Lead sponsor for this event is Fiore Olive Oils and Vinegars.
Aug 4,2021 12:00am - Aug 8,2021 11:59pm
Rockland's Harbor Park
South Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841
The contest begins at 9 a.m., Friday, August 6, 2021 in the North Entertainment Tent on the festival grounds. Judging begins at 11:30 a.m., with prizes announced and awarded around 12:30 p.m.
The contest audience will have the opportunity to sample the prepared recipes in the cooking area and pick up the contestants’ recipes after the awards are presented.
Amateur chefs are invited to sign up for the annual Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest. The contest is part of the annual festival which is held at Harbor Park in Rockland, Maine along the city’s waterfront. Amateur chefs age 18 and older are welcome to compete for more than $500.00 in prize money during this popular event. A panel will pick five contestants and their recipe to participate in the contest. Selection is based on creativity, suitability of the seafood to the recipe and simplicity. The recipe can be any dish and must contain seafood found in Maine waters.