LIBBYS Pumpkin Recipe Challenge
You won’t want to miss the opportunity to win cash prizes and a chance to be featured with your winning recipe on the LIBBY'S Pumpkin nationally known website, www.verybestbaking.com.
Chairman: Rachel Berchtold
Judging: Thursday, September 6, 6 pm, Freedom Hall
Grand Prize Winner on Stage: Wednesday, September 12, 6:25 pm
Deadline to Register: September 4, 5 pm (all entries must be pre-registered)
Adult Sweet - Winner receives $100 in Chamber Checks
Adult Savory - Winner receives $100 in Chamber Checks
Junior Division (ages 10 to 17) - Winner receives $100 in Chamber Checks
Professional Division (professional chefs and bakers or anyone who gets paid for his/her food product) - Winner will receive $250 in Chamber Checks
Winners of the Junior, Adult Sweet and Adult Savory categories will compete for the $250 Overall Grand Prize (also in Chamber Checks).
The winner of the Professional Division will not be eligible for the Overall Grand Prize.
Only one entry per person! Recipes are judged on taste, originality, and presentation.
Bring your dish from your original recipe to Freedom Hall on September 6 at 6 pm for judging.
Only original recipes created by the contestant will be judged (no exceptions)
Min. 1 cup Libby’s 100% Pure Pumpkin in each entry
2 printed or typed recipes for each entry
Food can be displayed on any dish
No more than 1 dish per entry
Limit 1 entry per person
Entrants agree that, should their entry recipe become a finalist, their registration information, including but not limited to their name, address and phone number, will be shared with Nestle, in order that release documents or other forms may be forwarded to them in the hope of using their recipe on VeryBestBaking.com or other Nestle web or social media sites. This information will not be added to any Nestle marketing lists. Please note that this does not state or imply any promise that the recipe(s) will be used on any Nestle web or social media sites, but allows the Sponsor to release the information to Nestle should it be requested.
On Wednesday, September 12 at 6:25 pm, the Grand Prize winner will join us on the Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage to share their winning recipe with the crowd! A free sample of the winning recipe will be provided to the first 150 festival attendees seated near the stage! The winning recipe samples will be produced by the team at Eli’s Coffee Shop.
Registration is closed for this year's Recipe Challenge.
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