Jay Graves of Charlotte was recently named regional champion of Longhorn Steakhouse’s Steak Master Series, a culinary competition where the restaurant’s top-performing grill experts vie for the coveted title of Steak Master.
Graves is a culinary team member at Longhorn Steakhouse at 2255 Cross Point Drive in Rock Hill. He has worked at the restaurant for more than three years.
Graves is one of 59 team members from Longhorn Steakhouse to achieve the distinction. He advances to the next round June 29, with a chance to compete for a $10,000 grand prize in Orlando, Fla.
“This recognition is a well-deserved testament to Jay’s grilling expertise,” said Paul Livrieri, executive vice president of operations at Longhorn Steakhouse. “All of us at LongHorn share his passion for serving outstanding food and perfectly grilled steaks.”
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