Call for Maine Lobster Festival Cooking Contest
Amateur chefs are invited to sign up for the annual Maine Lobster Festival Seafood Cooking Contest. The contest is part of the annual festival which is held at Harbor Park in Rockland, Maine along the city’s waterfront.
Amateur chefs age 18 and older are welcome to compete for more than $500 in prize money during this popular event. A panel of will pick five contestants and their recipe to participate in the contest. Selection is based on creativity, suitability of the seafood to the recipe and simplicity. The recipe can be any dish and must contain seafood found in Maine waters.
The contest will begin at 9AM on Friday in the North Entertainment Tent on the festival grounds. Judging will begin at 11:30AM with prizes announced and awarded around 12:30pm.
First prize – $200 / Second prize – $175 / Third prize – $150
Lead sponsor for this event is Fiore Olive Oils and Vinegars.
The contest audience will have the opportunity to sample the prepared recipes in the cooking area and pick up a copy of the contestants’ recipes after the awards are presented.