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Minced Cooking Competition

Three central Minnesota chefs competed in a live cooking competition featuring mystery ingredients Friday, May 10, in front of a large crowd in Little Falls. Taking home the 2019 Master Chef title at the Sprout-hosted event “Minced: The Finer Version of Chopped” was Mateo Mackbee of Model Citizen the Restaurant in New London. Also competing in the final round was Jenna Brower Von Siebolds of Prairie Bay Grill in Baxter, and eliminated after two rounds of competition was Tom Kavanaugh, representing the ProStart Program at Pillager High School. This video shows the appetizer round.