Friday, January 15, 2010

USA Pears culinary contest open to culinary students

Culinary students across the country are invited to submit original recipes for the second annual USA Pears culinary contest. Entrants can submit an appetizer, salad, entrée, dessert or beverage with USA pears as a prominent ingredient for consideration.

Recipes are due no later than Jan. 29. Three finalists will be selected to travel to Portland, Ore., in March 2010, where they will prepare their recipes for a panel of judges. The winner will receive $5,000.

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