Souper Bowl III was another succulent success, raising $401.25 for the Nuria Protopopescu Memorial Fund.
Congratulations and thanks to all the competitors:
Jennifer Barton – roast cauliflower and garlic.
Christina Heilbrun – lentil.
Kim Knoll – crab bisque.
Steve Ortega – creamy chicken and mushroom.
Maureen Murphy – Irish soda brad and pumpkin bread.
Julia Stepanuk – whole wheat bread.
In a close vote conducted by secret ballot, the following were chosen for special recognition:
Karen Warren was presented with the Emerald Ladle for black bean cumin chili.
Irvin Huang received the Bronze Ladle for Taiwanese beef noodle soup.
Tom Wilson was awarded the Silver Ladle for shrimp and corn chowder
And finally, in a stunning conclusion, plucky first timer Kaitlin Willig sprinted past the veterans and earned the Gold Ladle for sweet potato soup, proving once more that dreams do come true here at SoMAS.
Thanks to all who attended and organizers Gina Gartin, Julissa Guity, Steve Ortega, and Kim Knoll.