Trelio Restaurant and Wine of Clovis won first place in the California Cantaloupe Advisory Board’s first ever Restaurant Recipe Contest.
Trelio’s winning recipe was Cantaloupe Watermelon Salad chef Chris Shackelford.
Second place winner was Max’s Bistro & Bar, where chef McKenzie Klein prepared Harissa Spiced New York Steak with Cantaloupe Risotto and the third place winner was The Vineyard in Madera, which featured Cantaloupe Carpaccio, a recipe developed by Tyler Williams.
Contest winners were selected based on the percentage of sales cantaloupe menu items generated in comparison to the restaurant’s total sales for a one week time period.
All of the winning recipes are available in the Recipe section of the California Cantaloupe Advisory Board’s website, www.californiacantaloupes.com.