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Maggie Pickford Crowned 2017 Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen

2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28, 29 and 30, 2017 gilroygarlicfestival.com PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maggie Pickford Crowned 2017 Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen May 16, 2017 (Gilroy, CA): Maggie Pickford was crowned the 2017 Miss Gilroy Garlic Festival Queen at the annual scholarship pageant held on May 13 at Gilroy Gardens Family Theme…
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Celebrity Chef Giada De Laurentiis To Appear at the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival

2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28, 29 and 30, 2017 gilroygarlicfestival.com PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Celebrity Chef Giada De Laurentiis To Appear at the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival May 4, 2017 (Gilroy, CA): Gilroy Garlic Festival organizers recently announced that Emmy-award-winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis will be appearing at the Festival on Sunday,…
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Florida Artist Wins 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival Art Poster Contest

2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival July 28, 29 and 30, 2017 gilroygarlicfestival.com PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Florida Artist Wins 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival Art Poster Contest April 25, 2017 (Gilroy, CA): Diane Grosman from Winter Haven, Florida was named the winner of the 2017 Gilroy Garlic Festival Art Poster Contest. As First Place winner, Grosman receives…
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Gilroy Garlic Festival Works Up an “App”etite with Multiple Awards

The Gilroy Garlic Festival, heralded as one of the world’s best summer food festivals, recently won two prestigious awards for its free mobile app. The Gilroy Garlic Festival app won First Place in the recent CalFest Celebration Awards and was also awarded a highly coveted W3 Award in the Mobile App-Events category. The Gilroy Garlic…
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2016 Gilroy Garli-Que Backyard BBQ Rib Throwdown Winner

In a first-ever battle of backyard BBQers at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, SHOWOFF BBQ from Salinas, CA emerged the winner in the 2016 Gilroy Garli-Que Backyard BBQ Rib Throwdown competition on Sunday, July 31. SHOWOFF BBQ beat out numerous other amateur BBQ chefs to win over the judges with their smoky, sticky, and (of course)…
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Michael Fisher Named Champion in the 2016 Garlic Showdown

Chef Michael Fisher from Fishers Delicatessen & Catering in Hollister, CA won the annual Garlic Showdown at the 2016 Gilroy Garlic Festival on Sunday, July 31. In the Iron Chef-style Garlic Showdown, top professional chefs compete against each other in a timed challenge to create two dishes using include secret ingredients that are revealed during…
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2016 Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge Winner

Burnin and Lootin smoked the competition to win Overall Grand Champ in the first-ever Gilroy Garli-Que BBQ Challenge on Saturday, July 30, at the 2016 Gilroy Garlic Festival. Smokey Luv BBQ was named Reserve Champ. Contestants in the Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS) sanctioned event competed in five categories (Chicken, Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder, Beef…
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