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Bimbo Bakeries Unveils Top 15 Finalists for America's Better Sandwich™ Title

Bimbo Bakeries Unveils Top 15 Finalists for America's Better Sandwich™ Title

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

The votes are in, and after more than 2,900 entries from sandwich connoisseurs across the country, the Top 15 finalists have been named for Bimbo Bakeries USA’s third annual "America's Better Sandwich™" Contest.

Brian DiNuzzo, Assistant Brand Manager, Arnold®, Brownberry® and Oroweat® Bread"This year, the 'America's Better Sandwich™' Contest received more submissions than ever before, and our fans especially enjoyed our new 'State Favorites' category that called for creative, nutritious twists on the classic state foods they grew up with," said Brian DiNuzzo, Assistant Brand Manager at Arnold®, Brownberry® and Oroweat® Bread, according to a press release. "There are numerous creative recipes featuring our whole grain-packaged bread, and the Top 15 finalists represent the best three of each category. Choosing the top sandwich is not going to be an easy decision, and we invite America to make its collective voice heard!"

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Toast, Open Faced Artistry Candidate

Yesterday, the company’s Arnold®, Brownberry®, and Oroweat® Bread brand unveiled those moving on to the next round and the possibility of the grand $25,000 prize–not to mention the bragging rights of having created "America's Better Sandwich™."

Golden Gate Shrimp Louie Sandwich, State Favorites Candidate

Now it’s time for America to grant such a reward, with polls open until October 23. To meet all the finalists and cast a vote, click here.

Categories include:

  • State Favorites
  • Fueling Good
  • Open-Faced Artistry
  • Breakfast in Bread
  • Creative Classics

Arnold®, Brownberry®, and Oroweat® will also donate a loaf of bread, up to 100,000 loaves, to Feeding America for every vote cast. The brand has also enlisted the help of nationally recognized dietitians like Patricia Bannan, MS, RD; Katie Cavuto, MS, RD; Keri Gans, MS, RDN, CDN; and Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN, as well as former White House Chef John Moeller as judges.

Spiced Caribbean Chicken Sandwich, Fueling Good Cadidate

Not only will the grand prize go to the overall winner, but those with the highest score in each category will also each receive a $5,000 cash prize.

The final winner will be announced on "National Sandwich Day," November 3.

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