World Food Championships 2012 Review!
'Joes' vs. 'Pros' at the World Food Championships!
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And the winners are...These home cooks have won a chance to cook with the pros at the 2012 World Food Championships in Las Vegas, NV. It's the "Joes v. Pros," and these talented guys and gals may walk away from Vegas with some serious bragging rights... and prize money!
We're proud to be teaming up with the WFC folks to offer these lucky Just A Pinch members the EXCLUSIVE opportunity to compete in this invite-only event... hosted by Adam Richman, star of Travel Channel's "Man v. Food" and "Adam Richman's Best Sandwich in America."
Barbecue Category:Sherri Logan Williams* - Crestview, FL
Smokin' Baby Got Back Ribs
Greg Appel - Sunderland, MD
Spicy Chi Chi Ribs
Penelope Malcolm* - Americus, GA
Southern Peach, Vidalia Onion & Bourbon BBQ Sauce
Susan Simons* - Roy, WA
Jason Summers - Greenfield, MO
Burgers Category:Donna Bardocz* - Howell, MI
Pimento Cheese Sliders
Jamie Brown-Miller - Napa, CA
Bacon Brie Burgers with Caesar on Brioche
Veronica Callaghan* - Glastonbury, CT
Tinga Hamburguesas with Cotija-lime Slaw
Lindsey Cook* - Dallas, TX
Biscuits and Gravy Burger
Leah Stacey* - Montgomery, AL
Thai Smile Burger
Chili Category:"Big" Bill Wentz* - Virginia Beach, VA
Win or Lose Chili
Melissa Baldan* - San Diego, CA
(H)Eat it up Chili
Geoffry LeCher - Wheeling, WV
Pork and Green Chili Posole
Debbie Reid* - Clearwater, FL
Spicy Southwestern Black Bean Chili
Sena Wilson* - Jackson, TX
My Texas Chili
Sandwiches Category:Lori McLain* - Denton, TX
Sticky Chicken Naan Sandwich
Carmell Childs - Provo, UT
Spicy Salmon Sandwich with Ginger-Peperoncini Aioli
Linda Dalton* - Stoughton, MA
Panko Coated Falafel and Greek Salad Pitas
Jane McMillan* - Massena, NY
Brie, Pear and Apricot Sammie with Thai Dipping Sauce
Kelly Williams - Forked River, NJ
Buffalo Wing Garlic-Toasted Hoagies
Side Dishes Category:Linda Bonwill* - Englewood, FL
Cobb Potato Salad
Marsha Gardner - Florala, AL
Merry Graham* - Newhall, CA
Cherry Sesame Noodles with Lemon-Hoison Sauce
Jackie Mento* - The Villages, FL
Cornbread Puddle Cakes w/ Savory Gingersnap Gravy
Debbie Wright* - Sulphur, LA
Grits and Greens Casserole
*Competing in Vegas
Grand Prize Winners each receive:
- Invitation to prepare and and compete with their winning recipe November 1-4 at the 2012 World Food Championships (WFC) in Las Vegas, NV... where prize money of up to $50,000 is up for grabs!
- Waiver of all WFC entrance fees
- $1,000 Voucher towards travel expenses
- Honorary Kitchen Crew status (Boo yah!)
★ Runners-Up each receive:
- Invitation to prepare and and compete with their winning recipe at the 2012 World Food Championships (WFC) in Las Vegas, NV... where prize money of up to $50,000 is up for grabs!
- Honorary Kitchen Crew status
- (Runners-Up responsible for own travel & competition expenses.)
Congratulations to all you fab cooks out there! We were inundated with bushels of delicious entries in the Just A Pinch World Food Championship contest, and it's clear that ALL of you have got some serious cooking chops!
We're thrilled to announce these 25 lucky entrants whose recipes won them their very own exclusive invitation from Just A Pinch to compete at the 2012 World Food Championships in Las Vegas! These kitchen "Joe's" have earned the opportunity to battle the country's best cooking pros in what is sure to be a heckuva foodie face-off!
Feeling like a winner yourself? ENTER TO WIN some tasty prizes of your own!
Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Oct 8, 2012
Congratulations to all the winners! So happy and proud of you all! xoxo
Melissa Sperka MelissasSouthernStyleKitchen - Oct 8, 2012
Congrats everyone!! Go get 'em!
Sherri Logan Williams logansw - Oct 8, 2012
It's such an honor to have won in the BBQ category! I'm super duper excited about meeting alot of my foodies friends who will be in Vegas. We are going to have a blast. This will be the ultimate food trip of trips. Congratulations to everyone. sw☺
peggy Calhoun peggycalhoun - Oct 8, 2012
Congratulations to all the talented guys and girls for you incredible recipes!!! Good luck to all the competitors....Go break some legs
Didi Dalaba didicoffeegirl - Oct 8, 2012
Congratulations guys and gals!!! Show the "pro's" what your made of!!!
Good luck to everyone!!