Winners

2023 Boiling Point Competition Winners

  1. Team NorthEdgar Alzate, Alisha Young, & Anthony Pelzer
    Northern Floridian Conch, Wild Mushroom Tapenade, & Pork Belly Bites
  2. Team McMahonDan Malinak, Gary Ellis, & Jen Goloski
    Creamy Wild Mushroom Pasta, CBT (Candy Bacon Tomato), & New Orleans Conch Fritter
  3. Team PutnamMatthew Nichols, Iliana Benitez, & Loisann Sisson
    Conch Risotto, Red Hot Tortellini w/Pork & Wild Mushrooms, & Eggnog Ricotta w/Pomelo
    Honorable MentionBest Dessert – Team Catering – Alexis Saucier, Jon Carr, & Amanda Flynn
    Banana Cinnamon Citrus Sphere

Boiling Point Mystery Basket of Ingredients: Red Hots candy, Pomelo, Rice Krispies, Mushrooms, Pork Belly, & Conch

2023 Recipe Contest Winners

Appetizer/Entree

  1. Bryon Parker – Seared Shrimp & Cauliflower
  2. Josh Cratty – Popcorn Shrimp & Grits
  3. Sean Hawkins – Sous Vide Duck w/Red Bliss Potatoes & Haricot Verts

Desserts

  1. Curtis Bangs – Ode to a Legend, Gone Too Soon
  2. Loisann Diana-Sisson – Chocolate Croissants
  3. Gary Ellis – Cranberry Cheese Danish with Eggnog Creme Anglais
Recipes from all the recipe contest participants can be found here.

2022

No event was held in 2022.


2021

Event was modified to just the Boiling Point competition and was held privately on Nov. 17 & 18th in the Dining Services Innovation Lab.

Boiling Point Competition Winners

  1. Catering Team (Amanda Flynn, Jeremy Quintana, Kathy Halgren)
    Orange espresso lamb chop with fall-inspired fresh celery root slaw, cheesy bacon mashed, and home-style honey sriracha baked lentils and pork
  2. Bistro Restaurant Team (Sean Hawkins, John Coutant, Joyce Essary)
    Smoked lamb and lentil carbonara/Sausage spring rolls with mandarin coconut dipping sauce
  3. Gelfenbien Team (Donna Johnston, Lucinda Simms, Curtis Bangs)
    Pistachio crusted lamb chops with coffee balsamic reduction/wine poached pear/Caribbean jasmine rice/lentil stuffed zucchini w/celery root

Boiling Point Mystery Basket of Ingredients: lamb chops, a Jimmy Dean biscuit sausage egg and cheese sandwich, lentils, mandarin oranges, celery root, and cold brew coffee concentrate


2020

Recipe Contest & Boiling Point Winners

Boiling Point Mystery Basket of Ingredients: frog legs, porcini mushroom powder, pistachios, cornbread, chia-raspberry jam, French meat pie, oat milk

Boiling Point Team Dishes