Colombo Marasala Recipe Contest Chef Finalists Announced!

We partnered with Colombo Marsala Wine to create a unique recipe contest where chefs can win a trip to Italy to visit the Toscana Saporita Cooking school. The results are in, and these are the five chef finalists! Their recipes will be cooked and blind-tested by a panel of chefs and a winner announced soon. Wish them luck!

May 28, 2014 ● 1 min read

Here are our five finalists (in no particular order):

Kyle Itani of 
Hopscotch in Oakland

Japanese pickled sardines Nanbanzuke style

Amy Sayles of Panzano in Denver

"Cheese & Wine" Paremsan panna cotta, Marsala cinnamon gallett cracker and white sugar apple "chips"

Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House and Taperia Raca in Miami

Veal Marsala ‘tartare’ with shallots, raw mushroom and fried rosemary

Jenn Louis of Lincoln and Sunshine Tavern in Portland

Foie gras parfait and pork-Marsala terrine with Marsala sultanas

Mary Catherine Curren of Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden, Arro and 24 Diner in Austin

Colombo Marsala poached pear and almond tart with CoCoa Nibs and Gorgonzola Dolce cream

To learn more about Colombo and the Toscana Saporita Cooking school, click here.