Enter Now—The Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest

Enter Now—The Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest

You could win a “food tour” trip to one of America’s five top culinary destinations plus $10,000!

Submit your
entry by 9/13/19

Enter Now

To request a free sample* of one of the eligible Minor’s products, click here.

Submit your
entry by 9/13/19

Celebrate the craft with distinctive Minor’s flavor and see if your recipe earns you $10,000 and a trip to a top culinary destination!

Here’s to those who create with the idea that food is art. Here’s to those with a level of spirit and dedication that’s evident in every dish served. To you, to the craft, we proudly present The Flavor Expedition 2019 Recipe Contest and invite you to share your next inspired creation.

Celebrate the craft with a signature recipe that uses Minor’s® Farm to Label™ Gluten Free Bases made with Natural Ingredients, GreenLeaf™ Pestos, or Classical Reductions™ Reduced Stocks, and you could win a food tour of one of America’s five top culinary destinations plus $10,000!

How to Enter

To enter, submit your original recipe featuring at least one (1) Minor’s base, pesto sauce or reduced stock from the list of eligible products below. Recipe must include recipe title; recipe ingredients (including the Minor’s product(s) from the list of eligible products below) with amounts in common U.S. household measurement units; step-by-step preparation details including prep time, bake/cook time, oven temperature, and equipment used; and serving size/number of servings. Recipes may not include ingredients with limited availability or that are otherwise cost-prohibitive for use in a foodservice operation.

Farm to Label™ Gluten Free Base made with Natural Ingredients
Beef • Chicken • Vegetable

Minimally processed. No artificial ingredients. Chicken Base made with natural ingredients except turmeric and annatto for color.

GreenLeaf™ Pesto
Basil Pesto • Cilantro Pesto

Classical Reductions™ Reduced Stock
Reduced Brown Stock • Reduced Chicken Stock • Reduced Vegetable Stock

Submitting Your Recipe

Complete the entry form and submit your original recipe. Entry period ends September 13, 2019.
Submission Terms and Restrictions apply.

Try one of Our Newest Products. Request a FREE SAMPLE* of any one Eligible Product.

JUDGING

One grand prize winner and two runners-up will be determined by a judging panel selected by Minor’s. The submission with the top overall score will be named the grand prize winner. The submission with the second highest overall score will be named the first runner-up and the submission with the third highest overall score will be named the second runner-up. Winners will be announced in the month of December 2019.

All are potential winners until verified by Sponsor or Administrator.

Round 1

All qualifying submissions received during the contest period will be judged based on the following judging criteria to select the top (10) highest scoring entries to be deemed semi-finalist submissions.


• Creative Use of Minor’s Product(s) (50%)
• Uniqueness (40%)
• Operational Efficiency (10%)

Round 2

The semi-finalists’ submissions will be prepared and judged by the same panel of judges based on the following judging criteria:


• Flavor (50%)
• Creative Use of Minor’s Product(s) (20%)
• Uniqueness (20%)
• Operational Efficiency (10%)

PRIZES

Grand Prize Winner

• $10,000 check and
• A trip for two to one of five top U.S. culinary destinations: Atlanta, GA; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; or Portland, OR. Prize package includes economy airfare for two, four nights standard hotel accommodations, and a curated trend-spotting “food tour” providing exposure to the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the food scene in the winner’s selected city.

1st Runner-Up

• $5,000 check

2st Runner-Up

• $2,500 check

All three winners will be announced here with posted recipes in December 2019.

Celebrate the craft with distinctive Minor’s flavor and see if your recipe earns you $10,000 and a trip to a top culinary destination!

Enter Now

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY BY 9/13/19
Not ready to submit your recipe yet? for contest news and reminders.
For full contest rules and details please refer to the Official Rules.

The same distinctive mouthwatering flavor long trusted by chefs can now be added to applications across your menu—hot or cold—without the added step of cooking.

Learn more about the Ready to Flavor™ benefit

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The Minor’s® Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 US and DC who are 18 years of age or older (or 19 if resident of AL or NE), AND who are Foodservice Operators who develop or prepare recipes for menu items served to paying guests as their primary form of employment. Begins on 7/1/2019 at 12:00:01 a.m. ET and ends on 9/13/2019 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Visit www.flavormeansbusiness.com/flavorexpedition for how to enter and full official rules. Void where prohibited, restricted, or taxed by law. Sponsor: NESTLÉ USA, Inc., 1812 N Moore St, Arlington, VA 22209.

*FREE SAMPLE OFFER Open to all foodservice operators in the 50 US and DC, 18+ (19+ AL/NE). Ends 09/13/19. Rules: www.nestleprofessional.us/MinorsSample2019. Sponsor: NESTLÈ USA, Inc.

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