The winning dish: Pork belly waffle with Maine cheddar, maple bacon crunch and sunnyside egg.
Norman Hebert of Bintliff's checks on his gingerbread pancakes
The crew from The Good Table in Cape Elizabeth, with Chef Lisa Kostopolous, second from left
Megan Schroeter and Elizabeth Hart of East Ender, which took third place.
East Ender's chicken and waffles
The famous creme brulee French toast - a four-time winner from The Good Table.
Sea Dog Brewing Company's entry: chocolate-hazelnut porter bread pudding with bourbon vanilla creme anglais
Pastrami eggs benedict from The Tavern at the Inn at Brunswick Station
Kate Poze and Elena McMahan from El Rayo Taqueria
Ri Ra's Irish breakfast frittata
The crew from the Tavern at The Inn at Brunswick Station, from left: Executive Chef Kevin Cunningham, Joshua Alves, Sietske Morgan
Jim Britt of G Britt PR, organizers of Maine Restaurant Week, left, congratulates Incredible Breakfast Cook-Off winner Tim Labonte, executive chef of Eve's at the Garden at The Portland Harbor Hotel.
A huge whoopie pie from Congdon's Doughnuts in Wells
A pork belly waffle finally beat French toast creme brulee. After four years as the Incredible Breakfast Cook-Off Champion, Chef Lisa Kostopolous of The Good Table Restaurant in Cape Elizabeth was knocked from her perch by Chef Tim Labonte of Eve’s at the Garden at the Portland Harbor Hotel. Kostopolous came in second at the fifth-annual kick-off to Maine Restaurant Week, held this morning at Sea Dog Brewing Company in South Portland. East Ender, a newcomer to the competition, took third.