You won’t want to miss the opportunity to win cash prizes and a chance to be judged by the Libby’s Pumpkin corporate executive chef!
Chairpersons: Weston & Rachel Berchtold
Recipe Drop Off: Saturday, August 7th at 4pm at Potter’s Alley
Winners Announced: Saturday, August 7th, 6:30 pm: Potter’s Alley
Meet & Greet Tasting: Sunday, September 12th,
5 – 7 pm: Eli’s Coffee Shop
1st Place in the Adult and Junior categories will receive $100 in Chamber Checks and 2nd Places will receive $35 in Chamber Checks! Winners of the Junior and Adult categories will compete for the $150 Overall Grand Prize. All entrants will receive a participation ribbon and Pumpkin Bucks to be used at the food venues on Festival grounds. The first 25 contestants to register will receive a Libby’s Goodie Bag.
On Sunday, September 12, from 5-7 pm, Eli’s Coffee Shop will host a meet and greet with the Grand Prize winner and Category winners with a limited number of samples of the recipes to be shared with those that attend. A People’s Choice award will be announced Wednesday, September 15 at 6:25 pm on the Gold’s Entertainment Stage on Festival grounds.
Grand Prize: Jessica Mohn – Golden Kringle
1st Malina George – Lucky Leprechaun Mini Scones
2nd Sophie Schneblin – Pumpkin Flutternutter Pie
1st Carey Beckerdite – Top O the Mornin Pumpkin Breakfast Turnover
2nd David Ellerie – Cottage Pie
1st Shelbi Losen* – Cinnamon Swirl Pumpkin Cupcakes
2nd Rachel Ellerie – Irish Pumpkin Scones
1st Kristina Pearce – Pumpkin Bread Pudding with a Whiskey Glaze
2nd Aiden Lorsbach – Maple Bacon Pumpkin Fried Wontons with Sriracha Maple Syrup
* indicates Grand Prize Winner