Monday, February 15, 2010

Professional Chefs: California Wild Rice Recipe Contest Deadline February 28th!!

The producers of California wild rice are sponsoring a recipe contest for professional cooks and other culinary professionals who reside in California and Nevada. A total of $5,000 in prize money has been allocated to contest winners.

The objective of the contest is to call greater awareness to the versatility of California wild rice, and inspire chefs and others to embrace the product and its attributes as a whole-grain food.

Contestants may enter as many original recipes using wild rice and wild rice blends as they wish. Winners will be notified no later than March 31. Rules and a contest entry form may be found at The deadline for recipe entries is February 28.

The sponsor of the contest is the California Wild Rice Advisory Board a non-profit organization made up of several dozen California wild rice producers and processors.

Contest entry forms and rules may be requested by writing to California Wild Rice Rocks My World Recipe Rumble; P.O. Box 4843, Horseshoe Bay, Texas, 78657. Please enclose a self-addressed-stamped envelope. Entries not completed online may be sent to the above address.

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