Sunday, January 25, 2015

Collingswood chef to compete on "Regis & Kelly"

Nunzio Patruno could get the chance to grill steak on the morning show.

Collingswood chef to compete on "Regis & Kelly"

Nunzio Patruno of Nunzio Ristorante Rustico in Collingswood was chosen Friday morning as one of five weekly  nominees for Live With Regis & Kelly's “Ultimate Hometown Grill Off.”

This week's topic is "steak," and Patruno's recipe is Bistecca Alla Fiorentina.

A customer of Patruno's sent in a nomination video. You can go online, watch the videos, and vote at Voting in this round closes Sunday (7/26) at 10 a.m.

Besides Nunzio, John and Donna Meachan of Jack Creek Steakhouse in Allentown were nominated for filet mignon. 

This week's winner will be announced on Monday (7/27), and the chef will appear on the show Friday (7/31) to grill his or her recipe with the hosts.

At the end of the summer, one dish will be named the “Ultimate Hometown” winner, and that chef will turn up in Better Homes and Gardens magazine with the winning recipe.

Michael Klein
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