CLE Cooks for a Cause – Competition 2




 Monica Robins

Monica Robins is an Emmy award winning reporter well known as one of Northeast Ohio’s most reliable sources for health news. As Senior Health Correspondent, she has earned the respect of the region’s medical establishments including The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio for fair, accurate and unbiased reporting.

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Chef Bac Nguyen

Throughout his early adulthood, Bac had developed an increasing interest in cooking. His cooking style was, not surprisingly, a combination of old school Vietnamese techniques combined with classic American cooking. But having grown up in the restaurant business, Bac knew that it took a lot more to run a successful restaurant than being able to cook good food.

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Monica and Bac are competing for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank!
The Greater Cleveland Food Bank is the largest hunger relief organization in Northeast Ohio having provided 47.8 million meals in 2015 to hungry people in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Ashland and Richland counties. Our mission is to ensure that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day.




Brian Fowler

BRIAN FOWLER of the Brian & LeeAnn Morning Show heard Monday through Friday from 5:00 am – 10:00 am. On Cleveland’s Country 99.5 WGAR. Brian is a local boy. Graduate of the Parma School system Brian stayed in Ohio to attend  Ohio University .  And he actually graduated!  Brian has worked in commercial radio since 1985.  Winner of the ‘Excellence In Broadcasting” award.

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Chef Anthony Romano


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Brian and Anthony are competing for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Unsure of his life’s direction, a young Danny Thomas sought guidance from St. Jude Thaddeus, the patron saint of hopeless causes. If the saint would point to the path he should take, Danny vowed to build a shrine in his name. Success followed Danny’s plea and soon after, the legendary entertainer set about fulfilling his vow to St. Jude. The result was St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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