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Budweiser takes two titles in KickOff CookOff

Steve Nadelen, left, Mark dela Rosa, center, and chief chef John Noone were members of the Anheuser-Busch, Inc. team that received top recognition in the KickOff CookOff categories for best decoration and best chili.

Steve Nadelen, left, Mark dela Rosa, center, and chief chef John Noone were members of the Anheuser-Busch, Inc. team that received top recognition in the KickOff CookOff categories for best decoration and best chili.

— United Way of Central New York held its ninth Annual KickOff CookOff event in September at the Syracuse Regional Market.

This year’s event broke a record with close to 2,000 attendees coming out to support the event to taste incredible dishes from 40 local companies and agencies in support of United Way. Event highlights included Men vs. KOCO participants, Judge Jim Cecile and Humorist Jeff Kramer successfully trying all 40 dishes, music from The CXtec Dinosaurs and 93Q’s Ted & Amy.

Winners in each category were:

Best appetizer: Lockheed Martin Corporation ─ Taco to go

Best wings: Crouse Hospital ─ Honey garlic and teriyaki

Best chili: Anheuser-Busch, Inc. ─ Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat chili

Potato/Pasta: Adecco Employment Services, Inc. ─ Ricotta Gnocchi with sauce

Vegetarian: Sysco Syracuse ─ Grilled corn on the cob

International: Testone, Marshall & Discenza, CPAs ─ Sizzling Syracuse Souvlaki

Non-chocolate desserts: Crouse Hospital ─ Pineapple Foster

Chocolate dessert: McMahon-Ryan Child Advocacy/Elmcrest Family Transitions ─ Udderly Delicious Oreo truffles

Best decoration: Anheuser-Busch, Inc.

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