PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Maine Lobster Chef of the Year 2014 was crowned after this year's lobster cook-off competition held Friday at Portland's four-day food and wine event, Harvest on the Harbor. Chef Stephen Richards, of Boothbay Harbor, was crowned in a Competition at Harvest on the Harbor.
Chef Stephen Richards from The World Is Mine Oyster in Boothbay Harbor, prepared Pumpkin Powdered, Mascarpone and Chestnut Crispy Polenta Bar with Roasted Fig Gastrique, Brown Butter Froth, Peppered Pancetta Chip and 24 Hour Cold Smoked Lobster Claw for the attendees and judges, and was voted the winner.
Richards received $1,000 in prize money, public relations opportunities, and bragging rights for the year.
Copies of the chef's recipes can be found at www.lobsterfrommaine.com.