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Pizza Grand Prix Six: PostScript

Posted by CMH Gourmand on November 6, 2010

Final Results for Pizza Grand Prix Six

There were eleven entries for the Homemade Pizza contest.

Our four judges……

Mike Hinze – Pizza Slayer /14 Inches of Love Pizza blog
Dave Treneff – Pizza Slayer /14 Inches of Love Pizza blog
Dave Scarpetti – from Webercam and the Grand Champion of the PGP V homemade pizza contest
Jeff Aufdencamp – from Mama Mimi’s Take and Bake Pizza
(I would like to thank Jeff for donating several Flat Tire beers to me).

……..fought their way through multiple slices of pizza to determine our winners.

Third place – Angie U. with her Fragrant Garden Pie: Lavendar crust honey lemon sauce, chardonnay pears, goat cheese and pine nuts.

Second place: Matt W. with a Thai Chicken Pizza: satay sauce, ginger, lemongrass, coconut, milk marinated chicken, carrot shavings and a hint of sriracha sauce.

First place and grand prize of a Made by Amy D, one of a kind pizza apron: Becky D. with her Savory / Sweet Pizza: featuring homemade ricotta, peach preserves, chicken, priscutto and more.

Honorable mention goes to our fourth place finisher, Mr. Talcott Starr for the best pizza box of the night as seen below.

The unofficial head count was eighty attendees.

Some of the pizzas making an appearance were:
Gattos – pepperoni
Dicarlos – pepperoni and mushroom
Ange’s – pepperoni
Plank’s – peperoni
Pizza Primo – pepperoni
Pizza Primo – BBQ Chicken
Taranto’s – pepperoni and pineapple
Homemade vegan carmel apple
Pandora’s – pepperoni
Rubinos – supreme
Dewey’s – multiple varieties
Clever Crow – Gary’s new harvest pie with a spiced winter squash pate, roasted red potatoes, balsamic onions, sweet corn, smoked provolone and mozz.
Clever Crow – housemade redwine/fennel sausage (Note CC opens at North Market in December/January)
Gatto’s – pepperoni and capicola ham
Borgata Cafe – pepperoni and capacola
Yellow Brick – The Big O
Villa Nova – pepperoni and banana peppers
Romeos – Potato
Panzeras – ?
Whole Foods – ?
Pizza Rustica – multiple
and several more including leftovers from the eleven homemade pizza contest entries.

There were also some killer gingersnap cookies. Someone donated two cases of beverages.

We also had two people show up twenty minutes after everyone else left with two spelt pizzas made in skillets.

You can read about the before, during and after on this Columbus Underground thread –
click here

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