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The Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown 2018

The contest may be over,
but the grilling doesn’t have to be.


Thought of a perfect recipe last second, but didn’t have time to enter it? Don’t worry, just start perfecting it for next year. In the meantime, sit tight as we judge the sandwiches and come back to see the 2018 winners – they’ll be announced shortly.

Winners will be announced live on Facebook! Please provide your email address to be notified when they are announced, or simply like us on Facebook.

2017 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown Champions

2017 GOLD AWARD

Mississippi Comeback

Featuring Wisconsin Fontina & Cheddar


BY Lorie Roach - Buckatunna, MS

2017 SILVER AWARD

Seoul Food

Featuring Wisconsin Butterkäse, Aged Cheddar & Muenster


BY Susan and Monica Greene - Redondo Beach, CA

2017 BRONZE AWARD

Mardi Gras

Featuring Wisconsin Mozzarella, Provolone & Mascarpone


BY Shauna Havey - Roy, UT

2017 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Elote

Featuring Wisconsin Chipotle Jack, Cream Cheese & Cheddar


BY Asha Loupy - Oakland, CA

2017 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Flying Pig

Featuring Wisconsin Cheddar & Gouda


BY Jacqueline Bruchez - Oceanside, CA

2017 JUDGES CHOICE AWARD

Medianoche

Featuring Wisconsin Swiss


BY Ben Mastracco - San Francisco, CA

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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