Zehnder’s 3rd Annual Squashtoberfest Winners Announced! | Zehnder's of Frankenmuth

Zehnder’s 3rd Annual Squashtoberfest Winners Announced!

The 3rd Annual Squashtoberfest Cooking Contest was held on October 25, 2011 at Zehnder’s Restaurant and featured an autumn celebration of all things Pumpkin and Squash. We welcomed home cooks, aspiring amateur chefs and TV network “foodies” to our day-long, three event cooking competition. The contest categories included Savory, Soup and Sweet dishes featuring pumpkin and squash and the winners are listed below…

The Winners of the Savory Category are:

Left to right: Pamela Ill-3rd Place, Donna Schwan-1st Place, Tammy Pearson-2nd Place and John Zehnder, Executive Chef at Zehnder's

1st Place: Donna Schwan of Gladwin, MI with Chicken Butternut Squash Sesame-Almond Casserole

2nd Place: Tammy Pearson of Deckerville, MI with Harvest Hash

3rd Place: Pamela Ill of Vassar, MI with Savory Italian Zucchini Pie

(Click on the name of the dish to get the recipe)

 

 

 

 

The Winners of the Soup Category are:

Left to right: Donna Mueller-3rd Place, Betty Timmerick-1st Place, Mike Stark-2nd Place and John Zehnder, Executive Chef at Zehnder's

1st Place: Betty Timmerick of Eau Claire, MI with Zucchini Sausage Soup

2nd Place: Mike Stark of Montrose, MI with Winter Squash Chowder

3rd Place: Donna Mueller of Harrison, MI with Zucchini Soup

(Click on the name of the dish to get the recipe)

 

 

 

 

The Winners of the Sweet Category are:

Left to right: Genevieve Connors-1st Place, Jean Linger-3rd Place, Gaelen McNamara-2nd Place and John Zehnder, Executive Chef at Zehnder's

1st Place: Genevieve Connors of Royal Oak, MI with Harvest Whoopie Pies

2nd Place: Gaelen McNamara of Okemos, MI with Cran-Nut Pumpkin Decadence

3rd Place: Jean Linger of Traverse City, MI with Punkin Pocket Pies

(Click on the name of the dish to get the recipe)

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to all of the winners!