Do you love to cook with fresh, local produce ingredients? If so, read on because this contest is totally for you!
The Kenmore brand and celebrity chef Bobby Deen are coming to the hotbed of home cooking – the Iowa State Fair – to host a brand new cooking competition this year. To celebrate the Kenmore brand’s 100th Anniversary, Iowa cooks are invited to submit their best “Honored Harvest Time” recipe during a live-judged competition hosted by Bobby on Saturday, August 10.
Requirement: Minimum of three, fresh, local produce ingredients (veggies, fruit, herbs, etc.) to honor the pride of Iowa harvests.
The first place blue ribbon winner will win:
- A Kenmore kitchen appliance makeover worth $5,000
- A three day/two night trip package for two people to the premier food event in the country, the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival in October
- The chance to have his/her recipe featured in the Kenmore 100th Anniversary cookbook due out this fall (total value of $8,400)
Seriously could these prizes be ANY BETTER?! They are seriously incredible!
Enter the “Kenmore Honored Harvest Time” recipe contest and find more details here (page 46). In honor of celebrating home-cooks and home-cooking, the contest is looking for heritage recipes and stories that inspired the recipe. A panel of judges will select the finalist based on overall taste, presentation, heritage story and uniqueness.
The entry deadline is July 1, so hurry up and enter today! Entrants and fairgoers will have the chance to meet Bobby.
So who’s in?!
Hope you all had a great weekend!
Photos and information in this post are courtesy of The Zeno Group in Chicago.