Concerts For Charity has announced the winners of this years Hot Fest For Hospice Salsa Competition, held at Davis Festival Park Aug. 10-11.
Fourteen of the best chefs in town signed up to create 20 entries for the Friday, Aug. 10 Professional Prepared Salsa Competition. Judging was conducted by both a panel of celebrity judges and festival-goers.
This years winner of The Judges Choice Award is Brio Restaurant, Wine Bar and Patio. Five Forks Market is this years winner of The Peoples Choice Award, and the winner of The Best of the Fest is Paragon On State.
The Amateur Fresh Salsa Competition was Saturday, Aug. 11. This years winners of The Most Original Salsa are Terry and Jo Anne Carner, who were also winners of last years Best Hot Salsa Award. The Best Mild Salsa Award winners are Nancy Epperson and Dan Brenner, and the winners of the Best Hot Salsa award are Vicki Hunt and Ruth Ann Martin. All three teams received many valuable prizes furnished by local businesses.
Clare and Ron Schwartz won The Most Original Salsa Award last year, and with this years entry, they won The Best Overall Salsa and a trip for two to Las Vegas.
For more about Hot Fest For Hospice or Concerts For Charity, call (815) 399-9067.