Our panel of judges have chosen the Top 10 Semi-Finalists for the 2017 National Honey Month Contest!

Three of these incredible chefs will have the chance to win monthly shipments of honey varietals for a year, and one lucky grand prize winner will receive $500 and a custom “Honey-Edition” Nora Knife . Believe us, it’s not going to be an easy choice. Heck, narrowing it down to just these ten was nearly impossible. Thank you, everyone who entered the 2017 National Honey Month Contest, and congratulations to these semifinalists.

Keep an eye out as we narrow down to the Final 3 entries!


Top 10 Semi-Finalists

Alejandro Chavira
@alexrtn

Lime Cheesecake & Honey Dry Merengue
honey rose water jelly, cream cheese ice cream, lime-honey sorbet, honey cinnamon crumble, strawberry gel


Alina Muratova
@muralina22

Russian Layered Honey Cake
milk chocolate, sour cream fililng, whipped greek yogurt and honey panna cotta, crispy honeycomb


Brandon Campney
@chefcampney

Pan-Seared Scallops with Golden Carrot Honey Purée
lavender honey pearls, grapefruit  honey gel, macadamia nuts, bee pollen, borage flowers


Brenda Gonzalez
@brengon

Oh Honey Honey Meringue
caramelized apples, green apple sorbet, almond sponge


Curtis Cameron
@chefcurtiscameron

Golden Milk & Honey

white chocolate honeycomb, milk meringue, crème fraîche honey brown butter cake, honey jam bonbons, honey ice cream, chocolate bee pollen powder, golden bees made with warm honey and gold luster powder


David Ferguson
@Chefdferguson

Sous Vide Pork Tenderloin
jazz apple butter, red pear relish, pearl onions, honeyed pecans, honey jus, shimeji mushrooms, sage


DJ Tangalin
@dj_tangalin

Honey Pickled Spanish Mackerel
honey glazed carrots, honey caramelized, cauliflower, honey-black garlic vinaigrette, apple


Louis Robinson
@chef_louisrobinson

Honey Orange Glazed Pork
charred cauliflower, fennel frond juice, cauliflower cream


Ryne Harwick
@ryneharwick

Honeyed Coconut Bavarios
mango sorbet, coconut and honey gelee, honey combs, lemon curd, meringue 


Tamara Westerhold
@cherubinacatering

Blood Orange Ricotta Cheesecake with Orange Blossom Honey
dried mandarin, pine nuts, and honeycomb


 

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