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Blue Ribbon Cooking Center

Price ChopperCome visit the Blue Ribbon Cooking Center to see the winners of various culinary categories, as well as participate or register for demonstrations.

Interested in entering?

If you would like to enter in one of our culinary competitions, please download the Department N (Culinary) application on the competitive entries page.  All of the details are there! 

Competitive Entries

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center Schedule of Events

Tuesday, August 13, 2024
1:00pm Vegetable Medley demonstration - Lee Ana Doolin

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

12:00 Meatloaf Competition (All Ages, bring one meatloaf with recipe to Gate 2 by 11:30 am) Judging and Prizes by Chuck Wagon Diner

6:00 pm Jim Haas (BOCES) Prebiotics & Probiotics: What are they? 


Thursday, August 15, 2024

2:00 pm - “Fish Cone” snack with Miss Altamont Fair
(Kids 12 and under)

6:00 pm - Savory Apple Side Dish Competition (All Ages, bring at least 3 cups of your most creative apple side dish with recipe to Gate 2 by 5:30 pm)
Judging and Prizes by Indian Ladder Farms

Friday, August 16, 2024

1:00pm - Homemade Marinara Sauce Demonstrations by Michael Abbatiello 

6:00pm - Breakfast Sandwich Competition (Adults 18 and over, bring 3 breakfast sandwiches with recipe to Gate 2 by 5:30 pm. Each sandwich must contain 1 protein, 1 starch & 1 dairy, be creative!)
Judging and Prizes by Bountiful Bread Stuyvesant Plaza


Saturday, August 17, 2024

2:00pm - Crazy Sandwich Competition (Open to ages 5-12, First 10 children to sign up all supplies provided by Honest Weigh Co-OP, 20 minute limit, judging by People's Choice)
Prizes by Blue Ribbon and Ann Marie Candies

6:00pm - Spaghetti Eating Contest (first 4 entrants to sign up in each age group- 12-18 years and 19 & over, 2 minutes to eat as much as possible)
sponsored by Hannaford


Sunday, August 18, 2024

12:00pm - Zucchini Relish Demo by Karen Roberts Mort (Cooperative Ext.)

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