Gourmet Salmon Cook-Off

1:00 pm

September 21, 2019

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

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!

Time:  1pm to 5 pm

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

2019 Cook-off Winners!

Judge’s Choice & Most Creative Dish
 Hearthstone Bistro
Pan-seared Atlantic Salmon
Pan-seared Atlantic Salmon with fregola di sarda, asparagus, marinated garlic tomatoes, pecorino and nduja cream.

People’s Choice
Kirby House
Cajun Grilled Atlantic Salmon Pinwheel
A salmon pinwheel served on roasted corn and sweet potato hash with a Cajun seasoning, black cherry barbecue sauce, and local radish micro-greens.

Most Michigan Influence
The Paisley Pig
 Grilled Salmon Street Tacos
Ch Grilled salmon, corn tortillas, cabbage, cotija, avocado chipotle creme, smoked corn and pineapple salsa with micro cilantro.

2019 Cook-Off Contestants:

-Kirby House
-Burger Theory
-Copper Post
-Grand Pines Assisted Living Center
-Noto’s at the Bil-Mar
-Paisley Pig Gastropub
-Hearthstone Bistro

Additional tastings provided by:

D&W Fresh Market
Fresh Veggie Center

Grand Finale Desserts & Pastries

Aldea Coffee

Live Cooking Demonstrations by:
Chef Nick Tushek
Preparing:Toasted Sesame Salmon with Fresh Kimchi Slaw and
Nori Dusted Crispy Wonton Finished with Wasabi Kewpie

Live Music from:
Greg Miller
Greg Nagy & Rachel Nagy
Greg Nagy Band
Serita’s Black Rose Duo

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