From 2012 – 2015 FMI, along with the generous support of several sponsors, produced the Supermarket Chef Showdown competition, which celebrated and honored supermarket culinary professionals. Each year finalists competed live for the title of FMI Supermarket Chef Showdown Grand Champion.
In 2016 the program was redesigned to include enhanced education offerings and called Supermarket Chefs.
Affordable Family Meals Category Champion
Winning Dish:Turkey Meatloaf Provencal with Sweet Potato Hash & Arugula Salad
Ethnic Dishes Category Champion
Winning Dish: Korean Braised Short Ribs
Grand Champion and Healthy Meals Category Winner: Rachael Perron, Kowalski's Markets, Greek Grain Salad with Dilled Feta Dressing
Family Meals Category Winner: Keoni Chang, Foodland Super Market, Korean-Style Hillshire Farm Dogs with Kimchi Slaw and Alexia Garlic Sweet Potato Fries
Ethnic Meals Category Winner: Andrew Kintigh, Hy-Vee, Inc., Moroccan Style Chickpea and Kale Stew with Date Gremolata
Side Dish/Mini Meals Category Winner: Erin Horton, Orchard Fresh, Mediterranean Chicken Meatballs
Desserts Category Winner: Michael Brady, FRESH by Brookshire's Grocery, Banana Beignets
Grand Champion and Indulgent Category Winner: Chef Keoni Chang of Foodland Super Markets, Ltd. with Deconstructed Ahi California Roll
Ethnic Meals Category Winner: Chef Brian Dunn of Roche Bros. Supermarkets with Indian Five Spice Lamb
Healthy Alternatives Category Winner: Chef Rachael Perron of Kowalski's Markets with Spiced Orange Yogurt Parfaits
Family Meals Category Winner: Chef Amber Pruett of Publix Super Markets, Inc. with Italian Pie
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