Pumpkin Ravioli, Pumpkin Bread Pudding and Pumpkin Bars topped the list of favorites at the UTMB Pumpkin Cook Off held in the Café on the Court. The event, hosted by Morrison Healthcare, gave cooks a chance to showcase their best pumpkin fare.  Bob Scott from Human Resources was the Master of Ceremonies, doling out chef coats and ribbons to the winners. After much taste testing the judging panel — Chef Kevin Jenkins, Dietitian Blair Brown, Michelle Mares and Jamie Heffernan from UTMB Nursing, and Richard Foy and Benjamin Dzialo from UTMB Administration —chose the following winners:

Main dish or side dish
1st Place--Pumpkin Ravioli by Drusilla (Dolly) McCarley
2nd Place--Southwest Pumpkin Burger by Rochelle Mullins
3rd Place--Pumpkin Chicken Enchiladas by Vicky Orton
Dessert or baked good
1st Place--Pumpkin Bread Pudding by Ashley Grant
2nd Place--Pumpkin Bars by Antonette (Toni) Lerch
3rd Place--Pumpkin Cheesecake by Emily Blomberg
Fan Favorite
1st Place-- Pumpkin Bars by Antonette (Toni) Lerch
2nd Place--Three Sisters Succotash by Judy Jones
3rd Place tie--Pumpkin Cheesecake by Emily Blomberg
          AND Pumpkin Bread Pudding by Ashley Grant