Great Garlic Cook-Off Winners

Great Garlic Cook-Off Champions: 1979-2017

2017
Smoky Salsa Roja Shrimp and Roasted Garlic Cotija Grits
Naylet LaRochelle (Miami, FL)

2016
Garlic Goat Cheese Bacon Soufflé with Creamy Garlic Mustard Sauce
Rebecka Evans (Danville, CA)

2015
Shakshuka with Deep Fried Garlic
Jodi Taffel (Altadena, CA)

2014
Sarsaparilla Glazed Wild West Burgers and Southwest Sweet Potatoes
Suzanne Clark (Phoenix, AZ)

2013
Carnival Style Fish Sticks with Lemony Jalapeno Mayonnaise and Spicy Apple Kohlrabi Slaw
Karen Harris (Castle Rock, CO)

2012
Crispy Pork Belly with Caramelized Onion and Fig Agrodolce and Creamy Polenta
Laureen Pittman (Riverside, CA)

2011
Stacked Steak Napoleon on Garlic Paper with Asparagus, Radicchio, Shiitakes and Stilton
Jamie Brown-Miller (Napa, CA)

2010
Warm Weather Watermelon Crabmeat Kissed South Seas Soup
Margee Berry (Trout Lake, WA)

2009
Spicy Garlic Butter Cookies with Garlic Goat Cheese and Honey
Andrew Barth (Winnetka, CA)

2008
Walnut-Garlic Tart with Garlic-Infused Cream and Chili Syrup
Laurie Benda (Madison, WI)

2007
Chai Steeped Chicken Breasts with
Oriental Aioli, Vegetables Vinaigrette and Spiced Black Rice
Roxanne Chan (Albany, CA)

2006
Oh Baby! Prosciutto Wrapped, Roasted Garlic, Feta & Rosemary Stuffed Bellas
Jennifer A. Malfas (Orland Park, IL)

2005
Basil & Garlic Stuffed Sea Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto with a Spicy Beurre Blanc
Mary Beth Harris-Murphree (Tyler, TX)

2004
Garlic Seafood Soup
Ginger Moreno (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)

2003
Grilled Candied-Garlic Salmon on Crispy Rice Noodles and Baby Asian Greens
Joann Donangelo (Salinas, CA)

2002
Garlic-Scented Seafood Cakes with Citrus Salsa & Chipotle Aioli
Beth Royals (Richmond, VA)

2001
Garlic Marnier Duck Pot Stickers
Adam Sanchez (Gilroy, CA)

2000
Creamy Potato Gratin with Gorgonzola, Pears & Pecans
Camilla Saulsbury (Bloomington, IN)

1999
Creamy Cancun Roasted Garlic Soup with Fiery Garlic Shrimp
Sharyn L. Hill (Organ, NM)

1998
Garlic Spring Rolls with Garlicky-Lime Sauce
Kim Landhuis (Ft. Dodge, IA)

1997
Sizzling Garlic & Citrus Shrimp
Ellen Burr (Truro, MA)

1996
Garlic Country Cornmeal Scones
Patricia Lee Henry (Moreno Valley, CA)

1995
Spicy Garlic Chili
Kelli Larspur-Honda (Gilroy, CA)

1994
Southwest Bread
Jim Kelley (Glendale, CA)

1993
Bedoni’s Oyster Boat
John Bedoni (Rocklin, CA)

1992
Garlic Mushroom Soup
J.O. Manis (Mill Valley, CA)

1991
Garlic & Chili Relleno Souffle
Maria Sandoval (Alameda, CA)

1990
Carmelized Garlic Phyllo Focaccia
Pricilla Yee (Concord, CA)

1989
Grilled Turkey Tenderloins in Garlic-Ancho Chili Sauce
Alan Dell'ario (Oakland, CA)

1988
Green Card Casserole
Debbie Sheesley (Oxnard, CA)

1987
Healthy Hot & Garlicky Wings
Winifred Harano (Los Angeles, CA)

1986
Garlic Cheese Ravioli & Bechamel Sauce
Bob Salyers (Monterey, CA)

1985
Renee’s Seafood Fra Diavolo
Renee Telese (Saugus, CA)

1984
Grilled Fish with Garlic Salsa
Beverly Stone (Berkeley, CA)

1983
Mahony’s Bruschetta
Neil Mahony (Ventura, CA)

1982
Artichokes Alla Rosina
Rosina Wilson (Albany, CA)

1981
Fettuccine Gloriosa
Rudy & Gloria Melone (Gilroy, CA)

1980
Jo’s Baked Garlic Soup
Jo Stallard (Pacific Grove, CA)

1979
Kelly’s Asian Chicken
Kelly Greene (Mill Valley, CA)