2016 Competition Winners

Oyster Grower of the Year – Oyster Grower of the Year competition gives the opportunity for professional Island oyster growers (aquaculturists) to showcase their amazing farm raised oysters here in PEI. Held Thursday September 15th, 2016

3rd Place ($500) – Wayne Wallace
2nd Place ($750) – Martin O’Brien
1st Place ($1,500)- Jason Simpson
People’s Choice – Tommy Jo MacDonald Sr.

PEI Potato Chowder Championship

3rd ($100) – Mike Elyfson, ADL
2nd ($250) – Mitchell Jackson, Claddagh Oyster House
1st ($1,000) – Erin Henry, Piatto

Garland Chef Challenge Semi- Finalists. All 6 chefs will compete Saturday September 17 in the semi final round.

Adam Hynam- Smith – El Gastronomo Vagabundo from ST Catharines ONT
Irwin MacKinnon – Papa Joe’s from Charlottetown PEI
Mark Andrews – Bartlett Mitchell from London England
Selim Homsy – Mezze – France
Andrew MacLeod – Bolete, St Catharines ONT

FINAL 2 competitors in the Garland Canada International Chef Challenge- $10,000 grand prize on the line.

Mark Andrews – Barlette Mitchell, London England (2nd runner up) – $2,500
Andrew McLeod – Bolete, St Catharines ONT (1st Place) – $10,000

Mott’s Clamato Best Caesar In Town

1st ($1,000) – Malary Schurman, The Merchantman Seafood & Oyster Bar
Malary also won a trip to Toronto to compete in the National Best Caesar in Town Competition on November 21, 2016.
2nd – Matt Kelly, Olde Dublin Pub
3rd – Melissa Meyers, The Brickhouse

Shiny Sea PEI Oyster Shucking Championship 

1st ($500) – Jeff Noye
2nd ($250) – Marc Dolan
3rd ($100) – Melissa Somers
Cleanest Plate ($100)- Marc Dolan

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Tie One On Mussel Competition

1st ($1,500) – Neil Ellsworth
2nd ($750) – Lester Clow
3rd ($500) – Jeff Peterson

Raspberry Point International Oyster Shucking Championship

1st ($2,000) – Eamon Clark
2nd ($500) – Jason Nagy
3rd ($100) – Ian Peck
Cleanest Plate – TIE Ian Peck & Eamon Clark

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Canada’s Smartest Kitchen International Chowder Championship

1st ($2,000) – Devon Latte, Notkin’s Montreal, Quebec
2nd ($500) – Chris Lawson, Olde Dublin Pub Charlottetown, PEI
3rd ($250) – Sarah Stewart, Juniper Vancouver, BC