Firefighters’ Dishes Judged in Cook-Off Challenge

By David Klassen

Winnipeg firefighters who have crafted their best recipes will fight a battle in the kitchen today as part of the 5 Alarm Firefighters Cook Off.

The finalists include Keith Dixon (Charbroiled Argentinean Skirt Steak), Dan Michalchuk (Sweet Chili Chicken Tortellini), David Mirosh (North End Nachos), Russ Morrow (Cheesy Chicken Parmesan) and Brad Wasilinchuk (Brad’s Jambalaya).

Judges for the cook-off are representatives from the Manitoba Firefighters Burn Service, Health Sciences Centre, Don’s Photo, Chef Rob Thomas, and Alex Forrest, president of the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg.

The guys will have their delectable dishes judged at the Winnipeg BBQ & Blues Festival at 2 p.m. at Red River Exhibition Park.