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Fortunato Nicotra's peanut and tomato pesto

Restaurant Hospitality’s 2nd Annual Best Sandwiches in America Contest

Deadline: April 15, 2014

RH editors will select the Top 12 Best Sandwiches in America. For contest details, visit

Southern Peanut Growers Chefs’ Recipe Contest

Dec. 31, 2014

Submit your most tempting peanut recipes featuring at least 1/3 cup peanuts and/or peanut butter as an ingredient. Open to professional chefs, educators and culinary students, the competition categories include appetizers/bar snacks, salads/side dishes, entrees and desserts. Grand prize is $2,500, with first prizes of $1,000 in each category.  For contest information and an entry form, e-mail [email protected]. The competition’s most recent Grand Prize winner is peanut and tomato “pesto,” created by executive chef Fortunato Nicotra of Felidia Restaurant, NYC.

Winners' circle

National Turkey Federation’s Turkey on the Menu Annual Awards

The National Turkey Federation has named City Barbecue, headquartered in Dublin, OH, as the recipient of its 12th annual Turkey on the Menu (T.O.M.) award in the fast casual category. Walt Disney World won the fine dining category award, and K & W Cafeterias was selected in the midscale dining category. For information about the National Turkey Federation, visit

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