2010 Event Winners

2010 Newport Winter Festival Winners

Chili Cook-Off (Newport Harbor Hotel)
1st Place: Newport Grand Slots, Newport, RI
2nd Place: Pier 49 Seafood & Spirits at Newport Harbor Hotel, Newport, RI
3rd Place: One Bellevue at Hotel Viking, Newport, RI
Best Decorated Booth: Tim Hortons, Middletown, RI

Pizza Cook-Off (Hyatt Regency):
Best Cheese
1st Place: Scooby’s, Middletown, RI
2nd Place: Papa Gino’s, Middletown, RI
Best Specialty
1st Place: Kingston Pizza, Middletown, RI
2nd Place: Wood St. Pizza, Bristol, RI
Best Decorated Booth: Atria Senior Living

Tropical Drink Contest (Gas Lamp Grille)
1st Place: Josh Tosso, Mike Whelihan, Erica Keating, Amy Tosso
2nd Place: The Mainstay Inn
3rd Place: Floyd Crisp

Martini Contest (Newport Grand Slots)
1st Place: Lighthouse Bar, Twin River Casino, Lincoln, RI
2nd Place: Blackstone Bar, Twin River Casino, Lincoln, RI
3rd Place: Benjamin’s Raw Bar, Newport, RI
People’s Choice: Gas Lamp Grille, Newport, RI

Hot Drink Contest (The Red Parrot)
1st Place: Red Parrot, Newport, RI
2nd Place: Fathoms, Marriott, Newport, RI (Lemon Meringue)
3rd Place Tie: Twin Rivers, Lincoln (Hot Drinks Around The World) & Rhino Bar, Newport (Pineapple FlambeĀ“)

IHOP Pancake Eating Contest (IHOP, Middletown, RI)
1st Place: James DePasquale (21 pancakes)
2nd Place Tie: Trevor Williams & Robert Kain (13 pancakes)
3rd Place: Benjamin Robinson (12 pancakes)

Block Hunt (Easton’s Beach)
Winners of the Silver Block
Fischer George, Middletown, RI
Emma Ventura, Middletown, RI
Sam Jaccaci, Middletown, RI

Sand Sculpture Contest (Easton’s Beach):
Adult Category
1st Place: Keys Family, Portsmouth, RI (Pac Man)
2nd Place: Sara Sconyers, Newport, RI (Cat & Mouse)
3rd Place: Greg Ferreira, Portsmouth, RI (Mermaid Mountain)
Family Category
1st Place: Carceller Family, Portsmouth, RI (Lighthouse)
2nd Place: Brigham Family, Tiverton, RI (Seal)
3rd Place: Leinberry Family, Portsmouth, RI
Child Category
1st Place: Tyler Rosenberg & Bradley Wicks, Portsmouth, RI (Lobster)
2nd Place: Adam Carceller, Portsmouth, RI (House)
3rd Place: William Spengler, Middletown, RI (Turtle)

Storefront Competition
Best Overall: Arnold Art

Best Use of Theme, “Let the Games Begin”
1st Place: Platinum House
2nd Place: Only in Rhode Island

Best Use of Sponsor Logos
1st Place: Arnold Art
2nd Place: One Pelham East
People’s Choice: Only in Rhode Island

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