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Event Winners

2020 Newport Winter Festival Winners

 

25th Annual Sam Adams Chili Cook-Off (Gurney's)

First Place- #8 Smoke and Squeal BBQ

Second Place- #9 Chili Masters 

Third Place- #4 Scratch Kitchen & Catering

3rd Annual Mac & Cheese Smackdown (Newport Marriott)

First Place- #8 MainSail at the Newport Marriott

Second Place- #1 Scratch Kitchen & Catering

Third Place- #5 Family Ties Restaurant

Burger Bender

Winner- La Forge Casino Restaurant- "The Wilber"

Winner Plant Based- The Grill at Forty 1 North Vegan Burger

Hot Drink (Red Parrot)

First Place- Castle Hill

Tropical Drink (Gas Lamp)

First Place- Red Parrot

Espresso-self Martini (Bar & Board)

First Place- Adrienne Nicole

Second- Melissa Meier- Bar Cino

2019 Newport Winter Festival Winners

2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Smackdown (Gurney's)

First Place- #14 MainSail at the Newport Marriott

Second Place- #9 Tavern in the Square

Third Place Tie - #4 Localz Kitchen & Cocktails & #6 Antonio's Pizza Newport 

Most Spirited- Speakeasy Bar & Grill

Best Decorated- Tipsy Toboggan 

24th Annual Sam Adams Chili Cook-Off (Gurney's)

First Place- #9 Chili Masters 

Second Place- #1 Saltwater at the Newport Harbor Hotel

Third Place- #2 Gurney's Newport Resort 

Burger Bender

Winner- La Forge Casino Restaurant- "Winterburger"

Critics Choice- The Mooring- "Sweet N' Spicy"

Most Creative- Chomp- "Towering Inferno"

 

Hot Drink (Red Parrot)

1st Place- Skiff Bar at the Newport Marriott - "Banana Caramel Bumblelatte"

2nd Place- Red Parrot - "Caramel Arctic Cream Brûlée"

3rd Place- Tickets Bar & Grille - "Hazelnut Hot Chocolate"

 

Tropical Drink (Gas Lamp)

1st Place- Red Parrot

2nd Place- Skiff Bar at the Newport Marriott

3rd Place- Stoneacre Brasserie

2018 Newport Winter Festival Winners

1st Annual Mac & Cheese Smackdown (Gurney's)

First Place- #3 Scratch Kitchen & Catering

Second Place- #6 Family Ties

Third Place- #9 Localz Kitchen & Cocktails

Most Spirited- #8 Winner Winner

Best Decorated- #1 Speakeasy Bar & Grill

23rd Annual Sam Adams Chili Cook-Off (Gurney's)

First Place- #4 Pour Judgement

Second Place- #3 Newport Fire Department

Third Place- #5 Scratch Kitchen and Catering

Most Spirited- #1 Saltwater

Best Decorated- #9 Carolina BBQ Co.

Farthest Traveled- #1 Chili Masters

 

Hot Drink (Red Parrott)

1st Place- John Begin with NewportCocktial Wars

2nd Place- Red Parrot

3rd Place- Gas Lamp

 

Tropical Drink (Gas Lamp)

1st Place- Red Parrot
 

2017 Newport Winter Festival Winners

22nd Annual Sam Adams Chili Cook-Off (Gurney's)

First Place: #2 Open Season

Second Place: #5 Scratch Kitchen and Catering

Third Place: #10 Newport Grand Grille

 

Most Spirited: #1 Saltwater

Best Decorated: #2 Open Season

 

7th Annual Chicken Wing Cook-Off (Gurney's)

First Place: Pour Judgement 

Second Place: Dan's Place 

Third Place: Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina 


Tropical Drink (Gas Lamp)
1st Place Gracie's
2nd Place White Horse Tavern

Hot Drink (Red Parrott)
1st Place Red Parrot
2nd Place Hill and Harbour, East Greenwich
3rd Place Gas Lamp

 

Kid's Block Hunt

Age 9-11 David, Boston MA age 9
Age 6-8 Brandon, Somerset MA age 8
Age 3-5 Natalie, Newport RI age 4

 

2016 Newport Winter Festival Winners
 

Sam Adams Chili Cook-Off (Hyatt Regency Newport)

This years winners were:

1st Place: Newport RI Fire Department​

2nd Place: Scratch Kitchen & Catering​

3rd Place: The Wharf Pub Newport​

 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off (Hyatt Regency Newport)

Congratulations to our winners:
1st Place: Pour Judgement
2nd Place: Dan's Place
3rd Place: The Thirsty Beaver Cranston

