Press Release: Town Hosts Fourth Annual Wings Over the Bay Event
Post Date:04/11/2019 5:39 PM
News from the Town of Cutler Bay
For Immediate release
Contact: Rafael G. Casals
April 11, 2019
Town Hosts Fourth Annual Wings Over the Bay Event
CUTLER BAY, FL—The Town of Cutler Bay celebrated its Fourth Annual Wings Over the Bay Chicken Wing Cook-Off on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Cutler Ridge Park. This event has truly grown since inception ranging from a few hundred attendees during the first event to now over 2,000 people in attendance.
This year saw ten teams compete, which were made up of Cutler Bay residents, restaurants and local organizations. The chance to be named as the best chicken wing cook was up for grabs in the following three categories: Buffalo, Garlic Parmesan and Special Grilled. While the contest judges were privately sampling and judging the contestants’ wings, event goers were invited to sample the wings and vote for their favorite team. In attendance were Mayor Tim Meerbott, Vice Mayor Sue Ellen Loyzelle, Council Member Michael Callahan, and Council Member Roger Coriat, who sampled wings and mingled with attendees.
In addition to the complimentary tasting of chicken wings, entertainment was provided for all ages including a kid zone equipped with bounce houses and face painting, live music by Ricky Valido and a chicken wing eating contest.
The competition winners were announced and awarded by Mayor Meerbott, who was joined on stage by the Town Council Members present. The winners for each category were as follows:
2nd: Miccosukee Restaurant
3rd: Flava Unit
Parmesan Garlic Wing
1st: Flava Unit
3rd: Student Athlete After School Program
Special Grill Wing
1st: Sandbar Sports Grill
2nd: 3 Jerks
3rd: Pig Floyd
Best Decorated Booth
King Wing Eater
Special thanks to the Event Presenting Sponsor Cricket Wireless, Silver Sponsor TD Bank and Wing Eating Contest Sponsor Buffalo Wild Wings for supporting the Town in hosting another successful event for residents and neighbors of Cutler Bay to enjoy.
For additional information regarding upcoming Special Events please visit the Town’s website at www.cutlerbay-fl.gov or contact Kimberly Thomas in the Parks & Recreation Department at (786) 573-5502.