2016 Judged Winners

It’s fierce competition amongst the restaurants as they battle it out for Best of the Best at this year’s event! HOW DOES THE JUDGING WORK?

2016 Winners
JUDGED BEST ENTRÉE
1st Place: Duck Breast BLT – Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill
2nd Place: Sichuan Braised Pork Cheeks – Café Amalfi
3rd Place: Autumn Spiced Pan Seared Scallops – Sea Captain’s House

JUDGED BEST DESSERT
1st Place: Sea Captain’s House – White chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake with a Ginger Snap
2nd Place: Café Amalfi – Apricot & Raspberry Petit Fours w/White Chocolate Ganache
3rd Place: Greg Norman’s – Salted Carmel Brownie

JUDGED BEST BOOTH DESIGN (LARGE BOOTH)
1st Place: Lil Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
2nd Place: Boathouse Waterway Bar & Grill
3rd Place: Sea Captain’s House

JUDGED BEST BOOTH DESIGN (SMALL BOOTH)
1st Place: Bimini’s Oyster Bar & Seafood Café
2nd Place: Chili’s
3rd Place: AJ’s Pizza

PEOPLE’S CHOICE (Polled ages 13+)
Favorite Restaurant (Entrée): 21 Main
Favorite Restaurant (Dessert): Sea Captain’s House

KID’S CHOICE (Polled ages 12 & under)
Favorite Restaurant (Entrée): Jimmyz Original Hibachi
Favorite Restaurant (Dessert): The Melting Pot

2015 Winners
JUDGED BEST ENTRÉE                                                             

1st Place: Cafe Amaifi – Braised Boar Belly Bourbon Glaze

2nd Place: Tupelo Honey – Seared Pork Tenderloin 

3rd Place: Nacho Hippo – Grandma’s Taco Pot Roast

JUDGED BEST DESSERT

1st Place: Sea Captains House – Chocolate Cake with Peanuts

2nd Place: Rita’s Ice – Misto

3rd Place: Greg Normans – Carrot Cake Cheesecake 

JUDGED BEST BOOTH DESIGN (LARGE BOOTH)                         

1st Place: Lil’ Tokyo

2nd Place: Fiesta Mexicana

3rd Place: Sea Captians

JUDGED BEST BOOTH DESIGN (SMALL BOOTH)

1st Place: Bimini’s Oyster Bar & Seafood Cafe

2nd Place: Second Cup

3rd Place: A J’s pizza

PEOPLE’S CHOICE (Polled ages 13+)                           

Favorite Restaurant (Entrée): Greg Normans

Favorite Restaurant (Dessert): Melting Pot

KID’S CHOICE (Polled ages 12 & under)

Favorite Restaurant (Entrée): Jimmy’z Hibachi

Favorite Restaurant (Dessert): Melting Pot