LEMONT – A year after non-Italians won four out of the five categories at the Godmother Throw Down, Italians swept nearly all the categories at the cooking competition held on Aug. 24 as part of Festa EATaliana.
The event, which is a fundraiser for St. Al's/St. Pat's School, also featured an evening of food, drinks and live music outside of Bottles.
Winners from the Godmother Throw Down included:
Auntie Antipasti Grapas Tapas: Scumaci family, meatballs, gravy and bruschetta
Nonna’s Mangia Main Dish: Jen Pickering, chicken marsala
Godmother Meatball Throw Down: Valenti family
Grazie Sunday Gravy and Oh Mio Mia Macaroni: (tie) Fairclough family and Culcasi family
Goombah’s Gluten Free: Jason Bruce, eggplant parmesan
Holy Cannoli Cousins Deserts: (tie) Andreotti family, Italian cheesecake, and Fairclough family, gelato