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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | November 12, 2009
As "Top Chef: Las Vegas" heads closer to the final elimination round, it's beginning to look like a Voltaggio brothers showdown. On Wednesday night's episode, Michael Voltaggio, 30, chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in Los Angeles, won the elimination round, tying him with his older brother, Bryan Voltaggio, 33, of Urbana, Md., who is chef and partner of Volt Restaurant in downtown Frederick, Md., for wins....
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By JULIE E. GREENE | September 25, 2009
FREDERICK, Md. -- For the first time since the first episode of "Top Chef: Las Vegas," a Voltaggio brother did not win the elimination round. Nor did Bryan or Michael win the quickfire of the sixth episode, which aired at 10 Wednesday night on Bravo. After having his quickfire dish cited as one of guest judge Michelle Bernstein's least favorites, Bryan Voltaggio did get compliments for his elimination-round dish. But it was his younger brother, Michael, who ended up with one of the best dishes of the elimination round, just not the victory.
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | December 9, 2009
It's a Voltaggio victory. Frederick, Md., native Michael Voltaggio, 30, of Los Angeles, was named Top Chef on Wednesday night's sixth season finale of Bravo's "Top Chef: Las Vegas. " Voltaggio, who is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa, out-cooked 16 other contestants, including older brother Bryan, to win the coveted reality show moniker. Voltaggio and his brother have become fan favorites during season six of "Top Chef" as the competitive brothers battled it out to the finale, which moved from Las Vegas to Napa Valley, Calif.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | September 10, 2009
The brothers Voltaggio both fared well during Wednesday night's "Top Chef: Las Vegas" elimination round in which French dishes were prepared for a table of elite French chefs, including France's "chef of the century. " Joel Robuchon, France's chef of the century, considered both brothers' dishes successes. Bryan Voltaggio, 33, of Urbana, Md., won the elimination round -- his second elimination round win on the show. He is chef and partner of Volt Restaurant in downtown Frederick, Md. For winning, Voltaggio will get to work with Robuchon at the chef's restaurant at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | October 29, 2009
As the eliminations continue on "Top Chef: Las Vegas," the Voltaggio brothers still remain in the competition. On Wednesday night's episode, neither Bryan Voltaggio, 33, of Urbana, Md., who is chef and partner of Volt Restaurant in downtown Frederick, Md., nor his brother, Michael Voltaggio, chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in Los Angeles, managed to win a quickfire or the elimination round this week. After coming off last week's episode in which the Voltaggio brothers teamed up in the Restaurant Wars challenge during which they were applauded for their food and service, they couldn't continue the momentum.
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | October 22, 2009
Not only did the Voltaggio brothers manage to win the Restaurant Wars challenge on "Top Chef: Las Vegas" Wednesday night, but judge Tom Colicchio called the team win "the best restaurant in six years" of doing restaurant wars. The Frederick-brother team of Bryan Voltaggio, 33, of Urbana, Md., who is chef and partner of Volt Restaurant in downtown Frederick, Md., and Michaeal Voltaggio, who is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in Los Angeles, called their restaurant Revolt.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | October 8, 2009
FREDERICK, Md. -- Frederick County native Michael Voltaggio escaped elimination on the seventh episode of "Top Chef: Las Vegas" on Wednesday night -- barely. And his older brother, Frederick chef Bryan Voltaggio, got a little testy, but in his own mild-mannered, polite way. Bryan Voltaggio, 33, of Urbana, Md., is chef and partner of Volt Restaurant in downtown Frederick. His younger brother, Michael, is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel in the Los Angeles area.
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | December 16, 2009
Frederick, Md., natives Michael and Bryan Voltaggio want "Top Chef: Las Vegas" fans to know that there are no hard feelings. Really. Although it was younger brother Michael Voltaggio, 31, of Los Angeles, who captured the top prize last Wednesday night and older brother Bryan Voltaggio, 33, of Urbana, Md., in second place, things are totally OK. Seriously. Michael Voltaggio, who is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in LA, out-cooked 16 other chef'testants, including Bryan, chef and co-owner of Volt Restaurant in Frederick, Md., to win 14 weeks of competition.
