. 23 at Acero. Fiala recommended making reservations immediately, as the event will likely sell out.
For more information about the Jan. 12 competition, .WHAT St. Louis Chef Wars final round WHEN Feb. 23 WHERE Acero COST $100 per person RESERVATIONS Call 314-644-1790