Savory Salt Lake 2015

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Culinary Competition and Fund Raising

The sold-out Savory Salt Lake 2015 took place on Friday, May 22 at The Tower at Rice Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City. This popular event brings together public radio listeners and area foodies to taste the best of Utah’s top restaurants and culinary establishments.

The event, held annually, raises funds for the KUER station by celebrating public radio culinary arts and local foods. It also provides friendly competition amongst a wide variety of culinary talents in SLC.

A bade and lanyard for an event photographer at Savory Salt Lake.

The Judges

This year, celebrity judges included Ty Burrell (“Phil Dunphy” on television’s Modern Family) and his chef wife Holly Burrell along with Radio West’s Doug Fabrizio and food nerd Vanessa Chang.

Celebrity judges included Ty Burrell ("Phil Dunphy" on television's Modern Family) and his chef wife Holly Burrell along with Radio West's Doug Fabrizio and food nerd Vanessa Chang shown here discussing food at the event.

Talented Participants

Vendors for the evening from around the valley and mountain areas created savory and sweet samples. Participants included:

Libations for the evening were provided by Beehive Distilling, Ogden’s Own Distillery, and Squatters.

Savory Salt Lake Photo Gallery

The Winners

Once again, R&R Barbecue took home the Audience Choice Award, maintaining their victory streak enjoyed at previous Savory Salt Lake Events. Judge’s Choice went to Eva for their Beef Meatballs with Rioja Sauce. In the sweet category, Desire Desserts took both prizes.

The Winner of the People's Choice Award went to R&R BBQ's dish shown here.
The winner of the People’s Choice Award went to R&R BBQ.
A chocolate dessert treat that won the winner of the KUER Savory Salt Lake sweet category.
The winner of the sweet category

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