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Chefs crown grilling guru in Atlanta

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Atlanta will be host to the finals of the “Sizzle Showdown” at Macy’s Lenox Square, hosted by Tracye Hutchins, co-anchor of CBS’s Better Mornings Atlanta.

Following two rounds of competition, Macy’s Culinary Council chefs Cat Cora, Marc Forgione and Stephanie Izard will select the winner, who will receive the grand prize of $10,000 and a trip to the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks in New York City where they will be revealed as America's“Greatest Grilling Guru.”

The event begins at noon on Saturday, June 8 at Macy's Lenox Square. “Macy’s Great American Grilling Guru” is a national search to find the country’s ultimate master of the grill. The contest launched on Macy’s Facebook page ( as part of its summer celebration of “American Icons.”

Macy's Culinary Council is a national culinary authority comprising some of the nation’s leading culinary masters. Launched in 2003, the team of distinguished chefs serves to inspire the way Macy's customers shop, cook and eat at home. The chefs are both ambassadors and instructors, providing expert culinary advice and leading cooking demonstrations at Macy’s stores, with the aim of teaching customers how to cook and shop like a master chef.