The contest is an opportunity to show your creativity to the world, for the winning recipe will be professionally photographed and featured on the Web sites of both Leite's Culinaria and Well Dressed Food, as well as handed out at the 54th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City, held from June 29 to July 1, 2008. In addition, the winning cook will receive a check for $1,500.00. And we haven't forgotten the runner-up: He or she will receive a check for $500.00.
To enter, create as many recipes as you like that revolve around summertime entertaining and that utilize at least one Well Dressed Food product per recipe. Recipes will be judged on creative use of ingredients (35%), taste (25%), appearance (25%), and ease of preparation (15%). Judges will include representatives from Well Dressed Food and Leite's Culinaria, as well as editors, food writers, chefs, and former national cooking contest winners.
For the complete list of rules and guidelines, click here.