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Enter the Minor's® 2019 Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest for a chance to win $10,000 and a food tour in a Top U.S. Culinary Destination

Minor’s 2019 Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest is back with over $30,000 in prizes being awarded,  including one Grand Prize of $10,000 plus a food tour to one of America’s five top culinary destinations.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 1, 2019) – Minor’s, a proud supporter of professional chefs, challenges  foodservice operators to enter the 2019 Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest for a chance to win $10,000  and a trip for two to one of five top U.S. culinary destinations for a curated trend-spotting “food tour” of  the selected city. 

Here’s to inspiration that comes from competition. 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 2019 Flavor Expedition™ Recipe Contest and invite you to share your next inspired creation. 

The Flavor Expedition Recipe Contest is presented annually to celebrate the commercially ambitious chef, and recognize culinarians with a heart for distinctive flavor and craftsmanship— those who believe in uncompromised creativity. 

The grand prize winner will receive $10,000 and a trip for two to one of five top U.S. culinary destinations: Atlanta, GA; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; New York City, NY; or Portland, OR. The prize package includes airfare, accommodations for four nights and a curated trend spotting “food tour”. This immersive journey will provide exposure to the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the food scene in the selected city.

To enter, operators must submit their original recipe at www.FlavorMeansBusiness.com before Friday, September 13, 2019. To qualify, recipe submissions must include at least one (1) qualifying Minor’s  product from the list below: 

  • Classical Reductions™ Reduced Chicken, Brown or Vegetable Stock 
  • Any Farm to Label™ Gluten Free Base made with Natural Ingredients 
  • GreenLeaf™ Basil Pesto or Cilantro Pesto 

Qualifying submissions must also include (a) recipe title; (b) recipe ingredients with amounts in common  U.S. household measurement units; and (c) step-by-step preparation details including prep time,  bake/cook time, oven temperature, equipment used, and serving size/number of servings. 

The Grand Prize package includes: 

  • $10,000 check 
  • 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,  accommodations for four nights, and a curated trend-spotting “food tour” providing exposure to the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the food scene in the selected city.

Additional Prizes: 

Two runners up will receive: 

  • 1st Runner Up will receive $5,000 check 
  • 2nd Runner Up will receive $2,500 check 

The contest entry period runs 7/1/19 – 9/13/19. Limit one entry per person.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The Minor’s® 2019 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. PLEASE NOTE: The grand prize must be taken between April 1, 2020 and January 27, 2021. Void where prohibited, restricted, or taxed by law. Sponsor: NESTLÉ USA, Inc., 1812 N Moore St, Arlington, VA 22209.

 

Media Contact:
Maggie Eich at  [email protected] or 
Matt Tavernelli at [email protected]