Local restaurants pulled out all the stops in their salmon creations for this past weekend's Salmon Festival cookoff. 

Winners of the competition were:

• Most Creative & Judge's Choice: The Hearthstone with pan-seared black pearl Atlantic salmon, fregola di sarda with marinated garlic tomatoes, blistered sweet corn, asparagus, pecorino and nduja cream. 

• People's Choice: Kirby House – pinwheel skewer with Cajun seasoning and black cherry BBQ.

• Best Presentation: Grand Pines Assisted Living.

• Most Michigan Influence: Paisley Pig's salmon street tacos.

Also competing were Noto's at the Bil Mar (cocolun poached salmon), The Copper Post (smoked salmon pasta) and Burger Theory (salmon slider). 

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