 
2015 Newport Winter Festival Winners
 

Chili Cook-Off (Newport Harbor Hotel)

Congratulations to our winners! 
1st Place- Queen Annes Restaurant and Catering  (Canton, MA)
2nd Place- Pier 49 (Newport, RI)
3rd Place- Pour Judgement (Newport, RI)

Runner Up- Wharf Pub (Newport, RI)
Best Decorated- Tipsy Toboggan  (Fall River, MA)
Most Spirited- Ben's Chili Dogs (Newport, RI)

 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off (Hyatt Regency Newport)

First Place- #1 Pour Judgement (Newport, RI)

Second Place and Best Decorated- #2 Bon Appetit at Roger Williams University (Bristol, RI)

Third Place- #3 Thirsty Beaver (Cranston, RI)

Runner Up- #7 Windward Coastal Grille at the Hyatt Regency Newport (Newport, RI)

Most Spirited- #6 Hooters (Warwick, RI)

Honorable Mention- #5 Rick's Roadhouse (Providence, RI)

 

Martini Contest (Barking Crab)

1st Place: Hyatt Regency Newport- Wild Child 

2nd Place: Gas Lamp Grille- Warm Carmel Apple Martini (Newport, RI)

3rd Place: Red Parrot- Berry Basil Martini (Newport, RI)

People's Choice- Red Parrot 

 

Hot Drink Contest (The Red Parrot) 

1st Place: Red Parrot (Newport, RI) - Caramel Coated Peanut Butter Pretzel

2nd Place: Gas Lamp Grille (Newport, RI) - Cherry Bomb

3rd Place: Bouchard Restaurant (Newport, RI) - 509 Chai

 

Tropical Drink Contest (Gas Lamp Grille)

1st Place: Red Parrot (Newport, RI)

2nd Place: Barking Crab (Newport, RI)

3rd Place: Newport Grand (Newport, RI)

 

2014 Newport Winter Festival Winners
 

Chili Cook-Off (Newport Harbor Hotel)

1st Place: 15 Point Road, Portsmouth RI

2nd Place: Newport Fire Department, Newport, RI

3rd Place: Queen Anne’s Restaurant and Catering- Canton, MA

 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off (Hyatt Regency)

Congratulations to our winners of the 4th Annual Chicken Wing Cook-Off!

1st Place: Pour Judgement, Newport, RI

2nd Place: 99 Restaurant, Newport, RI

3rd Place:  Broadway Pizza, Newport, RI

Runner Up: Rocco’s Little Italy, Newport, RI  

 

Tropical Drink Contest (Gas Lamp Grille)

1st Place: Sheila- British Beer Company- Bristol, RI

2nd Place: Jennifer- Brewski’s- Middletown, RI

3rd Place: Diego- Red Parrot- Newport, RI

 

Bloody Mary Contest (@ The Deck) 

1st Place: The Barking Crab- Peoples Choice- Newport, RI

2nd Place: @ The Deck- Newport, RI

3rd Place: O’Brien’s Pub- Newport, RI

 

Martini Contest (Barking Crab)

1st Place: the Barking Crab- Sicilian Espresso Martini (Newport, RI)

2nd Place: Benjamin’s- Ting Tini (Newport, RI)

3rd Place: Celtica- Berry Cloudy Sky (Newport, RI)

Honorable mention- 22 Bowens (Newport, RI)

 

Hot Drink Contest (The Red Parrot) 

1st Place: Red Parrot, Newport RI

2nd Place: Tavern on Broadway, Newport RI

3rd Place: Newport Blues, Newport RI

 

Sand Sculpture Contest(Easton’s Beach):

Most Creative Category

1st Place: Carly Bielicki, North Andover, MA

Sand Sculpture – Lobster

Child Category

1st Place: Shaver/Redeka Team, Middletown, MA

Sand Sculpture – Bobsled

Family Category

1st Place: Brigham Family, Tiverton, RI

Sand Sculpture – Turtle with babies

Honorable Mention

James Roggero, Portsmouth, RI

Sand Sculpture – Winter Festival Snowman Artwork in Sand  

 

2013 Newport Winter Festival Winners

 

Chili Cook-Off (Newport Harbor Hotel)
1st Place: Newport Grand, Newport, RI
2nd Place: Five33 Lounge @ The Hyatt, Newport, RI
3rd Place: One Bellevue, Hotel Viking, Newport, RI
Best Decorated Booth: Jimmy’s Saloon, Newport, RI
Most Spirited: North End Steakhouse, Newport, RI

