Alexandra Maas ’14 Media Editor
On October 22, Merrimack College hosted Chef Fest at Sparky`s Dining Hall. Chefs from surrounding schools such as Southern New Hampshire University, Endicott College, Colby, Maine Maritime and Southern Maine Community College gathered to compete for who could create the best dish. The dishes were served during dinner hours to Merrimack students and faculty who were then asked to vote for their favorite before leaving the dining hall. Merrimack Dining duo Chef Don Harris and Chef Jill Grimely presented deconstructed clam chowder made with local ingredients. Votes revealed Merrimack to be the Chef Fest champion. According to student feedback and twitter Chef Fest was a huge success and special event for Merrimack dinning and students alike.