The 22nd annual Martin County Blue Ribbon Pork Cook Off was held Wednesday night at the Martin County Fair.

Green Mill Restaurant of Fairmont won first place in the connoisseur division with a German pork spaetzle topped with sundried tomato pesto and garnished with a pumpernickel crumble. The Blazer Bar placed second. Butcher Block was third with butter garlic pork cutlets

The Blazer Bar took first place in the people’s choice division with a pulled pork corn chowder made with local meat.Marina Lodge placed second with pork carnitas enchiladas, topped with queso fresco and a cilantro lime sauce. Scotty Biggs BBQ got third place in people’s choice, serving pull pork sliders with a cranberry bacon coleslaw.

400 tickets were sold for the event. Proceeds fund two $4,200 scholarships from the agribusiness committee of the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce.

The event is sponsored by the Agri-Business Committee of the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce, Martin County Pork Producers and Martin County Corn and Soybean Growers.

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