Meet the Chefs Competing on Battle of the Brothers

Brothers Bryan and Michael Voltaggio are mentoring eight of the country’s most promising chefs who are competing for their big break. The winning chef will take over a Voltaggio restaurant to develop a menu based on their cooking style!

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Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Photo By: Jason DeCrow

Get to Know the Competitors!

Meet the eight chefs competing for the opportunity to have a guest chef residency at a Voltaggio restaurant.

Aisah Siraj, Alexandria, VA

Aisah grew up in the Philippines watching Food Network and wanting to be a chef. She honed her skills under James Beard award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi and has worked in a variety of kitchens in the D.C. area since.

Anthony Thomas, Washington, D.C.

Anthony is a private chef and author who competed in the World Food Championships in 2019.

Cloyce Martin, Anaheim, CA

Cloyce is a 19-year-old chef with six years of professional cooking experience, including running his own pop-up culinary events.

Gabriel Concordia, Fairfax, VA

Gabe has been cooking for 8 years as well as running a greenhouse and farm. His agricultural knowledge inspires his creative and seasonal dishes.

Khyania Bryan, Philadelphia, PA

Khy has been cooking since she was 14 years old and gained experience from food trucks to James Beard award-winning restaurants. She credits her time at Bull Valley Roadhouse in California for teaching her how to best use fresh, local ingredients.

Larry Abrams, San Diego, CA

Larry has been cooking for over 20 years. He started his professional culinary career at NOLA under Emeril Lagasse and never looked back!

Mariel Inglima, Freehold, NJ

Mariel is a private chef who has run kitchens ranging from fast-casual restaurants and high-end restaurants to hotel chains.

Shelby McCrone , Silver Spring, MD

Shelby has worked different kitchens, from traditional French-style to modern Israeli. She jokes that she is a "bad vegan" because she wears leather and eats honey!

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