National Banana Pudding Cook-Off - A sweet and delicious history July 16, 2015 17:58
THE NATIONAL BANANA PUDDING BANANA PUDDING COOK-OFF WINNER 2014
Congratulations to Roger Tisdale of Memphis who was the winner of the National Banana Pudding Cook-Off with his creation “Decadent Chocolate Peanut Butter Ganache Banana Pudding”. Proving that banana pudding is not just for picnics anymore.
Roger competed against other finalists, some who had won other events to earn their spot in the National Banana Pudding completion. The banana puddings were prepared on stage in front of a live audience, not an easy task. Roger won the title and $2000.00 for his efforts.
Only one point separated our second
|Kristin Baczynski||Duck River||Maple, Bacon and Pecan Banana Pudding|
|Fay Henson||Lyles||Redneck Country Banana Pudding|
|LaRawn Scaife Rhea||Nashville||S ‘More Banana Pudding, Please|
|Diana Bailey||Nunnelly||Double Stuffed Strawberry Banana Pudding|
|Joann Carter||Whiteville||Mocha-Hazelnut Banana Pudding Buzz|
2013 Winners NBPF Cook-Off
The National Banana Pudding Banana Pudding Cook-Off Winner 2013
Brickle Banana Pudding Burlee - Roger Tisdale Winner 2013
Congratulations to Roger Tisdale of Memphis who was the winner of the National Banana Pudding Cook-Off with his creation “Banana Brickle Pudding Brulee’”.
Roger competed against nine other finalists, some who had won other events to earn their spot in the National Banana Pudding completion. The banana puddings were prepared on stage in front of a live audience, not an easy task. Roger won the title and $2000.00 for his efforts.
Second place winner was Reba Winters of Lyles, TN with “Banana Vanilla Liqueur Pudding”. Third place winner is Joanna Lee Carter of Whiteville, TN with “Triple C (caramel-cashew-coconut) Banana Pudding”.
Also competing were Chris Swift of Brentwood, TN with “Banana Pudding” and winner of the Seven County Banana Pudding Cook-Off, LaRawn Scaife Rhea of Nashville, TN with “S’more Banana Pudding”, Fay Henson of Lyles, TN with “Banana Pudding with Cherries”, Lisa Nichole Keylon of Nashville, TN with “Duchess Keylime’s Royal Banana Pudding”, Brenda Jacobs of Centerville winner of the Seven County Banana Pudding Cook-Off Taster’s Choice Award with “Old Fashion Banana Pudding“, Pat Rozzell of So Fulton, TN, winner of the International Banana Festival Cook-Off with “Nutter Butter Banana Pudding”, and Jewell Stanley of Watertown, TN with her creation of “Mama’s Country Pudding”. All of the competitors and their banana puddings were amazing!
2012 WINNERS NBPF COOK-OFF
Congratulations to our 2012 National Banana Pudding Cook-Off Winner Stephanie Lutz from Spring Hill, TN with her recipe “Foster’s Banana Pudding”!
2012 National Banana Pudding Cook-Off winner Stephanie Lutz and NBPF Chairman John Blackburn
2nd place was LaRawn Scarife Rhea of Nashville with her recipe “Southern Born Banana Pudding Surprise” and 3rd place went to Roger Tisdale of Memphis, TN for his recipe of “Berry Banana Pudding”.
All of our finalist were fabulous!
LaRawn and Stephanie waiting for the big announcement….who’s it going to be?????
10 Finalists competed Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 on the Miss Mable’s Stage. They prepared their delectable concoctions and the best of the Southern Comfort food….Banana Pudding as festival goers watched and cheered them on.
Following the Cook-Off the Banana Puddings that these 10 fabulous finalists have prepared were auctions to the highest bidders.
2012 Finalist for the National Banana Pudding Cook-Off
Finalists: Candace Liverett with “Banana Vanilla Cream Pudding” of Gardendale AL; Fay Henson with “My Favorite Banana Pudding”of Lyles TN; Glenda Lovell with “Bow-Tie Banana Pudding” of Centerville TN; Jackie Hardin with “Banana Split Pudding" of Knoxville TN; Joanna Carter with “Pig Candy Pudding” of Whiteville TN; LaRawn Scarife Rhea with “Southern Born Banana Pudding Surprise” of Nashville TN; Linda Rollinswith “Nanner Foster Pudding” of Centerville TN; Reba Winters with “Ree’s Old Fashion Banana Pudding” of Bon Aqua TN; Roger Tisdale with “Banana Berry Puddin of ”Memphis TN; Stephanie Lutz with “Foster’s Banana Pudding” of Spring Hill,TN
2011 WINNERS NBPF COOK-OFF
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2011 WINNERS!
They worked hard, in front of a live audience and it was delicious!
1st Place: Diana Bailey of Nunnelly, TN with her “Strawberry Banana Pudding”
2nd Place: Glenda Lovell of Centerville, TN with her “Southern Banana Pudding”
3rd Place: Roger F. Tisdale of Memphis, TN “Pina Colada Banana Pudding”
Congratulations to all of our finalists!
Reba Winters of Bon Aqua, TN, Laverne B. Jorgensen of Taft, TN, Candace C, Liverette of Gardendale, AL, Fay Henson of Lyles, TN, Stacy Stooksbury of Sharps Chapel, TN, Kay Zittlow of Lyles, TN, & Mackenzie Laroe of Eustus, FL