2017 Latke Festival Winners

Judges' Choice Winner: BENCHMARK

Plantain, Sweet Potato and Tortilla Latke
with Ancho-braised Chicken, Pickled Onion, and Crema
 

JUDGES' CHOICE RUNNERS UP: The Sylvia Center & Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Sylvia Center's Cheesy Potato Latkes
with Hot Pepper Jelly

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola's Potato and Parsnip Latke
with Duck Confit Rillettes and Cranberry Gastrique
 

2017 People's Choice Winner: SHELSKy's

Latke Reeben
Caraway Seed-studded Latke, Stuffed with Riesling-braised Sauerkraut and Swiss Cheese, topped with Russian Dressing and Corned Beef

 

2017 Participants & Their Latkes

BAMcafé
Russet Potato Latke with Smoked Duck Breast and Katchkie Farm Hibiscus Rhubarb Jam

Baz Bagel + Restaurant
Baz Famous LOX-kes

Benchmark
Plantain, Sweet Potato and Tortilla Latke with Ancho-braised Chicken, Pickled Onion, and Crema

BK Chef
Confit Duck Latke with Chipotle Sauce

Burger & Lobster
"Everything Bagel" Latke with Scallion Aioli Lobster Salad

Cabot
Cabot Cheddar and Herb Latke

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
Potato and Parsnip Latke with Duck Confit Rillettes and Cranberry Gastrique

Garden Court Café
Crispy Potato Latke with Rock Shrimp and Spicy Lobster Sauce

Great Performances
Huitlacoche Latke with Queso Blanco, Chili Arbol and Avocado

Korzo
Apple Raisin Latke with Bryndza Quark and Crispy Heritage Pork Belly

 

Kulushkat
Falatke

Loreley Beer Garden
German Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon

Mae Mae Café
Sweet Potato & Yukon Gold Latke with Stewed Hudson Valley Apples and Mike's Hot Honey

R&D Foods
Deeply Rooted Latke with Beet, Carrot, Onion & Horseradish

Shelsky's of Brooklyn
"Latke Reeben" - Caraway Seed-studded Latke, Stuffed with Riesling-braised Sauerkraut and Swiss Cheese, topped with Russian Dressing and Corned Beef

The Norm at Brooklyn Museum
Plantain Latke with Shrimp Ceviche and Jalapeño Cilantro Crema

The Sylvia Center
Cheesy Potato Latkes with Hot Pepper Jelly

Tudor City Steakhouse
Tudor City Latke with Bay Scallop Ceviche, Chive Oil and Edible Flower

Veselka
Potato Shiitake Latke topped with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Micro Greens, and Yuzu Dressing with Pomegranate Seeds and Pine Nuts

 

2017 Festival Guide