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Recipe Contests, Cook-Offs, Bake-Offs, Cooking Contests, TV Casting Calls for 2016 into 2017.  For both amateur cooks & professional chefs

To list your contest for Free, send the information to:    [email protected]

Most of these contests have very good prizes, some up to $1,000,000 in cash for the grand prize winner. If you like to cook, and have a great recipe, why not enter? You just might win!
NOTE: I only list contests involving some ‘skill’ - I do not have the time or space to list all of the “Sweepstakes” type contests in which winners are chosen at random.
Click Here for a list of previous Contests with expired deadlines

Contests are listed in order by the Entry Deadline date:

(click on a contest name to go to the contest website for details)

Door County Coffee 4th Annual Recipe Contest
- Deadline: May 31, 2017

    Share your best coffee recipes with us for a chance to WIN! Desserts or dinner, sweet or savory...we want to see & taste them all!
    WIN Coffee For One Year & Door County Coffee Gear!
    PLUS! The 1st Place Winner will be a Preferred Qualifier at the 2017 World Food Championships!

Gluten-Free and Flavor Full Contest - Deadline: May 31, 2017

    During the month of May, Tandoor Chef will celebrate Celiac Awareness Month with #GlutenFreeGoTo. Throughout the contest, consumers are invited to enter by posting about their favorite Tandoor Chef product on Facebook using the hashtag #GlutenFreeGoTo.
    At the contest’s conclusion, five winners will be selected to win a month of Tandoor Chef.

Beef Up Family Time Recipe Contest - Deadline: May 31, 2017

    Submit your favorite beef recipe, in one of three categories, · Lighter Meals · Five Ingredients or Less · Family Traditions.  Enter as many recipes as you’d like. 
    GRAND PRIZE: A year’s supply of Keystone Meats and/or comparable Keystone Meats products. ($450 value).
    RUNNER UP PRIZES: 3 Entrants will each receive a Keystone sample pack, consisting of one can each of beef, chicken, and pork, as well as a beef and chicken soup base and beef, chicken, and turkey broths ($70 value).

NestFresh Eggs Recipe Contest - Deadline: May 31, 2017

    During the month of May, NestFresh eggs will celebrate National Egg Month. Throughout the contest, consumers are invited to enter by submitting their recipe to the NestFresh Facebook page.
    At the contest’s conclusion, one winner will be selected to win a $500 Visa gift card and NestFresh eggs products.

Get Wild With Wild Rice Recipe Contest
- Deadline: June 5, 2017

    Submit your original wild rice recipes for the 7th Annual Wild Rice Recipe Contest for your chance to win great prizes.
    Recipes must be original creations of the submitter and include a minimum of: 1/4 cup of precooked wild rice per serving AND two of our sponsor products (listed on website).
    • A $500 check for Grand Prize (determined by a judge panel)
    • A $250 check for People’s Choice (determined by voting; one vote per person)
    • Selected by council's culinary specialists, finalists (up to 16) are published in the 2017-2018 wild rice recipe brochure, and receive three pounds of wild rice, Canola Gourmet cookbook, AND winner's choice of: two admission tickets to the Fair OR one wild rice t-shirt and cap OR a signed copy of Saga of the Grain (ARV up to $36).
    One finalist will receive an automatic qualifier into the World Food Championship.

Real Summer. Real Flavor. Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes
- Deadline: September 8, 2017

    $136,000 Instant Win Game and Sweepstakes!
    Spin our online prize wheel for your chance to INSTANTLY WIN cash or summer prizes including FREE Challenge Butter and Cream Cheese, Mrs. Cubbison’s Salad Toppings, Langers Juice or a GoodCook BBQ prize pack!
    Plus, each time you spin you get another entry in the $10,000 CASH Sweepstakes drawing at the end of summer! 
    There are also coupons to print for immediate savings on Challenge and Mrs. Cubbison’s!

Click Here for a list of previous Contests with expired deadlines  


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