WISCONSIN

GRILLED CHEESE

CHAMPIONSHIP

Thank you to everyone who made it to the 6th Annual Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship! 

Below are the Official Results from this year's competition, with the first place recipes:

Amateur Classic:

1st – Robert Jake, Elgin IL
2nd – James Polder, Plain WI
3rd – Ryan Corbin, Madison WI


Winning Ingredients: Vern’s Chicken Soup Cheese, JS Brand Mild Cheddar, Compound Butter, Texas Bread
 
Professional – Classic
1st –  Erin Hanou, Mazomanie WI
2nd – Steve Moore, Arena WI
3rd – Kari Panozzo, Fennimore WI


Winning Ingredients: Carr Valley Black Sheep Truffle Cheese, Murphy Farms Hand Rolled Wild Onion Compound Butter, Claussen’s Sourdough Bread


Amateur – Classic Plus One
1st – Robert Jake, Elgin IL
2nd – Ann Thompson, Dodgeville WI
3rd – Jeff Clements, Madison WI


Winning Ingredients: Lobster, Weyauwega Farmers Cheese, JS Brand Brick Cheese, JS Brand Mild Cheddar, Stoneridge Fortina Cheese, Arica Dofino Havarti Cheese, Buttercase Cheese, Texas Bread, Compound Butter


Professional – Classic Plus One
1st – Katherine Rehfeldt, Milwaukee WI
2nd – Chris McCoy
3rd – Daniel Petersen, Stoughton WI


Winning Ingredients: StoneRidge Horseradish Cheddar, Ribeye nuggets, Roasted Garlic Bread


Young Chef:
1st – Jordan Mick, Dodgeville WI
2nd – John McClellan, Delavan WI


Winning Ingredients: Tomato Basil Farmer Cheese, Canadian Bacon, Pineapple, Italian Bread


Amateur – Classic Plus Extras
1st – Cara Wallner, Menomonee Falls WI
2nd –  David Graham, Stephens Point WI
3rd – Kristi Leon, Kaukauna WI


Winning Ingredients: 
Pretzel Bun, Salted Butter, WI Mac & Cheese, Pepper Jack Cheese, Pulled Pork, BBQ Sauce, Door County Sour Cherries


Professional – Classic Plus Extras

1st – Anna Thomas Bates, Albany WI
2nd –  Alyssa Mentink, Dodgeville WI
3rd – Jason McCoy


Winning Ingredients:


Amateur – Classic Dessert

1st – Liv Svanoe, Madison WI
2nd –  Kathleen Hanna, Verona WI
3rd – Paula Gylland, Menomonee Falls, WI


Winning Ingredients: Lemon bread, Belgioioso Mascarpone, Montchevre Blueberry Goat Cheese, Carr Valley Fresh Goat Chevre, Lemon Zest, Basil, Blueberry Balsamic Jam, Pinenuts, Lemon Curd


Professional – Classic Dessert
1st –  Daniel Petersen, Stoughton WI
2nd – Katherine Rehfeldt, Milwaukee WI
3rd – Alyssa Mentink, Dodgeville WI


Winning Ingredients: Stoneridge Aged White Cheddar, Dried Cranberry Chutney, Ancient Grain Bread


Lorin Toepper Best in Show:Liv Svanoe, Madison WI

Winning Ingredients:

6th Annual Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship Official Results