SMCC Wins MRW Cook-off

A team from the SMCC culinary school won 1st place in this year’s Maine Restaurant Week breakfast competition, reports the Press Herald.

SMCC for the win! Chef and Southern Maine Community College culinary instructor Bo Byrne, along with several of his students, took the top prize at The Incredible Breakfast cook-off Thursday morning. Their winning dish was the “Pico Suavé” Egg.

The annual event, in which 10 local chefs competed for best breakfast entrée, drew some 250 people to Sea Dog Brewing in South Portland and raised $8,000 for the social service agency Preble Street.