Cornhuskers crowned "Iron Chef"

The kitchen was hot and the race was on as six teams raced against the clock to make the best of their culinary skills in the first-ever Pacific Northwest Navy Iron Chef competition on Wednesday at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton.

Those competing in the event were culinary specialists from the USS Nebraska, USS Columbus, USS John C. Stennis, USS Abraham Lincoln, Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor’s Trident Inn and the Air-Dales from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. And in the end, after the mixing, baking, grilling and not to mention a little determination and anticipation, it was the team from the Nebraska that took home the title of Pacific Northwest Navy Iron Chef.

“It feels really great,” said Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Ross Edwards of the Nebraska, a Bangor-based Trident submarine, who won the competition along with team members Culinary Specialist Seaman Joshua Hiatt and

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