Jason Hook (H20 Kitchen) wins Wilson Iron Chef
Chef Jason Hook earned the title of Wilson Iron Chef during the second annual culinary competition at Wilson High School. Chef Hook defeated Chefs David Shefter (Penn Werner Hotel) and Raffaele Cirandine (G.N.A. Ristorante) in the 35-minute competition. In the People’s Choice contest, Dan’s at Green Hills and the Crowne Plaza took the top two spots. Chefs from those to restaurants will compete against Chef Jason Hook in next year’s competition.
Bella Italia damaged by car
Bella Italia Pizza Restaurant in Oley was damaged when it was hit by a truck on Friday. Despite broken windows in the front of the building, the restaurant remained open and even had a little fun with the incident on social media, captioning a photo of the damage, “Sorry no drive thru. But we’re open for eat in or take out” and later posting, “Thanks everyone! We’re still cooking, everyone is ok. The guy said the pizza is so good he couldn’t stop himself wanted it ASAP.”
Bally Hotel temporarily closes kitchen
The Bally Hotel has temporarily closed its kitchen while in the process of remodeling. The kitchen is scheduled to re-open on Friday, March 27. The Bally Hotel’s bar will remain open during the renovations.