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Mena Wins Top Chef Honors at Restaurant Roundup

Dillan Mena was crowned at the new "Top Chef" at the 2017 Restaurant Roundup.

The annual Restaurant Roundup saw Dillan Mena winning the prize at the conclusion of the "Top Chef" competition. The win was the first for Mena, who currently is a chef at Embers Steakhouse.

The Panhandle Restaurant Association issued a congratulatory message for Mena online, following his win, saying, "Congratulations to Chef Dillan Mena for your win tonight at Roundup. Our new Top Chef Amarillo! You will find him at Embers Steakhouse."

The event also included food and wine tastings from over 50 local restaurants.

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