Local chef wins televised cooking competition

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Ria Pell competed against three other chefs for a grand prize of $10,000.

Last November, Atlanta chef Ria Pell of the restaurant “Ria’s Bluebird” competed in and won the Food Network’s timed cooking competition, “Chopped.” See her journey from being locally renowned to nationally known.

[Editor’s note: The DEC Crew and Scribbler Staff send their condolences to the family of Ria Pell, who passed away Nov. 24, 2013. See details here.]