Contact Us
Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice serves Elmwood Park & Saddle Brook
Return to your home site

Menu

Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice serves Elmwood Park & Saddle Brook

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: FOUND! Missing At-Risk Rutherford Man Wanders 45 Miles To Westchester
neighbors

Saddle Brook Resident Concocts Winning Recipe

Saddle Brook resident Bruce Walker cooks with his signature ingredients, garlic and butter.
Saddle Brook resident Bruce Walker cooks with his signature ingredients, garlic and butter. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Bruce Walker

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. – Garlic and butter make up the recipe not only for Saddle Brook resident Bruce Walker's wing sauce but also for his winning contest entry.

Walker's "Garlic Butter Blast" sauce won a fan vote in the WingZone restaurant's Flavor Face-Off competition. Walker, 40, found out about his win in early October and said he was excited to come out on top.

For his efforts, the tattoo artist brought home a 46-inch TV and his recipe will be added to the WingZone menu.

In the finals, Walker went up against an "Orange Krush" flavor. The Hackensack High School graduate's dish received nearly 500 more votes than the opposition.

"It was kind of a landslide," Walker told Daily Voice. "It was nice not to have to sweat it out at the last moment."

Walker entered after spotting a notice on Facebook.

Once the field was narrowed down to 32, the process lasted about five weeks.

Walker lives with his wife, Chrissy, and two children in Saddle Brook.

When she comes home from work, Chrissy Walker said, she's always excited to have a meal cooked by her husband.

"No matter what it is -- meat, chicken, even fish," he said, "it's always garlic and butter in my recipe."

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice!

Serves Elmwood Park & Saddle Brook

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice!

Serves Elmwood Park & Saddle Brook

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.