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2016 GRILLED CHEESE RECIPE SHOWDOWN

THE CONTEST HAS COME TO A CLOSE. FOR NOW.



The 2017 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown may be over, but the pursuit for grilled cheese perfection never ends. Take this time to get your grilled cheese game plan in order and prepare for 2018 to be a tasty takeover of deliciousness. In the meantime, come back soon to see our 2017 winning entries as well as a downloadable ebook of the Academy’s favorites. They’ll be posted this August.


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2016 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown Champions

2016 GOLD AWARD

All-American

Featuring Wisconsin Aged Cheddar & Mascarpone


BY Grace Gutierrez - Longmont, CO

2016 SILVER AWARD

Bloody Mary

Featuring Wisconsin Mozzarella, Parmesan, Cheese Curds, Cream Cheese & Aged Cheddar


BY Lacey Muszynski - Glendale, WI

2016 BRONZE AWARD

Speakeasy

Featuring Wisconsin Havarti & Gouda


BY Lauren Katz - Ashburn, VA

2016 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Cocina

Featuring Wisconsin Pepper Jack


BY Matthew Greeley & Lauren Adams -
Chester Springs, PA

2016 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Southern Charm

Featuring Wisconsin Parmesan & Havarti


BY Janey Schafer - Avon, OH

2016 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Beale Street

Featuring Wisconsin Gorgonzola & Pepper Jack


BY Thomas Gilson - Wheeling, WV

2015 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown Champions

2015 GOLD AWARD

Sports Bar

Featuring Wisconsin Gorgonzola & Mozzarella


BY Stefanie Abi-Rached & Chris Schaldenbrand - Santa Ana, CA

2015 SILVER AWARD

Picante

Featuring Wisconsin Pepper Jack & Aged Cheddar


BY Lauren Wyler - Dripping Springs, TX

2015 BRONZE AWARD

Mahalo

Featuring Wisconsin Chipotle Jack & Aged Cheddar


BY Kristin Solorzano - Westland, MI

2015 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Balboa

Featuring Wisconsin Provolone & American Cheese


BY Kiran Matsko & Rebecca Gallatin - PHILADELPHIA, PA

2015 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Marsala

Featuring Wisconsin Parmesan & Mozzarella


BY Walter Geise - Myrtle Beach, SC

2015 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Picnic Basket

Featuring Wisconsin Cream Cheese, Aged Cheddar & Swiss


BY Deborah Biggs - Omaha, NE

2014 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown Champions

2014 GOLD AWARD

Limburger Leap

Featuring Wisconsin Limburger & Baby Swiss


BY Alyssa Nelson - Minnetonka, MN

2014 SILVER AWARD

Monsieur

Featuring Wisconsin Brie, Cheese Curds, Parmesan & Gouda


BY Laurel Ziemienski - Kenosha, WI

2014 BRONZE AWARD

Bardot

Featuring Wisconsin Parmesan & Brie


BY Matthew Alcott - Whitefish, MT

2014 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Dixie

Featuring Wisconsin Aged Cheddar & Cream Cheese


BY Paula Begley - Townsend, TN

2014 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Siesta

Featuring Wisconsin Aged Cheddar & Swiss


BY Sarah Leung - Chester, NJ

2016 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Madisonian

Featuring Wisconsin Cheddar


BY Alice Choi - Waunakee, WI

2013 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown Champions

2013 GOLD SKILLET AWARD

Kennebunkport

Featuring Wisconsin Mascarpone & Provolone


BY Veronica Callaghan - Glastonbury, CT

2013 SILVER SPATULA AWARD

Hotlanta

Featuring Wisconsin Pepper Jack & Gouda


BY Shannon Kohn - Simpsonville, SC

2013 SILVER SPATULA AWARD

Ranchero

Featuring Wisconsin Pepper Jack & American Cheese


BY Malcom Bedell - Thomaston, ME

2012 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown Champions

2012 GOLD SKILLET AWARD

Bewitching

Featuring Wisconsin Gouda & Provolone


BY Ally Phillips - Murrells Inlet, SC

2012 SILVER SPATULA AWARD

State Fair

Featuring Wisconsin Aged Cheddar


BY Liz Delia - Oswego, NY

2012 SILVER SPATULA AWARD

Low Country

Featuring Wisconsin Cream Cheese & Alpine-Style


BY Stephanie Bright - Simpsonville, SC

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