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  • Michigan Apple Recipe Contest

    in Lansing, MI on January 27, 2016

    The Michigan Apple Committee has sponsored the annual Michigan Apple Recipe Contest in Frankenmuth during Zehnder’s Snowfest for more than a decade. The 2016 Apple Recipe Contest includes three categories: pasta, desserts and sandwiches. Prizes are awarded in each category for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners and the 1st place winner will also get a Golden Ticket to the 2016 World Food Championships. The Michigan Apple Committee sponsors this contest to celebrate the flavor and versatility of apples as an ingredient in many dishes. VIEW SITE
  • Bacon and Beer Classic (Chicago)

    in Chicago, IL on October 10, 2015

    The Bacon and Beer Classic is a one-day bacon and craft beer-centric festival featuring Chicago's best chefs and breweries. And this year, one lucky competitor will earn a Golden Ticket to compete in the World Bacon Championships at the 2016 WFC! VIEW SITE
  • Bacon and Beer Classic (New York)

    in New York, NY on April 22-23, 2016

    The Bacon and Beer Classic is returning to Citi Field for the third year in a row on April 22nd and 23rd, 2016. Over 30 local restaurants will provide mouth-watering bacon dishes and 70 regional breweries will offer refreshing craft beer and cider throughout the concourse. VIEW SITE
  • Bacon and Beer Classic (San Jose)

    in San Jose, CA on November 14, 2015

    The Bacon and Beer Classic is a one-day bacon and craft beer-centric festival featuring San Jose's best chefs and breweries. Restaurants will curate their bacon-inspired dish inside and on the field at Municipal Stadium. This year one lucky competitor will earn a Golden Ticket to compete in the 2016 WFC. VIEW SITE
  • Bacon and Beer Classic (Santa Clara)

    in Santa Clara, CA on February 27, 2016

    The Bacon and Beer Classic is a one-day bacon and craft beer-centric festival featuring Santa Clara’s best chefs and breweries. Chefs are asked to create 3,000 bacon-inspired samples that festival goers and judges will rate and vote upon at the event. One lucky competitor will earn a Golden Ticket to compete in the 2016 WFC. VIEW SITE
  • Canadian Food Championships

    in Edmonton, AB on July 21-24, 2016

    Events Edmonton has partnered with the World Food Championships to host one exclusive qualifying event in 2016 for Canada. The Canadian Food Championships is a year long search for Canada’s best cooks. The search will reach new levels during the multi-day competition to determine who will be part of Team Canada at the WFC. VIEW SITE
  • Bands, Burgers & Brews Burger Throwdown

    in Charleston, SC on May 1, 2016

    Who will be the LowCountry’s 2016 Burger Throwdown Champion? Come watch your favorite Lowcountry Chefs battle it out at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina. George Motz, the host of the Travel Channel’s Burger Land, and our panel of chefs and culinary gurus will decide which restaurant will represent the LowCountry at the 2016 WFC! VIEW SITE
  • Game Day Chef Challenge

    in Various Locations, - August 1, 2015 - January 1, 2016

    Back for its second year, the Game Day Chef Challenge provided amateur and professional chefs the opportunity to compete at the Grand Finale in Pasadena, CA on January 1, 2016. Congratulations to Julie Hession from Las Vegas NV on winning the $25,000 Grand Prize with her winning dish, the Southwestern Scrimmage burgers. All six (6) Regional Champions have received a Golden Ticket and will be competing in the 2016 World Food Championships. VIEW SITE
  • Big Bacon Bonanza

    in Davenport, IA on April 9, 2016

    Churches United of the Quad City Area announces plans for the 3rd Annual Big Bacon Bonanza. The event, which is the largest fundraiser for the organization will take place April 9, 2016 at the Davenport River Center. All money raised stays with the organization to benefit its 26 food pantries, 3 hot meal sites and Winnie’s Place a shelter for women and children who are homeless or victims of domestic violence. Big Bacon Bonanza started in 2014 and features local restaurants, food vendors and so much more. All participants have to do is come up with a creative way to cook or bake with bacon. VIEW SITE
  • Que at the View BBQ Fest

    in Gulfport, MS on April 8-9, 2016

    Island View Casino Resort offers a smokin’ good time each spring with ’Que at the View, an outdoor festival of food, drinks and live entertainment in conjunction with a KCBS-sanctioned competition. 'Que at the View is held on the grounds of Island View Casino, located on the Gulf of Mexico in Gulfport, Miss. VIEW SITE
  • Annual National Shrimp Festival Restaurant Challenge

    in Gulf Shores, AL on August 24-25, 2016

    The Restaurant Challenge is the official cooking competition of the Annual National Shrimp Festival. The 9th Annual Restaurant Challenge, sponsored by Zatarain's, will feature the best chefs that Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and the surrounding area has to offer. Chefs will be battling for bragging rights, cookware, prize money and an invitation to the World Food Championships. VIEW SITE
  • Culinary Fight Club

    in Chicago, IL - Monthly

    Think Top Chef meets Fight Club meets pop-up restaurant. If you can cook, then you can cook anywhere, with limited ingredients and on a time-crunch! Home chefs, students, moms, caterers, whoever you are, if you like to cook (and you think you're good at it), then step out of your kitchen and into the ring. VIEW SITE
  • Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown

    in Huntsville, TX on January 25-27, 2016

    Our friend Shotgun Fred passed away from ALS on March 9, 2012. Before he died he asked several of old friends of his to make sure that a KCBS-sanctioned BBQ Cook Off takes place in Huntsville, Texas each year to raise funds to be added to his Scholarship Endowment. Now in its third year, the Shotgun Fred BBQ Showdown will be held on January 25th, 26th and 27th. In addition to the four required meats, competitors can choose to compete in three ancillary contests: Beans, Dessert, and Chef's Choice Entree. We’re pleased to be a Preferred Qualifier for the 2016 World Barbecue Championship. VIEW SITE
  • WFC Food Champ Online Contests

    online - Monthly

    Each month the World Food Championships will feature a different online recipe contest. The winner of these contests will qualify for a sponsored trip to compete in the World Food Championships! VIEW SITE
  • Bull Burger Battles

    in Various Locations, - Monthly between May and October

    Bull Outdoor Products is on a nationwide search to find the country’s best burger. Six Bull Burger Battles will take place across the nation leading up to the 2016 World Food Championships. The winners of the Bull Burger Battles receive a coveted Golden Ticket to compete as a member of Team Bull at the WFC's World Burger Championship! VIEW SITE
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Suzanne Clark

2014 World Pasta Championship

As an artist, creativity consumes my life-especially when it comes to cooking! I put my artistic touch on all my dishes along with years of skill earned in the kitchen while cooking for my family of seven! I bring “Mom Power” to the kitchen arena and the determination to win and to prove that Moms can take on anyone, including professional chefs at any time! I am a blogger, a Lifestyle Expert on a local... VIEW FULL BIO

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The 2015 World Food Championships Blogger Summit, set for on Nov. 2-4, 2015, is seeking applications from 50 Bloggers who are ready to roll out their pens, put on their aprons and throw it down in the Kenmore Kitchen Arena as the Opening Round Competition of this year's World Food Championships! There will be 3 jam-packed days of "Yummie" info, demos and competition. But only 50 bloggers will be chosen for this FREE experience. Click here to submit your application!

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