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His "carrot-and-ginger gelee with cinnamon-dusted French toast and almond foam" was far from ordinary French toast. But it was Rob Evans' version of the ubiquitous cooking competition dessert that cost him the Chopped Championship, and a $50,000 grand prize, last night. The chef and owner of Portland's Duckfat was clearly stunned by the judges' decision, which gave the title to London chef Jun Tanaka."I gave them what they wanted. So I thought. So I thought," he said as the camera followed him out. [FN]