This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

California Raisins Announces Winners Of 5th Annual America's Best Raisin Bread Contest

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Raisin Marketing Board (CRMB) recently crowned the winners of the 5 th annual America's Best Raisin Bread Contest, the only professional baking competition in the nation.


Thirty-six finalists gathered October 12-13 at the American Institute of Baking (AIB) in Manhattan, Kan., to bake a variety of unique breads that starred the naturally sweet and classic baking ingredient: California raisins. Of the 36 finalists, 13 winners were chosen for their innovative and mouth-watering entries, competing in Artisan, Commercial and Breakfast categories. The California Prize was also awarded to recognize an honorable effort.

The winners include: 


  • Grand Prize – Courtney Reed & Susan Kay, Bay State Milling, Quincy, MA (Raisin² Pizza Crust)
  • Judges' Prize – Philippe Sanchez, Marriott International, Orlando, FL ( Fleur de Raisin)
  • Idea Prize – Siddharth Mangalore, Kendall College, Chicago, IL (Curried Whole Wheat Raisin Boule)
  • Student Prize – Jack Lonetto, Johnson & Wales Univ. North Miami, FL (Raisin Stuffed Breakfast Challah)


  • Grand Prize – Pamela Adams, University of Massachusetts (Cinnamon Swirl Raisin Bread)
  • Judges' Prize – Suzanne Tatis, Art Institute of Las Vegas (Lucky Golden)
  • Idea Prize – Molly Burke, Cargill, Plymouth, MN (Spicy Raisin Gingerbread)
  • Student Prize – Maria Quinn, French Pastry School, Chicago, IL (Not Your Grandma's  Banana Bread)


  • Grand Prize – Olivier Saintemarie, French Pavilion at Epcot, Orlando, FL (Raisins Florentine Danishes)
  • Judges' Prize – Joe Falcinelli, Bennison's Bakery,  Evanston, IL (Raisin Kovigor-Amann)
  • Idea Prize –Rachel Crampsey, Montclair Bread Co., Montclair, NJ (Carrot Raisin Nut Muffin)
  • Student Prize – Roman Anglin, Ritz Carlton Int'l, Valencia College, Orlando, FL (Sunny Tops)

California Prize: Maurice Kalisky, Upper Crust Baking Co., Davis, CA (Birdseed) 

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,191.37 -195.84 -1.13%
S&P 500 2,002.16 -27.39 -1.35%
NASDAQ 4,637.9940 -43.5030 -0.93%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs