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Upcountry South Carolina News


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6/29/2016 Other
Upcountry Chef Wins National Recipe Contest

Reason number 184,385,502 to visit the Upcountry: A chef at a popular Travelers Rest restaurant has won the grand prize in a national recipe contest.

Christina Halstead, the head chef at The Café @ Williams Hardware has won $50,000 for her BLT on a pimento cheese buttermilk biscuit. She entered the recipe in the General Mills Neighborhood to Nation recipe contest AND WON.

“The Neighborhood to Nation contest was open to any foodservice operator, chef or line cook in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Entries had to fall into one of three categories – breakfast, entrees or dessert – and were judged on their taste, appearance, creativity and foodservice viability, according to the official contest rules,” (GreenvilleOnline).

Included in the prize is also $10,000 for Halstead to share with a non-profit in her community.

Read more here: http://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/entertainment/dining/off-the-menu/2016/06/22/upstate-chef-wins-national-recipe-contest-50000-prize/86263552/