Discover Duck Recipe Contest Deadline Approaching
May 2013

LEESBURG, IN (May 16, 2013) – The deadline to enter the 2013 Discover Duck Recipe Contest is approaching soon. Entries are being accepted now through June 7, 2013.

The contest, sponsored by Maple Leaf Farms, is open to professional chefs and culinary students. This year’s contest challenges entrants to create an amazing duck appetizer or small plate recipe that can be shared by two to four people. Recipe entries must include a Maple Leaf Farms duck product and will be judged according to originality, flavor, accuracy of the recipe and innovative use of duck products. Professional and student chef recipes will be judged in separate categories, each with their own cash prizes.

Entrants will compete for more than $15,000 in cash prizes. Professional chefs will vie for a $5,000 Grand prize, $3,000 second prize and $1,500 third prize. The top two student chefs will win $2,500 and $1,500, respectively. In addition, $500 prizes will be awarded to each of the remaining finalists in each category. The decision of the judging panel will be final.

Complete contest rules and entry details are available online at All entries must be postmarked or submitted online no later than June 7, 2013.

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