Surgeons from Tucson Orthopaedic Institute joined Tucson Medical Center and Embassy Suites Tucson – Paloma Village for their 5th annual ‘Surgeons vs. Chefs’ Pumpkin Carving Contest to raise money for TMC for Children, Children’s Miracle Network.
Surgeons and chefs from local restaurants carved pumpkins in front of 200 attendees.
The night’s proceeds totaled over $12,000 from raffles and pumpkin auctions which is the most amount raised in the event’s history!
Attendees also voted for their favorite pumpkins in the following categories: Best Overall Pumpkin, Best Overall Surgeon, Best Overall Chef, Most Creative Pumpkin, Ugliest Pumpkin, and Scariest Pumpkin.
Check out how all the participating physicians carved their pumpkins and see who won each category.
|A. Mark Braunstein, MD||Cookie Monster|
|Stephen L. Curtin, MD||Too Much Candy!|
|Joel R. Goode, MD||Warty|
|Stephen E. Hanks, MD||Mummy|
|Chris G. Stevens, MD||U of A|
|John J. Wild, Jr., MD|
The winning pumpkins were voted for by attendees. The six winners by category are:
Best Overall Surgeon: Chris Stevens, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Most Creative: Alex and Ezra, Embassy Suites
Best Overall Chef: Ken Harvey, Loews Ventana Canyon
Ugliest: Stephen Curtin, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Scariest: Alber Hal, Acacia Fine Foods and Cocktails
Best Overall Pumpkin: Jan Osipowicz, Hilton El Conquistador