Troy chef wins Food Network competition

Updated: 05/12/2014 1:19 PM
Created: 05/12/2014 12:30 PM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

Congratulations to a chef from Troy who proved that she can cook, on national television.

Marla Ortega and her husband own the 'Illium Cafe' in Troy.

Marla competed on the 'Food Network's show "Guy's Grocery Games", and she won.

Marla beat the other chefs and came home with $18,000.

She made eggs benedict for the judges and pasta with clams and mussels.

Marla says the money will go to their son's college scholarship fund.


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