This Year’s Team Lineup/Firepit Assign

The 2018 16th Annual Paella Lovers United: Firepit and time assignment are as follows:


**** 12:30 Heat ****

FirePit Number Tag Number Team Name Category Team Captain Pan Size
1 1 Team Socarrat Traditional David Granzotti 26in
2 2 Thai One On Keep Paella Weird Jeff Porter 26in
3 3 BULLCHASE Keep Paella Weird DANE WILLIAMS 26in
4 4 Pans On Fire Keep Paella Weird Melissa Brightwell 26in
5 5 Chorizo Paella Traditional Rafael Ibarra 26in
6 6 Paella Party Keep Paella Weird Roberto Ramirez 26in
7 7 Gator-Melon Traditional Guillermo 26in
8 8 Honest Larry’s Paella Traditional Larry Klemm 26in
9 9 Le Blanc, The Black, The Sovine Traditional Chris Sovine 80cm
10 10 B8 Traditional PEP 26in

**** 2:00 Heat ****

FirePit Number Tag Number Team Name Category Team Captain Pan Size
11 11 MIA Keep Paella Weird Allan Zadik 26in
12 12 Saffron Saffoff Keep Paella Weird Tom Boone 26in
13 13 Los sofritos sabrosones Traditional David Cordoba 26in
14 14 Brennans’ Bodacious Paella Traditional Mike Brennan 30in
15 15 Spice Pirates Traditional James Russell 26in
16 16 Bomba Bandidos Keep Paella Weird Donna Hulsey 26in
17 17 Los Cazadores del Sabor Traditional Lenny Blumberg 80cm
18 18 Bomba Masters Traditional Heather Newby 28in
19 19 Mama Paella Traditional Rocio Merino 26in
20 20 Paella del Sol Traditional Kirsten 26in

**** 3:30 Heat ****

FirePit Number Tag Number Team Name Category Team Captain Pan Size
1 21 Toro Kitchen + Bar Traditional Chef Juan Carlos Bazan 36in
2 22 Team Nina Traditional Scott Turner 26in
3 23 Prodigious Persnickety Paella Pom Poms Traditional Meredith Clinton 26in
4 24 El Plat del Dia*
(1st Place Winner)
Traditional Dean Law 26in
5 25 Bomba Brothers Keep Paella Weird Mark Morales 26in
6 26 Payeros del Este*
(1st Place Winner)
Keep Paella Weird Juan Llano 28in
7 27 PaAsia Traditional Genessee R Klemm 26in
8 28 Paella y Pa’el 2.0 Traditional Jose Antonio Fernandez Ruiz 26in
9 29 Spanish Farmers Traditional Luis Santi 26in
10 30 On the One Traditional Alex Felan 30in