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Ed Evans, executive chef with Live! Casino and Hotel, is set to appear on an episode of the Food Network show "Chopped" on July 2.
Ed Evans, executive chef with Live! Casino and Hotel, is set to appear on an episode of the Food Network show "Chopped" on July 2. (Kim Hairston / Baltimore Sun)

Live! Casino & Hotel’s executive chef Ed Evans will appear on an episode of “Chopped,” airing at 10 p.m. July 2 on the Food Network.

The Fourth of July-themed episode will pit four chefs against each other as they prepare summertime dinners with ingredients that include patriotic deviled eggs and star-spangled spaghetti, according to foodnetwork.com.

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Evans, a West Baltimore native, has been a chef at Live! Casino & Hotel for over four years and oversees nine of the casino’s restaurants, including the region’s Zagat #1-rated The Prime Rib, the Luk Fu Asian restaurant on the casino floor, and David’s, a 24-hour restaurant that opened last year and serves global cuisine and breakfast all day.

Jay Rohlfing, executive chef at Cunningham’s in Towson, on Tuesday took home $10,000 for winning an episode of the show.

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