Awards: The Golden Plate Champ
Amuse Bouche: Thai Turkey Wontons
A taste of the East with an American Flair. The Wonton incorporates a creamy cheese mix of green onions, cilantro, ginger, and turkey. We add some spice with sriracha and sweet red chili. Finally it is balanced out with kosher salt, black pepper, soy sauce, and hoisin sauce. Topped off with a dash of sesame seeds and a Coke dipping sauce.
Entree: Daniel's Turkey Coke Pho
An American twist on the Vietnamese tradition. A steaming hot broth with a mixture of flavors ranging from ginger, aniste star,and cinnamon. Fresh ingredients that bring out the earthy texture such as carrots, celery, onions, bean sprouts, snow peas, and green onions. To bring the flavor together we have turkey, red fresno chili, coke sauce, sambila sauce, and Thai basil on top of rice noodle.
Black Bear Diner
Awards: FreshPoint Secret Ingredient Champ and Team Spirit Champ
Whipped feta cheese cucumber bites tipped with sun dried tomatoes and basil
A classic turkey gyro with a fresh veggie and peach (secret ingredient) salad on top. The tzatziki sauce had a splash of Zico Coconut Water.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse
Awards: Coca-Cola Champ
Amuse Bouche: Turkey Tsukune
Turkey meatball, ginger, garlic, sesame, scallion
- garlic lime aioli
- soy Cherry Coke glaze
Entree: Turkey Katsu
Breaded turkey thighs, turkey wing friend rice (fish sauce and sesame), cabbage slaw with miso Coke vinegrette, Coca-Cola katsu sauce
Hard Rock Cafe
Awards: People's Choice
Amuse Bouche: ‘Bloody Mary’ Gazpacho c.71
Heirloom tomato and English cucumber gazpacho seasoned with our original 1971 Bloody Mary mix recipe, chilled, and served with crispy basil.
Entree: Cajun Stuffed Turkey Wing
Foster Farms turkey wing stuffed with gulf shrimp, turkey andouille sausage, and Creole holy trinity. Dry rubbed, flash fried, and tossed in our Classic Rock Buffalo sauce with a Jack and Coke drizzle. Served with hardwood smoked red chili & blue cheese slaw.
Specialty Restaurants Corp.
Awards: The Best Bite Champ
Amuse Bouche: Creamy Tomato Soup Shooter with Grilled Cheese Sticks
Fire-roasted tomato soup with crispy turkey skin three cheese stick
Entree: Turkey Pineapple Fried Rice
Pineapple, green peas, turkey, teriyaki & soy sauce served in a half pineapple
Awards: Ecolab Champ
Sauteed pear with brown sugar and butter with Gorgonzola, arugula, candied walnut, balsamic glaze and Gorgonzola mouse.
Marinated turkey egg roll served with a pickled veg, cilantro, and green onion salad over forbidden black rice and paired with a fish oil vinegar dipping sauce. Simply Orange Juice was incorporated into the glaze to enhance sweetness and add brightness to the dish.
Awards: The Purse and the KitchenAid Commercial Champs
Amuse Bouche: Spicy Turkey Canapé
Fried blue corn tortilla, black bean purée, poached turkey, chipotle crema, cherry tomato, turkey skin chicharron
Entree: Mango Turkey Kabobs
Marinated pan-seared turkey, mango coconut purée sauce (with Zico Cononut Water and Sprite), sautéed tricolored quinoa salad, lime pesto, Sprite foam
House of Blues
Awards: Best Garnish
1.5 oz Don Julio Silver
1 oz Hennessy
1 oz lime juice
1 oz Simply orange juice
.5 oz Torani agave syrup
.12 tsp activated charcoal
.25 tsp edible pearl dust
Muddle raspberries and blackberry in shaker. Add Don Julio, Hennessy, lime juice, orange juice, agave syrup, charcoal, pearl dust, and ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into skull decanter. Add applewood smoke into skull decanter and cap. Swirl ingredients to help infuse smoke. Pour over fresh ice and garnish with bamboo skewer of two raspberries and one mint sprig.
Cocktail: La Agua Meil
2 oz. Don Julio Silver
.50 oz fresh lime juice
.50 oz Torani agave
.50 oz Lemongrass Peppercorn Shrub
2 dashes Orange bitters
Top with Sprite
Smoke glass with dried passilla chile, peppercorn and lemongrass. Let glass sit in smoke while you add all ingredients to shaker. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Add Ice to you smoked glass and pour cocktail. Top with Sprite. Garnish with Fresh Edible Orchid, orange peel and Lemongrass straw.
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
Award: Diageo Golden Goblet Champ
Cocktail: Day at the Spa
1.5 oz Ketel One Vodka
0.25 oz Chareau Liqueur
0.5 oz Torani Rose Syrup
2 oz Fresh ginger infused cucumber water
0.75 oz Aquafaba
0.25 oz Barrilitos Pear Cucumber Agua Fresca
½ Lime squeeze
Garnished with viola edible flowers
Award: The Craftiest
Cocktail: Sunrise Sunset
1.5oz Don Julio Blanco
.75oz egg white
.5oz yellow chartreuse
.5oz lemon juice
.25oz Torani Rose Syrup
Grand Marnier: rinse
Orange Fanta ice ball
- reduce Coca-Cola with Torani Rose Syrup into a simple reduction
- Orange Fanta ice ball created with ice ball press
- Dry shake tequila, chartreuse, Coca-Cola/Torani syrup, lemon juice, and egg whites. Rinse glass with Grand Marnier. Insert ice ball. Quick shake with ice.
Rock & Brews
Award: Coca-Cola Champ
Cocktail: The Dead Rockstar
.75oz Don Julio Silver Tequila
.75oz Don Julio Reposado Tequila
.75oz Don Julio Anejo Tequila
1tsp Prickly Pear (Gold Label Mix)
.25oz Lonin Syrup (Torani)
.25oz Cinnamon Syrup (Torani)
.75oz Coconut Water (Coca-Cola)
Combine all ingredients in shaker, and ice, shake vigorously, and strain into cooler glass with pebble ice.
Garnish with dehydrated lime, 2 brandied cherries, mint, edible orchid, cinnamon stick, umbrella, two swizzle sticks, 2 bendy straws.
Specialty Restaurants Corp.
Cocktail: Southern Pear
1.5 Don Julio
.5 Prickly Pear
.75 Fresh Lemon Juice
Splash of Sprite on top
3 dashes of Cucumber Bitters
3 pieces of Mint in Shaker
Rim the glassware with Pink Himalayan Salt Jigger and shake all ingredients with ice. Double strain over fresh ice. Express mint bouquet over glass and garnish with bouquet.
Don Julio (2.5 oz)
Simply Orange (.5 oz)
Brown Cinnamon Sugar Syrup “Torani” (.5 oz)
Heavy Cream (1 oz)
Triple Sec (.5 oz)
Chocolate Orange Wafer
Chocolate Orange Slice
Add 2.5 oz Don Julio, .5 oz Simply Orange, .5 oz Brown Cinnamon Sugar, .5 oz Triple Sec and heavy cream to shaker tin.
Shake and strain into coupe glass
Flame Orange Swatch over drink
Shave Abuelita chocolate over drink
Garnish with chocolate orange wafer and chocolate orange slice