Top Chef Finalist to Visit Harrigan’s

Top Chef Finalist Bryan Voltaggio to Visit Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck – Chef to Prepare Five Course Wine Dinner

 Johnstown, Pennsylvania April 29, 2014 – Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck, located inside the Holiday Inn at 250 Market Street in Downtown Johnstown, is pleased to announce that Bryan Voltaggio will prepare a five course dinner with wine pairings on Saturday May 3rd beginning at 6pm.  Voltaggio competed on Top Chef Season 6 and Top Chef Masters Season 5.  He is the first chef to compete on both Top Chef and Top Chef Masters.

Chef  Bryan Voltaggio is a true son of the Chesapeake, born and raised in Frederick, Maryland. By the young age of 20 and after having served as sous chef and executive chef at two regional hotel restaurants, Voltaggio made the decision to enroll at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY. Upon graduating, Voltaggio staged at Aureole, in New York City, where he met his mentor chef Charlie Palmer. Following a stint at Michelin three-star Pic restaurant in Valence, France, Voltaggio reunited with Palmer as executive chef at Charlie Palmer Steak in Washington, DC. After almost a decade with Palmer, Voltaggio took a leap of faith and returned to Frederick, Maryland to open VOLT in 2008. In late 2011, Voltaggio expanded with Lunchbox, followed by Family Meal and RANGE in 2012.

Tickets for Chef Voltaggio’s wine dinner are $129 per person and reservations are required.  To make a reservation for this five course wine dinner please call Harrigan’s at 814-361-2620.

As a leader in the hospitality industry for over forty years, Crown American Associates is proud to continue the dedication and commitment to Johnstown established by the Pasquerilla family.  Headquarted in Pasquerilla Plaza, Crown American Associates manages the Holiday Inn Downtown Johnstown and the Holiday Inn Express Johnstown; both of which are franchised through agreements with Intercontinental Hotels.  Crown American Associates also manages the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center in Downtown Johnstown.