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The winners of the 2017 Taste of Huntington Beach

  • Congratulations to Brett Barnes of Duke's for receiving the Chairman's Award for his community service and support of the Taste of Huntington Beach over the years.

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    Mr. Barnes received the award in recognition of his 15-year association and support of the Taste of Huntington Beach which has raised over $500,000 for the Children's Department of the Huntington Beach Public Library.  He was one of the founders of the event and has actively participated and generously donated to the Taste every year since.


    The Chairman's award is presented annually to a member of the community who represents the finest traditions of our community by their volunteerism and contributions to the Taste of Huntington Beach



BEST OF THE BEST/ Simon Majumdar Award

1st Place - Saint Marc’s Apple Pie Bacon Beignet

2nd Place - Ritter’s Clam Chowder

3rd Place - Mom Yvonne’s Toffee


Appetizer Category

1st place - Pulled Port Taco with Chimichurri Sauce by Public House

2nd place - Cheese Curd with Dill Sauce by Saint Marc Pub-Cafe, Bakery & Cheese Affinage

3rd place - Short Rib with mashed potato on a tasting spoon by Suzanne’s Catering


ENTRÉE Category

1st Place - Flat Iron Pork Slider by Old World Restaurant

2nd place - Chicken and Sausage Pan Roast by Ritter’s Steam Kettle Cooking

3rd place- Tri-tip by Stonefire Grill


Dessert Category

1st place - Espresso Toffee by Mom Yvonne’s Candy Co.

2nd place - Apple Pie Bacon-wrapped Beignet by Saint Marc Pub-Cafe, Bakery & Cheese Affinage

3rd place - German Apple Pancakes by Old World Restaurant


RED WINE Category

1st place - Cabernet Sauvignon (2014) by We Believe Wines

2nd place - Petite Sirah (2014) by Tackitt Family Vineyards

3rd place - Pinot Noir (2013) Seal Beach Winery



1st place - Rose (2015) by San Marcos Creek

2nd place - Chardonnay (2014) by We Believe Wines

3rd place - Chardonnay (2015) by Clos du Bois


BEER Category

1st place - Ballast Point – Manta Ray

2nd place -RIIP Beer – Dan K

3rd place - RIIP Beer – Tasty Waves



1st place - Avila’s El Ranchito

2nd place -Watertable Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa

3rd place - Simply Layered



1st place - Solita Tacos

2nd place - Saint Marc Pub-Cafe, Bakery & Cheese Affinage

3rd place - Duke’s Huntington Beach

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