 

Bloody Mary Competition (@ The Deck)
1st Place: Barking Crab, Newport, RI
2nd Place: @ The Deck, Newport, RI
3rd Place: Diego’s, Newport, RI

 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off (Hyatt Regency)
1st Place: Newport Grand, Newport, RI
2nd Place: Five33 Lounge @ The Hyatt, Newport, RI
3rd Place: Nikolas Pizza, Newport, RI
Best Decorated Booth: Rhody Joe’s Saloon
Most Spirited: The Portofino Bar & Grille, Middletown, RI
Longest Distance Traveled: Hooters, Warwick, RI

 

Hot Drink Contest (The Red Parrot)
1st Place: One Bellevue @ Hotel Viking, Newport, RI (Bailey’s Apple Crisp)
2nd Place: The Red Parrot, Newport, RI (Golden Ball)
3rd Place: Newport Blues Cafe, Newport, RI (Hot Vanilla Caramel)

 

IHOP Pancake Eating Competition (IHop, Middletown, RI)
1st Place: Mike Texeira, Fall River, MA (21 pancakes)
2nd Place Tie: Andrew Rossi, Portsmouth, RI, Ralph Lufkin & Steven Bell (15 pancakes)

 

2012 Newport Winter Festival Winners

 

Chili Cook-Off (Newport Harbor Hotel)
1st Place: One Bellevue at Hotel Viking, Newport, RI
2nd Place: Newport Grand Slots, Newport, RI
3rd Place: Five33 Lounge @ The Hyatt, Newport, RI
Best Decorated Booth: The Portofino Bar & Grille, Middletown, RI
Most Spirited: Five33 Lounge @ The Hyatt, Newport, RI

 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off (Hyatt Regency)
1st Place: Nikolas Pizza, Newport, RI
2nd Place: The Portofino Bar & Grille, Middletown, RI
3rd Place: Mudville Pub, Newport, RI
Best Decorated Booth: The Portofino Bar & Grille, Middletown, RI
Most Spirited Tie: Mudville Pub, Newport, RI and Brewski’s, Middletown, RI
Longest Distance Traveled: Wings To Go, Johnston, RI
Special Recognition: Wood Street Pizza, Bristol, RI

 

Smackdown Cocktail Competition (Newport Grand Slots)
1st Place: Benjamin’s, Newport, RI Jack & Jammin
2nd Place: Catalyst, Boston, MA, Alex Tiebault
3rd Place: Harry’s Bar & Grille, Providence, RI, Harrison Elkway

 

Hot Drink Contest (The Red Parrot)
1st Place: Diego’s, Calvin’s Hot Toddy
2nd Place: The Red Parrot
3rd Place: The Red Parrot
People’s Choice: Custom Coffee House, Middletown, RI

 

IHOP Pancake Eating Competition (IHop, Middletown, RI)
Mike Texeira, Fall River, MA (24 pancakes)

 

Sand Sculpture Contest (Easton’s Beach):
Adult Category
1st Place: Emma Sconyers, Newport, RI
2nd Place: Sue Dunn, Sandy Hook, CT
Child Category
1st Place: Mary Ann Sconyers, Newport, RI
2nd Place: Brooke & Betsy Cary, Tiverton, RI
Family Category
1st Place: Brigham Family, Tiverton, RI
2nd Place: Gordon Family, Portsmouth, RI

 

Storefront Competition
1st Place: The Ball & Claw
2nd Place: Pleasant Surprise
3rd Place: One Pelham

 

2011 Newport Winter Festival Winners

 

Chili Cook-Off (Newport Harbor Hotel)
1st Place: Pier 49 Seafood & Spirits at Newport Harbor Hotel, Newport, RI
2nd Place Tie: The Pier Restaurant, Newport, RI & Diego’s, Newport, RI
3rd Place: Ocean Breeze Café, Newport, RI

 

Chicken Wing Cook-Off (Hyatt Regency)
1st Place: Nikolas Pizza, Newport, RI
2nd Place: Wings To Go, Johnston, RI
3rd Place: Five33 Lounge @ The Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Newport, RI
Best Decorated: O’Brien’s Pub, Newport, RI

 

Sand Castle Competition (Easton’s Beach)
Child Category

1st Place: Tyler & Brad, Lobster
2nd Place: Adam, House
3rd Place: William

Family Category
1st Place: Chris Carceller Family, Lighthouse
2nd Place: Brigham Family, Seal
3rd Place: Beth Family

Adult Category
1st Place: The Keys
2nd Place: Sara
3rd Place: Greg