Last weekend, thousands of people and two hundred competitors gathered in downtown Los Angeles for the 2nd 8th Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational. The event has four categories and both amateurs and professionals, like our friends at the Grilled Cheese Truck, can compete to make the best grilled cheese sandwich ever.
The amateur winner of the American-style category is Ryan Bentz. Ryan created the winning sandwich with the help of his "excellently skilled" mom. Their sandwich, dubbed America, The Sandwich, had to feature classic grilled cheese ingredients: bread, orange cheese, and butter.
To find out what Bentz had to say about the experience and his win, keep reading.