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Thursday, October 14, 2010

Mickey McLean, Cleveland Chef, is Cosmo's Bachelor of the Year

Posted By on Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 11:10 AM

Bachelor of the Year.
  • Bachelor of the Year.

The dreamiest single man in America is right here in Cleveland, ladies.

According to Cosmo, which specializes in the judgment of dreamy single men, Mickey McLean, 30, is the Bachelor of the Year.

Yes, the tall, dark, handsome specimen of manhood is named Mickey McLean. There was about a 0.05% chance that a guy with that name would be anything but hunky.

The fawning begins after the jump.

Cosmo editor-in-chief Kate White said, "Killer eyes, great body, great personality — and, he's a chef. What woman wouldn't like that?"

McLean works at both The Flying Fig and Umami Asian Kitchen, but that's just the beginning of his qualifications for Dreamboat Status.

According to the PD:

A native of Rochester, N.Y., he's a Yankees fan. After cooking, he cites hiking, weightlifting, running, Jet-Skiing and snow-skiing among his favorite activities. The Grateful Dead is the first band named among his favorite musicians. Favorite movie? "Goodfellas."

Influential local restaurateurs know him more deeply. There's a lot behind that face, they say.

"Honestly? He's awesome to work with — and I mean that sincerely," says Karen Small, chef-owner of Flying Fig restaurant in Ohio City. McLean works behind the scenes, doing everything from butchering to making pasta from scratch.

The Indians fan in us says to stay away, but those eyes... those eyes...

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