Imagine the fulfillment of creating your own scrumptious burger recipe and serving it, paired perfectly with Sutter Home Wine. Better yet, what if our esteemed panel of judges from Sutter Home Build a Better Burger® Recipe Contest decide that your recipe is worth a whopping $25,000?
So don’t be shy! Show off your burger-making skills by entering your very own recipe this year.
Remember to check out our previous winning recipes and Sutter Home wine pairings for some inspiration.
Get ready to sizzle and good luck!
The Contest will be conducted in three sequential phases:
1. Recipe Entry Judging
2. Regional Semi-Finalist Cook-Offs
3. National Finalist Cook-Off
BURGERS WILL BE SCORED ON
– Taste (40%): Does the burger taste good?
– Creativity (25%): Is this burger creative and one of a kind?
– Ease of Preparation (25%): How easily was the chef able to prepare the recipe?
– Wine Pairing (10%): Does the wine complement and enhance the burger?
In the event of a tie, the tie will be broken based on the highest score in the first judging criteria (Taste), continuing thereafter to each judging criteria in order (Creativity, Ease of Preparation, Pairing with Wine), as needed to break the tie.
Grand Prize – $25,000.00/Cash
National Finalist Prizes (5) – Trip to finals cook-off at Sutter Home Winery in St. Helena, CA
Semi-Finalist Prizes (20) – Trip to regional cook-off