The BIG winners of The Big Cheese Competition: Grilled Cheese Extravaganza:
The Big Cheese: Chefs Carli Savedra and Raya Belna from The Water Brewery!
People’s Choice: Chef Lisa Gilmore from Orange Home Grown!
Congratulations to both winners!
Adya – Anaheim,
Adya – Irvine,
Anepalco Café – Orange,
Crema Café – Seal Beach,
Haven Gastropub – Orange,
Mesa – Costa Mesa,
Mix Mix Kitchen Bar – Santa Ana,
OC Baking Co. – Orange,
Orange Home Grown Farmers Market – Orange,
Primal Alchemy – Long Beach,
Provisions Market – Orange,
Sessions West Coast Deli – Irvine,
Tackle Box – Corona del Mar,
The Water Brewery – Costa Mesa,
Vaca – Costa Mesa
About The Big Cheese Competition
This year’s event featured one ProAm competitor who was selected by event organizers in an Instagram contest to join the professional chefs at The Big Cheese 2017. To enter, the public must have created and presented an original grilled cheese creation on Instagram and use the hashtag #thebigcheese2017 by Thursday, April 6th. The winning entry was announced on Friday, April 7th and the ProAm contender for “The Big Cheese” participated in the festival on Wednesday, April 12th.
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