Rudi’s Gluten-Free just announced a great contest called the “Unbelievably Good Gluten-Free Recipe Contest”. What is this all about? Rudi’s wants their fans to share their masterpieces for a chance to win a free trip to Boulder, Colorado. What does the trip entail? Staring in your very own online cooking show and being featured in a national media advertisement for Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery.
Talk about exciting, right? Here are the specific details straight from Rudi’s:
Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery Challenges Aspiring Chefs with Unbelievably Good Gluten-Free Recipe Contest
Fans compete for trip to Colorado and chance to star in online cooking show and national advertisement
Boulder, Colo. – April 18, 2011 – Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery, maker of unbelievably good gluten-free baked goods, today announced the Unbelievably Good Gluten-Free Recipe Contest. Inspired by the passion and creativity of gluten-free foodies everywhere, Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery fans are encouraged to share their gluten-free culinary masterpieces in the Unbelievably Good Gluten-Free Recipe Contest for a chance to win a free trip to Boulder, Colo., star in their own online cooking show and be featured in a national media advertisement for Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery!
Today through May 20, aspiring gluten-free chefs are invited to visit the Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery Facebook page and click on the recipe contest tab to enter. Rudi’s wants fans to get creative with gluten-free bread and some ter-RUDI-ific gluten-free recipes. There are only two recipe requirements:
1. The recipe must be gluten-free.
2. The recipe must include at least one product from the Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery line (Original, Multigrain and Cinnamon Raisin Breads, Multigrain Hamburger Buns and Hot Dog Rolls, and Original Pizza Crusts).
All types of recipes are welcome, from kid-approved options to fine dining fare. Along with the recipe, Rudi’s wants to hear why gluten-free cooking is important to the aspiring chef.
“We created Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery to help people suffering from celiac disease and gluten intolerances enjoy great tasting, healthy baked goods that have the same taste, texture and appearance of regular options,” said Doug Radi, vice president of marketing for Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery. “We’re continuously amazed by the culinary creativity, passion and inspiration within the gluten-free community, and we can’t wait to see the exciting ideas our fans cook up. We’re looking forward to meeting the top three finalists in June for a gluten-free recipe showdown and celebration.”
Recipe submissions will be accepted until May 20, 2011, and online voting will continue through June 6, 2011. The top 10 fan favorites, determined by the number of Facebook votes, will each receive a $250 gift card to Williams-Sonoma, an assortment of Rudi’s products and swag, and a chance for their recipe to be chosen as a top three finalist.
From the top 10 fan favorites, three finalists will be determined by a panel of judges including:
· Chef Jeffrey Barbour, Restaurant 4580
· Martin Hammer, owner of Restaurant 4580
· Chef Dan Kohler from Renegade Kitchen and Alternative Appetites
· Jane Miller, CEO of Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery
The top three finalists will receive a trip for two to Boulder, Colo., home of Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery, where they will compete in the Final Recipe Cook-Off at Restaurant 4580 on June 24, 2011. The grand prize winner will star in a National Foundation for Celiac Awareness – Alternative Appetites cooking show with Chef Dan Kohler of Renegade Kitchen and be featured in a national media advertisement for Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery. For complete contest and prize details, visit the Rudi’s Gluten-Free Facebook page and click on the Recipe Contest tab.
Important Contest Dates:
· April 18 – May 20: Recipe submissions accepted on the recipe contest tab on the Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery Facebook page
· April 18 – June 6: Online voting open to the public
· June 7: Top 10 fan favorites announced
· June 7 – June 13: Top 10 fan favorite recipes reviewed by panel of judges
· June 13: Top 3 finalists announced
· June 24: Top 3 finalists compete in Final Recipe Cook-Off at Restaurant 4580 in Boulder, Colo.
To learn more about Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery, visit www.rudisglutenfree.com.
Okay, people, get your aprons on & get baking or cooking! You only have until May 20, 2011 to get those recipes submitted.