Tavola Chef Dylan Allwood Beats Keevil & Keevil Grocery Chef Harrison Keevil In “Duel Chef Showdown”

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Tavola Executive Chef Dylan Allwood​ advanced to the Elite 8 of The Duel Chef Showdown with a, 177-95, win over Harrison Keevil​ on Monday night at Tin Whistle Irish Pub​.

In The Duel Chef Showdown, each chef prepares four courses, and then the guests vote their favorite dish after each course.

Dylan, the talented chef from Tavola in Belmont, won all four courses, including a significant 64-point margin of victory in the fourth course (desserts). Harrison, the owner/chef at Keevil & Keevil Grocery and Kitchen​ and the executive chef at Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar​, was neck-and-neck (111-93) with Dylan heading into the dessert course.

Dylan advances to the Elite 8 where he will face the winner of Matty Hartwell​ vs. John Shanesy​. Matty, the executive chef at The Local Restaurant and Catering​, will go toe-to-toe with John, the executive chef at The Whiskey Jar​, on Monday, October 8.

To purchase tickets to the “Duel Chef Showdown” Championship, please visit this link: duelchefshowdown.com/buy-tickets/

1. Dylan Allwood’s First Dish: Vidalia Onion Soup With Smoked Trout

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2. Harrison Keevil’s First Dish: Onion “Tea” With An Onion Biscuit & Onion Jam

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3. Dylan Allwood’s Second Dish: Smoked Onion Gemelli, Onion Soubise and Pancetta

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4. Harrison Keevil’s Second Dish: Leek, Ham & Cheese Tart With Allium Salad

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5. Harrison Keevil’s Third Dish: Roasted Pork with Onion Bhaji, Onion and Apple Puree, Pickled Peal Onion, Onion Ash, Chive Onion, Scallions and Onion Jus

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6. Dylan Allwood’s Third Dish: Pork Ribs Roasted Peanuts, Crispy Shallots and Scallion

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7. Dylan Allwood’s Fourth Dish: Bourbon Vanilla Truffle, Onion Fig Jam, Pecans And Caramelized Onions

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8. Harrison Keevil’s Fourth Dish: Caramelized Onion & Chocolate Brownie

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