Sunday, April 26, 2015
Vidalia, Ga. 

The 4th Annual Golden Onion professional culinary competition showcases the Vidalia® Onion, Georgia’s most exclusive and renowned agricultural treasure, plus offers a platform for chefs across Georgia to display their skills and creativity. A total of 12 of the state’s leading chefs will compete for the top honors, each chef cooking for one hour in a bid to wow the judges. 

The Golden Onion Competition is sponsored and hosted by the Vidalia Onion Committee with support from the Georgia Restaurant Association, Georgia Grown and The Vidalia Convention & Visitors Bureau in conjunction with the Vidalia Onion Festival.

Please review the Competition Manual for complete details including competitor requirements.  

There are 12 spots available for competing chefs. Submit entry via email to media@vidaliaonion.org or fax to (414) 967-1969. Note: GRA members receive a discount on the entry fee. 


1ST PLACE: Chef David Larkworthy, executive chef and founder of 5 Seasons Brewing Company
2ND PLACE: Chef Pano I. Karatassos, executive chef of Kyma
3RD PLACE: Chef Costanzo Astarita, executive chef at Baraonda Ristorante & Bar


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