Youngstown restaurant owner among finalists to become ‘Favorite Chef’

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Canzonetta is the owner and chef at Bistro 1907 downtown

Editor’s note: The company running the contest is not affiliated with Bon Appetit magazine. Favorite Chef purchased a paid ad in the magazine that intends to spotlight the winner of the contest they were conducting. Neither the contest or the feature are BA edit-endorsed, and the magazine has asked them to clarify the terms of the competition. The story below has been corrected.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – One of Youngstown’s top chefs is a finalist in a food contest.

Mark Canzonetta is the owner and chef at Bistro 1907 downtown.

Canzonetta is a finalist in the Favorite Chef contest.  If he wins, Canzonetta says he’ll use the $20,000 prize to start a food and restaurant incubator in downtown Youngstown.

“I’m overwhelmed and honored.  I feel that it would be a big win for the entire Valley.  This place is known for wonderful food and great chefs.  Now is the time to let the rest of the world know that too,” he said in a statement. ” If I win, I’ll use the money to launch a food and restaurant incubator to help aspiring chefs become successful business owners.  Please vote, and thank you so very much for all of your support during this difficult year.”

To vote for Canzonetta, visit favchef.com.

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