Savor Pittsburgh is the best culinary competition in the city! Chefs from the city’s premier restaurants face off as they compete for multiple awards including the coveted “Dish of the Year”. Behind the scenes, culinary creations will be judged by a panel of local food critics and other celebrity judges.

Restaurant Application Form

    Restaurant Name
    Contact Name
    Participating Chef
    Contact Email
    Mobile Phone

    Choose 1, 2, or all 3 choices:
    I will prepare an appetizerI will prepare an entreeI will prepare a dessert

    Name of Appetizer
    Name of Entree
    Name of Dessert

    Event Day Food Station Requirements
    • Savor Pittsburgh will provide one skirted 8-foot table for presentation and one skirted 8-foot table for food preparation for those entering 1 or 2 categories.
    • If you are entering all 3 categories, two tables will be provided for presentation and two tables will be provided for preparation. Plastic cutlery and plates will be provided for serving the public. China plates and silverware will be
    provided for serving the judges.
    • YOU are responsible for preparing two (2) presentation plates for the judges in each category you enter. These are for viewing purposes only and will NOT be tasted. You must provide your own presentation plates.
    • Clean water and ice will be available. A refrigerated truck will be available onsite for storage of perishable items.
    • Please note that you MUST prepare 1,000 samples for the public and it must be the same food that you submit for judging. We kindly request that all restaurants serve samples beginning at 5:30 until 9:00 p.m. The award presentation will be at 9:30 p.m.

    2019 Culinary Competition Winners

    2019 Savor Pittsburgh Winners: 

    Best Appetizer: Revel & Roost

    Best Entree: Vallozzi’s Pittsburgh

    Best Dessert: ALTIUS

    Peoples Choice: Vallozzi’s Pittsburgh

    Dish of the Year: Coast & Main Seafood & Chophouse