Mendocino Coast Clinic’s Crab Cake Cook-Off

Mendocino Coast Clinic’s Crab Cake Cook-Off was hugely popular

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The judging panel for the 2012 Crab & Wine Day’s Mendocino Coast Clinic’s Crab Cake Cook-Off:

  • Heather Meldrom, Senior Food Editor at Martha Stewart Everyday Food (circulation:  1,061,732)
  • Nina Elder, Senior Food Editor at Every Day with Rachael Ray (circulation:  1,767,409)
  • Derk Richardson, Senior Travel Editor at AFAR Magazine (circulation:  75,000)
  • Glen Putman, Travel Editor at Gentry (circulation:  40,150)
  • Chandra Grant, Wine Editor at Wine Country This Week (circulation:  800,000)
  • Laurie Daniel, Wine Columnist for San Jose Mercury News (circulation:  577,665)
assagiare mendocino

Assagiare Mendocino won the professional tasters award and Harvest Market won the peoples choice.

Caito Fisheries donated 30 pounds of crab and cooks stepped up to deliver. Wineries poured their specialties and the crowd was wowed.

The Chefs

The Winners

Professional Wine Tasting

1st place; McNab Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2010

2nd place; Maple Creek Artevino Chardonnay 2009

3rd place; Navarro Pinot Gris 2010

Professional Crab Cakes Tasting

1st place; Assaggiare Mendocino

2nd place; Come To Your Senses

3rd place; Mendo Bistro

People’s Choice Wine

1st place;Toulouse Vineyards

2nd place; Maple Creek

3rd place; Simaine Cellars

Peoples Choice Crab Cakes

1st place; Harvest Market (Will White)

2nd place; Come To Your Senses

3rd place; Little River Inn

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