Pat Martin from Hobe Sound, FL. Pat is a well-known comic-book writer and raconteur who was recently featured cooking unusual foods in the “Students of the Unusual” comic magazine. This lifetime outdoorsman brings his wealth of skills to the competition as well as his willingness to experiment with food and his renowned lack of culinary fear.
Frank Scibelli is a successful restauranteur from Charlotte, N.C., and celebrity chef for the National Dairy Association and the National Pork Board. His catering company, Plate Perfect, has hosted Presidential gatherings, private NASCAR events and professional sporting team events. His restaurants, Mama Ricotta's, Cantina 1511, and Big Daddy's Burger Bar, are well-known far outside their North Carolina locations. In December 2008, Charlotte Magazine named Frank “Restauranteur of the Year.” Frank brings his fine kitchen skills and incredible food preparation knowledge to this competition.
A US Army veteran with survival training and a chef degree from Johnson & Wales, Mr. Long is the head chef of Big Daddy's Burger Bar in Charlotte, NC. He is also a veteran chef of the White House staff and is not shy about his competitive spirit.