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By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | February 2, 2013
Some people who dined out Saturday night at Fountain Head Country Club were treated to more than just a meal. Those who attended the Washington County Arts Council's Art of Cooking had a side serving of cooking lessons and a heaping helping of entertainment as well. The council's fourth annual cooking event featured local couples Sam and Debbie Cool, Mike and Beth Johnston, Ira and Carrol Lourie, and Joe and Chris Tischer as guest celebrity chefs. More than a mile's length of cable delivered the chefs in action in the prep kitchen to the two big screens in the club's ballroom for live viewing by attendees.
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July 22, 2010
When competition goes too far To the editor: Americans compete with each other for jobs, admission to college, parking spots, scholarships, prizes, awards and a good place in the grocery store checkout line. On the highway, Americans risk their necks and nervous systems to pass each other at higher and higher speeds on the road to nowhere. On Mondays, we check the paper to see which movie grossed the most money that weekend - or which athlete or CEO is the most highly paid.
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | December 16, 2009
Frederick, Md., natives Michael and Bryan Voltaggio want "Top Chef: Las Vegas" fans to know that there are no hard feelings. Really. Although it was younger brother Michael Voltaggio, 31, of Los Angeles, who captured the top prize last Wednesday night and older brother Bryan Voltaggio, 33, of Urbana, Md., in second place, things are totally OK. Seriously. Michael Voltaggio, who is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in LA, out-cooked 16 other chef'testants, including Bryan, chef and co-owner of Volt Restaurant in Frederick, Md., to win 14 weeks of competition.
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December 11, 2009
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | December 11, 2009
On Wednesday night's sixth season finale of "Top Chef," it came down to a showdown between the Frederick, Md., Voltaggio brothers. And it was younger brother Michael Voltaggio, 30, of Los Angeles, who walked away with the title chef from Bravo's "Top Chef: Las Vegas. " Voltaggio, who is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in LA, out-cooked 16 other chef'testants, including older brother Bryan, to win after 14 weeks of competition. With his bad-boy attitude, complete with trademark tattoos, Voltaggio and older brother Bryan, 33, of Urbana, Md., who is co-owner of Volt Restaurant in Frederick, Md., became fan favorites.
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | December 9, 2009
It's a Voltaggio victory. Frederick, Md., native Michael Voltaggio, 30, of Los Angeles, was named Top Chef on Wednesday night's sixth season finale of Bravo's "Top Chef: Las Vegas. " Voltaggio, who is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa, out-cooked 16 other contestants, including older brother Bryan, to win the coveted reality show moniker. Voltaggio and his brother have become fan favorites during season six of "Top Chef" as the competitive brothers battled it out to the finale, which moved from Las Vegas to Napa Valley, Calif.
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | December 3, 2009
Only one more episode to go before top title is awarded By CRYSTAL SCHELLE crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com It's official: It's a Voltaggio brother showdown. After Wednesday night's episode of "Top Chef: Las Vegas," brothers Bryan Voltaggio, 33, and Michael Voltaggio, 30, are officially two of the three finalists for the ultimate cook-off for the title of Top Chef. Bryan Voltaggio of Urbana, Md., is chef and partner of Volt Restaurant in downtown Frederick, Md. Michael Voltaggio, 30, is chef de cuisine at The Dining Room, Langham Huntington Hotel & Spa in Los Angeles.
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November 25, 2009
The top five things to do this week Trim the trees The sixth annual Festival of Trees has a new, larger location - Hager Hall Conference & Event Center in Hagerstown. Check out the trees and indulge in Christmas whimsy starting Tuesday, Dec. 1. Bah humbug! The Full Circle Theater Company in Shepherdstown, W.Va., brings the classic Charles Dickens tale, "A Christmas Carol," to life in a dramatic reading, including food, drink and live music. Opening night is Friday, Nov. 27. Germany and Christmas Starting Tuesday, Dec. 1, Jonathan Hager House and Museum will offer tours plus all you ever wanted to know about Christmas trees, Yule logs and other German Christmas customs we still use today.
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