Food & Wine Mionetto Cocktail Challenge 8/31/16
A cocktail recipe contest open to eligible individuals who are not professionally employed as a bartender (the “Consumer Contest”) and a cocktail recipe contest open to eligible individuals who are professionally employed as a bartender (the “Bartender Contest”).
open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at the time of entry
begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on Sunday, May 1, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 (the "Contest Entry Period").
Submit your cocktail recipe (the “Recipe”) by selecting the type of prosecco to be used and providing your original recipe for your cocktail. Recipe requirements:
Recipe can contain a maximum of 6 ingredients
One (1) ingredient must be at least 1 fluid ounce of prosecco in the final cocktail
Recipe must include at least two (2) alcoholic ingredients, one of which must be prosecco as noted above
Recipe must include ingredient name and quantity of each ingredient
All ingredients must be commercially and readily available
Recipe must include all instructions for preparation of the final cocktail, including glassware, ice and garnish
Brand names may not be included in submitted Recipes for alcoholic beverage ingredients
Ingredients may include base spirit, liqueur, cordial, syrups, fruit juices, bitters and muddled fruit
(OPTIONAL): Upload an optional photo of your cocktail (the “Photo”). Photos submitted with a Recipe will not be included in judging and will not have any effect on a determination of Finalists.
Limit: One (1) Entry per person per email address during the Contest Period regardless of whether entrant has more than one email address.
Finalist Determination: All eligible Entries will be judged by a panel of judges appointed by the Sponsor by or around September 15, 2016, who shall use the criteria set forth below to determine three (3) Consumer Finalists from among all eligible entries received for the Consumer Contest and three (3) Bartender Finalists from among all eligible entries received for the Bartender Contest. The eligible Entries will be graded based on the following pre-determined set of criteria based solely on the Recipe submitted in the Entry:
The three (3) Entries receiving the highest scores for the Consumer Contest will be deemed a potential Consumer Finalists. The three (3) Entries receiving the highest scores for the Bartender Contest will be deemed a potential Bartender Finalists.
Finalist Package/Prizes/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”):
Finalist Packages: Six (6) Finalist Packages will be available, one (1) for each Consumer Finalist and one (1) for each Bartender Finalist. Each Finalist Package includes:
Round-trip airfare for Finalist to NYC from a major gateway airport near Finalist’s residence as determined by Sponsor
One (1) night hotel accommodations the night immediately prior to the Finalist Challenge Event date
Ground transportation to/from airport/hotel and to/from hotel/FOOD & WINE Test Kitchen
$150 Travel Stipend
Total ARV of Finalist Package: $1,000 each.
Consumer Grand Prize: One (1) Consumer Grand Prize will be available to be won. Consumer Grand Prize includes:
Round-trip airfare for winner and one (1) guest to Italy from a major gateway airport near Finalist’s residence as determined by Sponsor
Three (3) nights double-occupancy hotel accommodations
Mionetto winery tour
Ground transportation to/from hotel/Mionetto winery
$1,000 Travel Stipend
Consumer Grand Prize trip must be taken before June 30, 2017, on dates to be mutually agreed upon by winner and Sponsor.
Total ARV of Consumer Grand Prize: $4,600.
Bartender Grand Prize: One (1) Bartender Grand Prize is available to be won. Bartender Grand Prize includes a feature in Food & Wine Magazine for the Bartender Grand Prize winner. There is no ARV of the Bartender Grand Prize.