South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Last Chance for South Beach Wine and Food Tix: Kids in the Kitchen

Today is the last day of the contest so you'll have to be the first to name these two chefs if ​you want to win a family four-pack of tickets to the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Kohl's Fun and Fit as a Family featuring Kellogg's Kidz Kitchen. Previous winners aren't eligible.

Yesterday, Sharoni345 got it right when she identified Guy Fieri, host of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and Minute to Win It.

Send an email to [email protected] if you are declared the winner in the comments section. We'll be checking back later today or Monday.

Now here are the last hints for today's contest: one gal is friendly with Italian Muppets and the other once admitted she's completely unqualified for any job she has ever had.


The brunette recalled: "My best food memories always involved my mom and my grandfather. When I was growing up, I ate like a 60-year-old Italian man because my grandfather would make me my lunch: sardine sandwiches and roasted vegetables. No one would sit near me in the lunchroom since my food didn't look or smell like theirs. But I loved it."

And the blond said: "My mother's mother, Alma, was a beacon. She served this cake for anniversaries, funerals, weddings, baptisms, and especially birthdays. When I was growing up, birthdays in my family were major events. My mom would cook exactly what we wanted for dinner and Alma, already knowing the answer, would ask us what kind of cake we wanted. We never hesitated. 'Grandmom, your Italian cream cake!' Off she'd go to make a moist, silky cake, with a frosting so luscious and creamy that you couldn't keep your fingers away from it no matter how hard you tried. Two things in my memory never fail to make me happy when I think of them: my Alma and this cake."

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