Chefs vs. Surgeons
Pumpkin Carving Contest

A huge thank you to all of our Chefs and Surgeons for participating in the 1st Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest to benefit Cortney’s Place.

Online Vote Winner

Dr. Brad Doxey

People’s Choice Award

Dr. Adam J. Schwartz

Judges Choice Awards

Best Chef: Chef Aaron May

Best Surgeon: Dr. Joseph Berardi

Best Overall: Dr. Brad Doxey

Special Thanks to our Judges

  • TARA HITCHCOCK, also emcee for the 2014 Golf Event. Tara is a TV personality and one of Cortney’s Place Circle of Friends.
  • BRENDA WARNER, mother of a special needs son and better half of Kurt Warner.
  • TOM LEHMAN, professional golfer (playing in the Charles Schwab Cup this week & also one of Cortney’s Place “Circle of Friends”.
    MR. JUSTIN OGBURN (Fry’s Executive & Cortney’s Place Board Member)
    MS. CLAUDIA RODRIGUEZ (one of our beautiful students at CP)

Our Surgeons

Dr. Joseph Berardi, Best Surgeon Carving

Dr. Brad Doxey, Best Overall Carving and Online Vote Winner

Dr. Marc Gottlieb

Dr. Adam J. Schwartz, People’s Choice Award Winner

Dr. Ilana West

View all of the Surgeons

See online voting results. 

The more votes that these Chef’s and Surgeon’s received, the more tools and utensils they were given to create their pumpkin masterpiece.

Our winners:

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 Meet the Judges – Coming soon

The Rules of Pumpkin Carving

Rules and Disclaimer Information.