WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS OF OUR NATIONAL CHARCUTERIE CONTEST. WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK ALL THOSE WHO ENTERED FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING DISPLAY OF CREATIVITY. YOU ARE ALL WINNERS!
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
DAT’S WHAT I’M TALKIN’ ‘BOUT CHARCUTERIE BOARD
Morgan City, Louisiana
1ST PLACE – PROFESSIONAL
D.A.T. TEX-MEX CHARCUTERIE BOARD
New Braunfels, Texas
1ST PLACE – BRAND
KITCHEN 212º CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE
1ST PLACE – AMATEUR
A CROSS-ATLANTIC LOVE STORY
ALFRED KILIS & MADDY FAVA
1ST PLACE – YOUTH (TIE)
HENRY & LENI ZULEGER-BAKER
1ST PLACE – YOUTH (TIE)
BAYOU FOR THE BUCKEYES
Pleasant Hill, Ohio
Thanks to all who entered!
MEET THE JUDGE – FLORIDA CHEF OF THE YEAR CHEF BOB AUNGST
In his 25+ years in hospitality, Florida Chef of the Year Chef Bob Aungst has worked some of the largest sporting, political, and private events, including the Kentucky Derby, US Open Tennis Tournament, Presidential Inaugurations, and the Super Bowl. He’s had the pleasure of serving four U.S. Presidents, numerous members of Royal Courts, and countless political leaders. On average, he oversees the service or preparation of 2 million meals each year.
Categories Open to Amateurs and Professionals alike
YOUTH – 16 & Under
AMATEUR (ENTHUSIAST) – One who cooks for fun or who has aspirations to be a culinary professional.
PROFESSIONAL – One who receives income as a Culinary Hospitality Professional.
BRAND/BUSINESS – Any company associated with the food industry. Ex.: Catering Company, Restaurant, Food Products Company (Seasonings, Sauces, Nuts, Cheese, etc.), Cooking Utensils Company, Boardmakers, etc.
Prizes Win a Dream Louisiana Bayou Experience and Cash Prizes
GRAND PRIZE WINNER – ALL CATEGORY ENTRIES ARE ELIGIBLE
$1,000 cash, Louisiana Bayou Experience with Chef Bob Aungst for 2 at $10,000 Value, D.a.T. SaUcE and D.a.T. KeTcHuP Products & Merchandise and assorted Prize Package.
1st PLACE WINNER IN EACH CATEGORY:
Brand Business – $500 cash, plus Invite for 2 to Louisiana Bayou Experience at $10,000 Value, Future Co-Branding Opportunities with D.a.T. Sauce & Chef Bob, D.a.T. SaUcE and D.a.T. KeTcHuP Products & Merchandise and assorted Prize Package.
Professional – $500 cash, plus Invite for 2 to Louisiana Bayou Experience at $10,000 Value, D.a.T. SaUcE and D.a.T. KeTcHuP Products & Merchandise and assorted Prize Package.
Amateur – $500 cash, plus D.a.T. SaUce & D.a.T. KeTcHuP, Chef Bob Gift Basket & assorted Prize Package.
Youth – $250 cash, plus D.a.T. SaUce & D.a.T. KeTcHuP, assorted Prize Package.
BONUS D.a.T. Video Awards
1st Place – $500 cash, plus assorted Prize Package.
2nd Place – $250 cash, plus Prize Package.
Every video entry from every category is eligible. Must be family friendly. Highlight your board and be creative. All social media video platforms are eligible. Winners will be judged on creativity of video and popularity.
Official Rules All You Need to Know
1. You must use D.a.T. SaUcE and/or D.a.T. KeTcHuP as an ingredient.
2. There are no limitations regarding other ingredients or what you use for a board. You may use any food ingredients you choose. This is about creativity and artistry.
3. Name Your Board.
4. Complete List of ingredients and include any Recipes.
5. Must include at least one photo with each entry. Maximum of 3 photos per entry allowed. You may also include any video links (Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Vimeo, TikTok, etc) featuring your board. These will be eligible for the BONUS D.a.T. Video Awards. Video Links are not required to win and will be judged separately.
6. Maximum of 5 separate entries allowed. You must fill out a separate submission form for each entry, and give each board its own unique name. Your submission form must be filled out completely to qualify.
This Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States.
Winners will be notified via phone or email by May 30, 2022. If D.a.T SaUcE is unable to contact a winner within 5 days of the announcement, or they are not in compliance with the Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and a runner-up will be selected.
By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on the D.a.T SaUcE social media pages and websites, Chef Bob Aungst Social media pages and websites, or other Sponsors social media pages and websites, as well as any promotional materials. D.a.T. SaUcE is not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. We do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and reserve the right to remove any posted Entry for any reason and at any time.