Vermont JerkFest will showcase local Chefs with our Chef Demo sessions. Chefs compete for bragging rights at the Jerk Cook-off! Other demos will feature a variety of hot products featured at the festival.
Jerk Cook-Off, Time, 2-4pm
Two chefs are allowed to bring their own special jerk spice and two other ingredients. They will receive a secret ingredient and will have one hour to cook-up a spicy storm in front of judges. The audience gets a change to taste the spicy results.
Chef Mills – Chef at KWT Catering and Four-time Boston JerkFest Champ.
Born in Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Chef Mills was raised with an appreciation for fresh produce, herbs and spices, farm raised meats, and wild caught fish and seafood. Today Chef Mills incorporates these culinary values as part of KTW, with Chefs Ola and Dkaii, whose mission is to provide a healthier alternative to the typical fast food options available in our communities. Creative dishes with roots in Nigeria, Mississippi, and Jamaica, using ingredients that are fresh, locally sourced, natural, and organic. Food that is pleasing to the eye as well as the palate, without the high salt and sugar content found in many other food options. KTW cooks for the community as we cook for our own families. They believe food should be nutritious as well as cost effective. KWT see healthy food and proper education around healthy eating as their way to catalyze the internal healing of our community. “We deserve better, and we’ll do better”.