Two weeks ago, we announced we would be holding a Hottest Chef in New York competition as a follow up to last November's Daily News poll, and yesterday Grayz's Martin Brock won the first heat to advance to round two. Today, we present the second day of first round elim voting. For those of you just joining us, a special panel of experts (women) have ranked all nominated chefs and in standard sporting fashion, the top seeds will face off against the bottom until we have a final list of contenders. Today, Bobo's Patrick Connolly goes up against Ed Witt, Gavin Kaysen, Damien Brassel, and Fabio Trabocci. For a look at all 45 contenders, see the gallery here. May the hottest chef win.
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