Here now, the Southern Divisional round in Eater's Third Annual Hottest Chef in America competition. On deck are the winners from the local sites: Ted Prater (Banger's, Austin); Joe Schafer (King + Duke, Atlanta); Frank McMahon (Hank's Seafood Restaurant, Charleston); Eric Dreyer (Fearing's, Dallas); Joseph Zerwas (Behind the Bash Catering, Houston); Giorgio Rapicavoli (Eating House, Miami); and Matt Farmer (Apolline, New Orleans).
This poll closes Tuesday 10AM EST; The winner of this round goes into a final round against the other divisional champions on Tuesday. So, go, vote:
Update 2/19 10:45 EST: Voting is now closed. The winner is Frank McMahon (Hank's Seafood Restaurant, Charleston). He goes on to the final round starting later today.
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