Gourmet Salmon Cook-Off

1:00 pm

September 16, 2017

1:00pm to 5:00pm
Located in the Marina Parking Lot


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Salmon Festival – Salmon Cook-Off

The Salmon Cook-Off features favorite local and regional eateries as they face-off in a mouth-watering competition with local celebrity judges. Try and taste a variety of highly creative salmon dishes served in ways you never thought possible. Pair these tastes of salmon with Michigan wine, beer, & cider tasting and you have yourself a multi-course meal!

Saturday, September 16, 2017

1pm to 5 pm

Grand Haven Municipal Marina
101 N. Harbor Dr., Grand Haven, MI

Cook-off Contestants as of 8/31/17:
D&W Fresh Market
Jack’s Waterfront Bistro
Sandy Point Beach House
Grand Pines Assisted Living
Ryke’s Bakery
The Kirby House
Bakewell Co.
Righteous Cuisine
The Paisley Pig

Additional tastings provided by:

D&W Fresh Market
Fresh Veggie Center

Popcorn Paradise

Grand Finale Desserts & Pastries

Aldea Coffee

Live Cooking Demonstrations by:
Chef Mike Kenat

Live Music from:
Mike Skory
Greg Nagy & Rachel Nagy
Mia Green

Live Music Sponsored by

Event Presented by



2016 Grand Haven Salmon Festival Cook-Off Winners

2016 Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice & Best Presentation

Grand Pines Assisted Living


Bourbon Maple Glazed Salmon – with citrus & mint tabbouleh and an adobe red pepper coulis.

2016 Most Creative


Kirby House
Cured Salmon Naan Bread – Local heirloom tomatoes, pickled onions, and hot peppers, citrus feta spread, and naan bread.

2016 Most Michigan Influence


Dee Lite Bar & Grill
Fresh Grilled Salmon Sliders – With local lettuce, local heirloom tomatoes, and avocado crema.