Maple Leaf Farms Launches Its 2014 Duck Recipe Contest
July 2014

LEESBURG, Ind. (July 28, 2014) – Maple Leaf Farms is calling for entries for the 2014 “Strut Your Duck” Recipe Contest. The contest challenges entrants to create an original recipe that features Maple Leaf Farms duck products along with a photo showing the final prepared dish with the product package. Contest entry opens August 1, 2014, and ends on September 30, 2014.
 
Recipe entries may be submitted for any menu part -- appetizer, soup, salad, entrée or even dessert -- and must include a Maple Leaf Farms duck product. Entrants may submit up to three recipes with accompanying photos. Contest submissions will be judged on the recipe and its preparation, originality and creativity of the recipe, visual appeal of the final prepared dish, and overall taste (Round II judging).

Entrants have a chance to win one of three top prizes. The grand prize winning entry will be awarded $4,000 and free Maple Leaf Farms duck products for a year; first runner-up $2,500; and second runner-up $1,000. The People’s Choice Award winner will receive $250 based on public votes for favorite duck dish. (Voting will take place Oct. 5-11.)

For cooking enthusiasts, the contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States or Washington, D.C. that are 18 years old or older.

Complete contest rules and entry details are available online at www.duckrecipecontest.com. Entries will be accepted August 1 – September 30, 2014, on the contest website.