Twenty top chefs from Washington DC competed in the third annual DC Lamb Jam. Chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Ripple won best in show as well as best use of lamb shanks for her Lamb Shank Ragu with Potato Gnocchi, Favas, Pickled Ramps and Parmesan. Chef Meek-Bradley will compete for the title of National Lamb Jam Master at the Lamb Jam Finale in New York this fall.

Other winning dishes from the DC Lamb Jam include:

People’s Choice: Dimitri Moshovitis of Cava Mezze Restaurant

Braised Lamb Shank in Barolo, Goat Cheese Gnocchi, Truffle and Aged Parmesan

Best Leg Dish: Lee Gregory of The Roosevelt

Smoked Leg of Lamb, SC Farro “Dirty Rice”, Red Onion Marmalade, Green Tomato Relish

Best Breast Dish: Will Artley of Pizzeria Orso

Braised Lamb Belly with Tomato Jam

Best Shoulder Dish: Victor Albisu of Del Campo

Roasted Lamb and Clam Taco: Lamb Shank, Grilled Clam Salsa Verde, Grilled Guacamole

For more information about the Lamb Jam or American Lamb, visit like the American Lamb Board on Facebook or follow @FANofLAMB on Twitter.

Posted by Linda Mensinga


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