Best Non-Traditional Use of Chocolate
Chocolate Wine Slush Mix – Cascade Slushies / Sweet Oregon Rain
Honorable Mention: Chocolate & Chipotle Barbeque Sauce – Vintner’s Kitchen LLC
Best Chocolate Candy (Best Marriage of Chocolate and Candy)
Guava Wood Smoked Sea Salt Caramel – Waimea Chocolate Co.
Honorable Mention: Oregon Roasted Hazelnut Toffee with Cardamom & Vanilla – Holm Made Toffee Co.
Rosemary Caramel & Red Ridge Farms Tuscan Olive Oil Ganache – Smitten Artisan Truffles
Honorable Mention: Lavander Truffle – Hawaii Ladybug, Inc.
Best Traditional Use of Chocolate
Coconut Smoked Chocolate Bar with Lime Caramel – Cabruca
Best Raw Chocolate Product
Raspberry Rose Truffle Bar – The Great Unbaked
NEW!!! Best Student Chocolate Creation
Macaroons Earl Grey – Kayla Carrell from Oregon Coast Culinary Institute
Best in Show
First Runner Up: Smitten Artisan Truffles
Second Runner Up: Cowboy Toffee Co.
Holm Made Toffee Co.
First Runner Up: Cocotutti