Originally Posted by Hawg Father of Seoul
I did not say that you would do any thing wrong or that it was not a good opportunity for you. I just think the organizers missed an obvious issue.
I do not blame any one for taking any advantage within any set confines.
It is just my opinion that it sucks. However, I may judge some next year....
You can't visit another cook at another Sam's without risking a DQ but it's OK to cook one event and judge another. I can see this policy causing heartburn for Sam's down the road. At the very least they should consider restricting it to you can't judge in a region you cook in.