Members of the media, which included FOX 26 News anchor Jose Grinan, reporter Ruben Dominguez, BackstageOL.com co-founders Dave Morales and Jonathan Stenvall, and Houston's Morning Show contributor & radio show host Cleverley Stone, served as judges for the 2019 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards.
Stone introduces the following category winners:
- Best New Flavor: “Smoorcookie” – Totally Baked Cookie Joint (Carnival)
- Best Dessert: “Cookie Dough Parfait” – Aunt Edmoes Cookies (CD205)
- Most Creative Food: “Unicorn Float” – The Candy Factory (The Junction)