Day one of Tuna BBQ is over – Day two launches at 10am Sunday next to NOAA – Culinary Student Challenge 10am – 2pm
People’s Choice Award – Team Chamber (Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce), Lorna Davis – Albacore Tuna Tortilla Appetizer
Champion – Toby’s Nose – Cassie Fergusson & Michelle Manary – Northwest Suckerpunch
2nd Place – iTuna – Maria Rock – Seared Tuna Daikon Salad
3rd Place – Tim the Enchanter BBQ – David Manary – Caerbannog Tuna
4th Place – Nary’s Knightly Knaves From NOAA – Catherine Nary – Tuna-licious Tropical Tequila Tostacos
5th Place – Team Chamber – (Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce), Lorna Davis – Albacore Tuna Tortilla Appetizer
6th Place – Duke of Well and Done- Matthew Manary – Smoked Tuna Croquettes
People’s Choice Award – Team Hana – Philip Oswalt – Oregon Albacore Tuna Taco Salad
Champion – Team Hana – Philip Oswalt – Oregon Albacore Tuna Taco Salad
2nd Place Sarah Wong, Seattle Culinary Academy – Albacore Provencale with Corn Tomato Nicoise
3rd Place – Schooner Restaurant (Netarts) – Tom Flood – Clinched Loin of Albacore w/Tomato Anchovy Cream
4th Place – Soupcon – Jackie Gzsanka – Albacore With A Champagne Tarragon Mignonette
Sunday’s event is the Culinary Student Challenge from 10:00am to 2:00pm – Awards at 2:00pm.
Much of the proceeds from the Tuna BBQ event goes to helping the Newport Food Pantry stay stocked with healthy food for Newport’s needy families.