What Valley Chef Deserves a Comedy Roast?
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Comedy roasts, first made popular by The Friars Club in the early 1920s, served the purpose of flabbergasting the guest of honor with both offensive yet funny insults and heartfelt praise.
And since celebs like Bob Saget, Pamela Anderson, and William Shatner have had their turns as roastees, why not a Valley chef? Which one? Here's who other Valley chefs and restaurateurs would nominate for the hot seat. Who would be your pick?
I think the obvious answer here is Aaron May, with Beau MacMillan as emcee. Aaron is pretty open about people either loving or hating him and he has a great sense of humor about it. And you'd be pretty hard-pressed to get a more entertaining guy than Beau to head the thing up.
Chris Bianco is definitely worthy of a good roasting. He's got a great sense of humor and there's no ego attached to him, so it would make for a really fun evening.
I'd like to see Charleen Badman of FnB roasted because she's "Badass" Badman and she certainly deserves the praise!
I'm sure that I won't be the only person to say Christopher Gross! He's been one of the leaders in this town for years. Plus, I think he would get a kick out of it.