Recipe for Success

Contest Details

What's the contest all about?

The Recipe for Success contest aims to nourish the potential of Winnipeg kids by getting them talking about, preparing and eating healthy food. The contest is hosted by The Winnipeg Foundation.

The Winnipeg Foundation believes all kids should have access to the healthy food, nutrition education and cooking skills they need to grow and thrive. Our Nourishing Potential Endowment Fund helps make that possible. Click here to find out how.

Judges

  • Keith Muller,
    Dean, Red River College’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts.
  • Sharon Blady,
    Minister of Healthy Living and Seniors
  • Susan Millican,
    Board Chair, The Winnipeg Foundation
  • Ace Burpee,
    Morning Show Host, Virgin 103 and Nourishing Potential Advisory Committee Member
  • Nicole Dubé,
    Social Media Reporter, CTV Morning Live

Create

  • Grab a group of between two and four kids in Grades 4-6 (as of the 2013-2014 school year). Contest is open to Winnipeg residents only.
  • Create the most outrageous, nutritious and delicious sandwich you can think of.
  • Use a maximum of five ingredients not including the “bread” – or whatever it is you choose to contain your sandwich (for example, pita, tortilla, lettuce, etc.).
  • Remember: be creative! It can be a breakfast, lunch or dinner sandwich.

Shoot & Edit

  • Make a video of your group demonstrating how to make your sandwich.
  • Videos must be no longer than three minutes in length; this requirement will be strictly enforced.
  • Teachers, parents and supervisors can offer suggestions and help with kitchen safety issues, but kids must do the work of making the sandwich.
  • Read guidelines for making a video here.

Submit

  • Have a parent, teacher, guardian or friend who is 18 years or older submit your video.
  • When you submit your video you will be asked to tell us the five ingredients, the “bread” ingredient, and the steps to make your sandwich
  • Submissions are accepted from January 13, 2014 at 12:01 a.m. until March 14, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.; no late entries will be accepted.

Vote

  • Rally your friends to vote for your video from March 17-28, 2014.
  • There are great prizes for the video voted “People’s Choice.” (See prize details under Win)

Win

  • Grand prize: The sandwich judged to be the best by our team of judges will be featured in the Culinary Exchange restaurant at Red River College’s Paterson GlobalFoods Institute for a day; the Grand prize team will win a Junior Master Chef Culinary Adventure at Red River College’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, plus a $500 grant to their school or a community organization to support healthy food and cooking activities.
  • Runner-up prize: The Runner-up team (as determined by our judges) will win a Junior Master Chef Culinary Adventure at Red River College’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, plus a $500 grant to their school or a community organization to support healthy food and cooking activities.
  • People’s Choice prize: The team that makes the video that receives the most votes in the People’s Choice category will win a Junior Master Chef Culinary Adventure at Red River College’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, plus a $500 grant to their school or a community organization to support healthy food and cooking activities.
  • Additional prizes: As determined by two wild card draws, two teams will each win a Junior Master Chef Culinary Adventure at Red River College’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts.
  • No team entered can win more than one prize.

What is a Junior Master Chef Culinary Adventure?

It’s an awesome food-filled day for your team at Red River College’s (RRC) School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts. Your team will get a tour of RRC’s state-of-the art facility, a cooking demonstration and lesson with a professional chef and the chance to create your own culinary masterpiece, plus a delicious lunch for your team and up to eight adult guests (two guests per team member) and an exclusive viewing of the top video entries. The Culinary Adventure will take place on Saturday, May 3, 2014.