2023 Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest

Entry Deadline: July 25, 2023
2023 Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest
Venue / Location

Rockland, ME

General Information

Cook-Off – August 4, 2023

Each year, amateur chefs compete in the annual Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest. The event attracts visitors and contestants from all over the world, as well as print and broadcast media channels.

Amateur chefs age 18 and older compete for $525.00 in prize money during this popular event.

A panel of judges select the winner based on creativity, suitability of the seafood to the recipe, and simplicity.

The contest begins at 9 a.m., Friday, August 4, 2023 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.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

First Prize – $200.00
Second Prize – $175.00
Third Prize – $150.00

Fruits and Vegetables

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