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FDNY 'Five Alarm Cookoff' in the Bronx

November 12, 2009

The Rachel Ray Show aired the final competition in the city-wide FDNY "Five Alarm Cookoff" on Friday, November 13. Clips were shown from the borough-wide competitions, including the one held in the Bronx in Lehman's Foods Lab on October 17.

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Transcript

00:00

[ALARM]

[CROWD]

[BOXING MATCH RING]

[MUSIC]

AMANDA FREITAG:

Are you guys ready to cook?

JAMES LOWE:

Absolutely.

AMANDA FREITAG:

Are you sure?

JAMES LOWE:

Absolutely.

AMANDA FREITAG:

Soon as I bang that pot, we gonna go.

JAMES LOWE:

Alright, great. Here we go.

AMANDA FREITAG:

Okay.

JAMES LOWE:

Here we go.

AMANDA FREITAG:

On your mark. (LAUGH) Get set. Start cooking.

[POT BANGING]

00:30

JUSTINE SOTO:

There's two firemen. They're completing to get onto Rachel Ray-- and then there is a competition there-- with-- different firemen from different borough. It's really interesting. Everyone's competing to show their talent and preparing beautiful dishes. Both of them sound like they really got it down.

00:48

[MUSIC]

AMANDA FREITAG:

I see lots of garlic in here. This is very global, and it smells fantastic. (LAUGH)

[SIZZLE]

AMANDA FREITAG:

No, nobody's cut themselves here yet. We have four minutes left.

01:22

[CLOCK TICKING]

[CLOCK ALARM]

AMANDA FREITAG:

Okay, judges, you're judging on taste, creativity, and presentation, so you've done one dish. You're onto the second dish. And-- I'm sure this is not an easy decision. How are you feeling so far?

GUISEPPE PACIULLO:

Not bad. Not bad.

AMANDA FREITAG:

Is this going to be a tough decision for you?

GUISEPPE PACIULLO:

Very tough.

AMANDA FREITAG:

And the winner is-- Jimmy Lowe. (CHEER) Congratulations.

[MUSIC]

02:20

[END OF AUDIO]