Food Festivals

Chef Eric Grutka Wins Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest's Grand Chef Throw Down (Photos)

Have you ever watched an episode of Iron Chef, Top Chef, Chopped, or one of the myriad of competitive cooking shows and thought to yourself damn I wish I could be there in person?

If you missed the Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest's Grand Tasting last night, you missed your chance -- for this year, at least.

Held at 150 Worth on the island, Chef Eric Grutka of Ian's Tropical Grill in Stuart took home the award and Ten Grand -- $5,000 went to his chosen charity -- for the second year in a row.

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Sara Ventiera