The 18th Annual Gourmet Guys Winners were. . .

Chef Judged Categories: 

Appetizers:  

1st Place: Willie Bertsch – BBQ Heaven – Thai Chicken Wings

2nd Place: Michael Cornette / Kevin King – KSFY TV – How To Get Away With Eggs

Sides & Salads:

1st Place: Cartwright Brothers – Honolulu Toots Volcano Beans

2nd Place: Ryan Pownell – The First National Bank in Sioux Falls – Cheese Biscuits

Entrees:

1st Place: Andy Munce – Sanford Health – Slow Smoked Pork & Slaw

2nd Place: Lee Lewis – Lewis Law Firm – Chicken Big Mamou

Desserts: 

1st Place: Bradley Herr – The Blue Rock Bar & Grill – Marscapone Cheesecake

2nd Place: Chris Madsen & Eric Schulte – The Answer Team – G.O.A.T. Panna Coata w/Fruit Compote

Theme/Decoration:

1st Place: Bradley Herr – The Blue Rock Bar & Grill

2nd Place: Matt Keiper – First PREMIER Bank

Media Challenge (Traveling Trophy):

Jack Gregg – KELOLAND Media Group – Mo’ Fudge

 

People’s Choice: 

Appetizers:  

1st Place: Dr Jeff Anderson – Avera Heart Hospital – Buccaneer Bacon Stuffed Shrimp

2nd Place: Dan Johnson – Dow Rummel – Best Nachos This Side of the Wall

Sides & Salads:

1st Place: Mike Polasky – George Boom Funeral Home – Picnic Corn

2nd Place: Ryan Pownell – The First National Bank in Sioux Falls – Cheese Biscuits

Entrees:

1st Place: Ben Kyte – Citibank – Cowboy Stew

2nd Place: Matt Keiper – First PREMIER Bank – Teriyaki Chicken Tacos

Desserts: 

1st Place: Tom Hanson – KDLT TV – Praline Perfection

2nd Place: Sheriff Mike Milstead – Minnehaha County Sheriff – Caramel Apple Snowstorm

 

Thank you to all of our 32 Gourmet Guys and their assistants for making this year’s event taste “the BEST EVER” !

 

Also, thank you to our Gourmet Judges: 

  • Jake Kuchta – Minervas
  • Kristina Kuehn – K Restaurant
  • Clinton Paquette – Carpenter Bar
  • Arien Robinson – Dow Rummel Village