Tabasco Recipe Competition Worth $10,000 Prize
Chefs across the United States are challenged to rise to a new recipe competition showcasing the popular street food trend sweeping the foodservice industry.Â For a chance to win a cash prize, contestants must submit their entries by July 18, 2011 online at TABASCOfoodservice.com or by mail.
The â€œstreet foodsâ€ themed contest invites professional chefs, sous chefs and lead line cooks at restaurants and non-commercial foodservice establishments, as well as chefs-in-training, to create an original entrÃ©e recipe inspired by some of the worldâ€™s most popular ethnic cuisines found in street foods today â€” like Latin American, Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean.Â Qualifying entries must be easy to prepare in a foodservice kitchen, incorporate easily sourced ingredients, and include one or more of the following three flavors from the TABASCO Family of FlavorsÂ®:Â Original TABASCOÂ® brand Pepper Sauce, TABASCOÂ® brand Green JalapeÃ±o Pepper Sauce, and TABASCOÂ® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce.
The contest awards a $10,000 grand prize to the professional chef with the winning recipe; one culinary student will be awarded $2,500 for the winning recipe in the contestâ€™s student category. In addition to winning cash and merchandise prizes, the professional and student category winners will be featured along with their winning recipes on TABASCOfoodservice.com.Â Paul McIlhenny, President and CEO of McIlhenny Company, maker of TABASCOÂ® brand Pepper Sauce, and top New Orleans chefs will comprise the judging panel and select the professional and student winners on September 14, 2011.
For more information, contest rules and the contest entry form are available at TABASCOfoodservice.com or by calling 1-888-HOT-DASH.