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2019 Soup Cook Off!

The weather outside isn’t getting any warmer just yet…It is the perfect weather for soup to warm the bones and cut the winter chill. So who has the best soup? Listen To The Mrs is now inviting you to submit your best soup recipe for the 2019 WSGW Soup Cook-Off.

The Competitors:

Christy Horn of Saginaw
Easy Peasy Tomato Bisque

Kamryn Chasnis of Saginaw
Beef Noodle Soup

Cheryl Williams of Bay City
Old Time Lentil Soup

Joan Gerhardt of Saginaw
Smoked Salmon Soup

Ashley Monchilov of Caro
Shrimp & Corn Chowder

Tiffany Fiting of Brand
Award Winning White Chicken Chili

Laura La Torre of Dryden
Calico Bean & Andouille Sausage Soup with Toasted Johnnycake and Sour Cream

Jamie Ferguson of Saginaw
Cheesy Chicken and Rice Soup

Deadline for entry is February 13, 2019.  Please include your name, address and phone number for each recipe submitted.  If not using the form below, send your recipe to Soup Cook-Off, WSGW Radio, 1795 Tittabawassee Road, Saginaw, MI 48604.

The cook-off will take place Wednesday, February 20, at the Maytag Store, 3800 Tittabawassee Road in Saginaw.  Eight finalists will be selected from all entries submitted.  Finalists will be required to prep and cook their soup at the store from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.  No home preparations are allowed.  All food products must be obtained commercially.  No home canned or frozen food is allowed.  Judging will take place at 12:00 noon.  The decision of the judges is final.  The judges will score using one total number based on taste, texture, and presentation.


  1. First place will win $200.00 in cash
  2. Second place will win $100.00 in cash
  3. Third place will win $50.00 in cash.

Cash prizes are provided by the Maytag Store.  Each finalist will receive an apron from Pioneer Sugar.

***All contestants are required to wear a hat or hairnet.  You will need to prepare four sample plates for the judges and one presentation plate to be photographed.  All recipes become the property of Alpha Media, LLC, and may be reproduced by printing, audio and other electronic means including the internet.



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