Gourmet Salmon Cook-Off

1:00 pm

September 14, 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!

Saturday, September 14, 2019

1pm to 5 pm

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

2018 Cook-off Winners!

Judge’s Choice & Most Creative Dish
Noto’s at Bilmar
Salmon Gnocchi
House made gnocchi with a lemon sage cream and herb smoked salmon.

People’s Choice
Toasted Pickle
Mac the Sloshed Salmon
Salmon brined with wine and smoked over local hickory,
mixed with chipotle bacon and Cavatappi noodles,
swimming in a creamy Gouda cheese wine sauce
topped with Parmesan cheese bread crumbs.

Most Michigan Influence
The Paisley Pig
Smoked Salmon over Michigan Potato Hash
Cherry smoked salmon, local bacon, green
peppers, potatoes, corn, red onion, and
micro greens with a poached egg and Sriracha chili drizzle.

2018 Cook-Off Contestants:

Jack’s Waterfront Bistro
Sandy Point Beach House
Grand Pines Assisted Living
The Kirby House
The Paisley Pig
-Copper Post
-Toasted Pickle
-Noto’s at Bilmar

Additional tastings provided by:

D&W Fresh Market
Fresh Veggie Center

Popcorn Paradise

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:
Mike Skory
Greg Nagy & Rachel Nagy
Abbey Road 2.0

2018 Event Presented by