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Ask For it By Name Contest WINNERS

#AskForBarilla   |  #NationalPastaMonth

BARILLA PASTA MONTH WAS A HUGE SUCCESS! 

This month, we challenged you to “Ask For It by Name” in our National Pasta Month contest with Barilla! Every week in October, we are gave away incredible prizes – including custom knives from Nora Knives. We got so many amazing entries over the course of the month, but only 3 lucky chefs could win each week! Scroll below to see who took home the Weekly Grand Prize of a custom Nora Knife, and which runner’s up took home an epic Chef’s Roll prize pack for their  most beautifully presented and most innovative Barilla pasta dishes.


WEEK 1 WINNERS


GRAND PRIZE WINNER

Chef Rickie Pérez

Barilla Bucatini carbonara with sous vide egg yolk and lobster

 

Congratulations Chef!

Our judges believed Chef’s lobster and sous vide yolk paired with Barilla Bucatini made for this week’s Best Use of Barilla Pasta! He will be taking home this custom NORA knife and a Chef’s Roll prize pack!


RUNNER UP – MOST BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED

Chef Krysten of The MomNoms

Cajun Alfredo

Congratulations Chef! This beautifully plated pasta dish just won her an epic Chef’s Roll prize pack!


 RUNNER UP – MOST INNOVATIVE

Chef Tyler Despain

Barilla whole wheat fettuccine with a mushroom cream sauce, quick seared steak tartare, coarse mushroom powder, and crispy rice tuile.

Congratulations Chef! He’ll be taking home a Chef’s Roll prize pack for this innovative pasta dish!
 


WEEK 2 WINNERS


GRAND PRIZE WINNER

Chef Zoë Adelstein

Barilla Lasagna / Filled with Curried Pumpkin and Japanese Eggplant / Balsamic and Cinnamon Roasted Beets / Maple Spiced Pecans / Creamy Blue Cheese Sauce

 

Congratulations Chef!

Our judges believed Chef’s “Autumn Lasagna Rollups” made for this week’s Best Use of Barilla Pasta! She will be taking home this custom NORA knife and a Chef’s Roll prize pack!


RUNNER UP – MOST BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED

Chef Stephanie Hamilton

Crab Pasta in a Rich Asian Garlic Ginger Broth with our Barilla Whole Wheat Pasta

Congratulations Chef! This beautifully plated pasta dish just won her an epic Chef’s Roll prize pack!


 RUNNER UP – MOST INNOVATIVE

Chef Brad Prose

Steak / Charcoal Roasted Carrots / Pickled Carrot Purée / Charcoal Carrot Top Pesto / Barilla Fettuccine / Chile Threads

Congratulations Chef! He’ll be taking home a Chef’s Roll prize pack for this innovative pasta dish!
 


WEEK 3 WINNERS


GRAND PRIZE WINNER

Chef Roderick LeDesma

Barilla Manicotti filled with Red Wine Braised Short Rib, Ricotta, and Smoked Onions / Roasted Butternut and Butternut Purée / Mesquite Charred Radicchio / Toasted Hazelnuts / Braising Liquid / Vanilla Olive Oil

 

Congratulations Chef!

Our judges believed Chef’s mouthwatering manicotti made for this week’s Best Use of Barilla Pasta! He will be taking home this custom NORA knife and a Chef’s Roll prize pack!


RUNNER UP – MOST BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED

Chef Shehu Fitzgerald

Porcini Carbonara made with Barilla Spaghetti, Truffles, Porcini Mushrooms, Egg Yolk, Bacon, and Parmesan

Congratulations Chef! This beautifully plated carbonara featuring a perfect yolk just won him an epic Chef’s Roll prize pack!


 RUNNER UP – MOST INNOVATIVE

Chef Tamara Westerhold

Barilla Campanelle Pasta with an Orange and Rosemary Cream Sauce

Congratulations Chef! She will be taking home a Chef’s Roll prize pack for this innovative pasta dish!
 


WEEK 4 WINNERS


GRAND PRIZE WINNER

Chef Ryan Tucker

Barilla Manicotti with Scallop-Pumpkin Mousse / Brown Butter Cream / Pumpkin Purée / Pepita-Sage Pesto

Congratulations Chef!

Our judges believed Chef’s mouthwatering manicotti made for this week’s Best Use of Barilla Pasta! He will be taking home this custom NORA knife and a Chef’s Roll prize pack!


RUNNER UP – MOST BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED

Chef Erin Hungsberg

Modern Twist on Spaghetti and Meatballs 

Congratulations Chef! This beautifully plated carbonara featuring a perfect yolk just won her an epic Chef’s Roll prize pack!


 RUNNER UP – MOST INNOVATIVE

Chef Marc Strasen

Strawberry Tiramisu ‘Lasagna’

Barilla Lasagna Noodles cooked in Italian Roast Espresso and Coffee Liquor / Mascarpone with Basil Infused Sabayon & Balsamic Macerated Strawberries / Basil & Mint Oil / Strawberry Water & Chocolate Olive Oil

Congratulations Chef! He will be taking home a Chef’s Roll prize pack for this innovative pasta dish!


Our #NationalPastaMonth contest with Barilla is now over, but we want to thank everyone who participated and submitted their delicious Barilla pasta dishes!

And of course, huge congratulations to all of our amazing winners this month!⁠

To see all of the incredible dishes submitted in this year’s contest, visit the hashtag #AskForBarilla!