Calling all Home Cooks and Professional Cooks! #BlendBurgerContest Enter your best blended burger recipe for a chance to win $10,000 from the Food Network! $20,000 total in Prizes. $10,000 to the winning Home Cook and $10,000 to the winning professional cook.
Official Rules: US, 21+. April 26, 2022 – June 27, 2022 at 5:00 pm ET
Entry Limit: one entry per person
Submissions for the Promotion must consist of an original burger recipe for four servings that incorporates the required ingredients listed below and a description of how the Entrant prepared the dish (including measurements and instructions) of no more than 500 words; and a photo of the completed dish
Mushrooms, which must comprise no less than 25% of the burger patty (by volume). The mushrooms must be cultivated and store-bought mushrooms. Use of wild mushrooms is prohibited. A list of eligible mushrooms can be found at: Here. Eligible mushroom varieties include store-bought White Button, Crimini, Portabella, Shiitake, Oyster, Enoki, Beech, Maitake, Trumpet and Lion’s Mane.
A meat or meat substitute.
Entrants will be placed into two categories:
home cooks (i.e. someone who has never been employed as a foodservice professional, such as a professional chef or cook, has never been paid to create recipes (such as cookbook authors, packaged food product developers and commercial recipe developers of any kind) and has never been trained and worked as a chef or food-preparation professional)
professional cooks (i.e. someone who has been employed to develop, cook, or commercialize recipes in any manner, including without limitation chefs, food preparation professionals, cookbook authors, food product developers, commercial recipe developers of any kind or any other activity Sponsor considers to be “professional” in its sole discretion).
Grand Prizes (2): $10,000 presented in the form of a check or wire transfer as agreed upon by Sponsor and Prize Winner.
Judging Criteria: 25% based on flavor profile; (b) 25% based on originality; (c) 25% based on crowd appeal; and (d) 25% based on presentation.