Ernest Servantes Fried Chicken

Ernest Servantes Fried Chicken

One on one with college dining’s BBQ warrior

A university chef describes how he went from washing dishes to prime-time grilling.

This crop of college students is often called the Food Network generation. For those students at Texas Lutheran University, in Seguin, they’ll find a celebrity behind the lines. Ernest Servantes, executive chef with Sodexo at the university, won Food Network’s “Chopped Grill Masters” back in 2012. He currently stars on Destination America’s “BBQ Pit Wars,” in which he raises the heat against hundreds of other skilled grillers. FM spoke with Servantes about his passion for competitions, ho

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