Supermarket Chef Showdown


2015 Winners

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Elizabeth Davis, Hy-Vee

Grand Champion and Holiday Party Platter Category Champion

Winning Dish:
 Yu Shen Citrus Salad Platter for Chinese New Year
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Amy Gleason, Hy-Vee

Breakfast To Go Category Champion

Winning Dish: Cinnamon Scented Farro Breakfast Parfait
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Jason Miller, Balduccis

Affordable Family Meals Category Champion

Winning Dish:Turkey Meatloaf Provencal with Sweet Potato Hash & Arugula Salad


Dustin Miller, Giant Eagle Market District

Ethnic Dishes Category Champion

Winning Dish: Korean Braised Short Ribs

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Bryan Williams, Hy-Vee

Desserts Category Champion

Winning Dish: Red Curry and Coconut Bread Pudding

Previous Winners

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

Press Release

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

Press Release

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.