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2nd Annual Country Club Chef Showdown

North County Edition

The 2nd Annual Country Club Chef Showdown - North County Edition was hosted on March 20th at The Club at Admirals Cove. Executive Chef Mark Woodruff from Old Marsh Golf Club was crowned the Best Country Club Chef for 2014 and will have the honor of hosting next years event in 2015. We look forward to seeing you there! For now enjoy the award winning recipe (see below).

Thank you to Executive Chef's Michael Crain of The Country Club at Mirasol and David Ray of The Loxahatchee Club for participating in this year's event. It was a tough competition and we are most grateful to each of you.

Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors: BB&T-Presenting Sponsor, Jupiter Medical Center, Bouchard Insurance, Kindred Hospital, 1st United Bank, and Gunster. Special thanks to Sysco for underwriting the main ingredient as well as the protein items for each of the chefs. Thank you to Hamilton Jewelers and Tito's Handmade Vodka and our media partners Palm Beach Illustrated magazine and WPEC - CBS 12.

Thank you to Chef Tod Feit and the wonderful staff at The Club at Admirals Cove for hosting such an amazing event.

Thank you to all of our talented judges, Chef Tim Lipman, Katherine Barnhart, Virginia Philip, Stephanie Miskew and Daphne Nikolopoulos.

Finally, a huge thank you to our emcee, Chris Farrell, Meteorologist, CBS 12 Storm Trac Weather Team.

Thank you for supporting Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation!


Participating Chefs:(click on the chef to see their bio)

Judges Panel:  
To view judges bios, click here

  • Katherine Barnhart, Palm Beach County Wealth Advisor, BB&T
  • Chef Tim Lipman, Owner, Coolinary Cafe
  • Stephanie Miskew, The Glamorous Gourmet
  • Daphne Nikolopoulus, Editor in Chief, Palm Beach Illustrated
  • Virginia Philip, Master Sommelier,The Breakers, Palm Beach, Virginia Philip Wine Shop & Academy

For more information about this event please contact Mary Coleman at 561.265.6042 or email



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