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Chef Xavier Pérez Stone is Canada's Iron Chef.
Chef Xavier Pérez Stone is Canada’s Iron Chef.

Toronto, Canada — Serving mushrooms from Nevado de Toluca, grasshoppers from Oaxaca and Recados Yucatecos, Playa del Carmen chef Xavier Pérez Stone won the 2014 Iron Chef competition.

“I am very excited to have won this competition with my Mexican ingredients,” said the Mexico City-born winner.

The competition capped off the Canadian Hot and Spicy Festival this past weekend at the Harbourfront Centre.

For six years, has Pérez Stone run the Grand Velas‘ kitchen in Playa del Carmen, the only hotel restaurant in Mexico with Five Diamond status.

Source: Wire services

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