Iron Chef: Marshin Fayne

Lord Roibeard mac Neill and THL Katryne MacIntosh the Strange have announced that an Iron Chef competition will be held March 13, 2008 in the Clan Marshin Fayne encampment at Gulf Wars.

The Chairman writes:

The Hints have been wafting about...
The Speculation has Mounted...

It's time to welcome one and All attending Gulf Wars to the Marshin Fayne Arena at Five Points for...

IRON CHEF: MARSHIN FAYNE !!!

Thursday, March 13, at the Clan Marshin Fayne encampment...come andwitness with all of your senses the shear intensity of Culinary artistssquaring off. Live Colour Commentary of the Competition will bring theContest to life as our Food experts explain what is going on in eachTeams "Kitchens".

Two to three Teams (depending on interest), One secret ingredient, Five hours to let culinary creativity take hold...

It is a showdown of Monumental Proportions...
A Battle that will challenge even the savviest of Gourmands...
A Test of Will and Determination that will only be resolved by Outdoor Epicurean Delight!

Think you have what it takes to be Outdoor Cooks Par-excellence?

Whose Cuisine will Reign Supreme?!?!

Food will be judged on Originality, Taste, and Presentation.

If any in the attending populace wish to partake of the prepared dishes after the Contest, kindly make a Donation in camp to America's Second Harvest...it will be appreciated.

The Basic Rules (more detailed rules will be provided for those interested in competing):

  1. Entering Teams must provide their own cooking implements, ingredients (minus the Secret one, of course), tables, and serving embellishments.

  2. ALL Cooking MUST be done at Fayne Kitchen Arena. Nothing is to be pre-cooked or pre-prepared (for example, No ready-made soups, or foodstuffs...everything must be from scratch. However, items such as Canned tomatoes, Broth, or blended spices can be used).

  3. Set up by teams must start on thursday morning at after 9am. Setup must be completed by 11am. Inspection of Setup by judges will be from 11-11:45am. Secret Ingredient will be revealed at 11:55am with Ceremony. Cooking Will commence at Noon and continue until 5pm. Judging and Tasting Will happen shortly there after.

We look Forward to seeing you there!

With Culinary Anticipation,

The Chairman

(please respond to Lord Roibeard mac Neill at ballyclogh@gmail.com and to THL Katryne MacIntosh the Strange at KatTheStrange@aol.com)

Lord Roibeard adds that competition attendees might wish to stick around for Clan Marshin Fayne's 5th Annual Goods and Services Auction, which raises money for the American Cancer Society. The household would gratefully accept donations for goods such as garb, armour, and camp accoutrements, all to be auctioned for a good cause. The auction will take place several hours after the completion of the Iron Chef Competition.