Virginia Egg Council Contest

Virginia Egg Council 2017 Hispanic-Inspired Egg Contest
Russell County Fairgrounds
Sunday, September 3, 2017   2:30-5:00 PM

Let’s highlight Hispanic heritage with this egg-citing recipe contest, sponsored by the Virginia Egg Council because let’s face it – who doesn’t love Hispanic foods? Salsa has nearly overtaken the sale of catsup in the U.S. and Taco shells and tortillas sell as well as burger buns. Everyone has a favorite Hispanic-inspired recipe they’d like to crow about and since many include eggs, here’s your chance to shine. The possibilities are endless since recipes may include items for lunch, breakfast, dinner, a casserole, a hand-held delight, an appetizer or a dessert and the best part is, eggs lend themselves to all of these. We’re expecting Virginia’s clever cooks to come up with some really special creations to prove why we’re saying Eggs Olé.

Entries for the Va. Egg Council contest may be entered at the Russell County Fairground in the Home Economics Building between 2:30-5:00 PM on Sunday, September 3, 2017. Judging will begin shortly after 5 PM and will be closed to the public. Winner will be announced immediately after the judging is completed.

Contest Recipe Requirement

  • The recipe must include a minimum of four (4) eggs or half an egg per serving and reflect Hispanic/Latino cuisine in some way.
  • Ingredients must be listed in the order of use.
  • Direction, cooking time, temperature and servings must be included.
  • If special toppings or garnishes are used, include those in the written recipe.
  • The Virginia Egg Council retains the right to use the recipes in our promotions.
  • Recipes will be prepared and presented for judging at a local county fair.
  • Prepared entries must be deliver for judging in coolers.

1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be mailed prizes and become eligible to compete for top state honors at the finals, to be held at the State Fair of Virginia, on October 7, 2017.

Prizes at State Level

1st  – $400
2nd  – $300
3rd  – $200

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