It wouldn't be Oktoberfest weekend without a few brats.
One of the new events for this year's fest was the
Seven chefs from across the area competed to see who
could come up with the best culinary creation using
For 10 dollars .
festgoers could taste-test each of the entries .
which featured some creative ways to cook a classic.
They are not your normal brat and kraut.
We have a mango habanero brat, we have a bloody mary
brat, we have some really, really, really delicious
brats to sample.
The winner of the contest was Chef Tim McCarty of
As his prize .
he gets a 'golden ticket' to compete the World Food
Championships in Alabama in November.