11 2015

Young Adult Apples & Honey Cook-Off Shabbat Dinner (TBE)

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Private Home RSVP for the address
Madison, WI 53711

Contact Aleeza Hoffert

Show off your culinary talents. Enter Madison’s Jews’ Next Dor’s Apple and Honey Cook-off. Everyone present will be judges and enjoy our Apple and Honey-themed Shabbat dinner.

Be sure to carefully read the rules (below) in advance, to ensure your dish qualifies for judging. No competition would be complete without prizes, but you must enter to win.

Of course, you’re welcome to come welcome in Shabbat with us and wish your fellow Jews’ Next Dor friends (Jewish 20 and 30 somethings) a sweet new year, without entering a dish. Please bring beverages (doesn’t have to be apple and honey-themed).

RSVP to Aleeza at for the address.

Official Cook-off Rules, Regulations and Judging Criteria
Who is Eligible?
Any 20 or 30 something.
Your dish(s) must be present on September 11, starting at 6:45pm at a private home near Monroe Street to win.

Food Entry Requirements:
Dish must feature either apples or honey or both.
Dish must be vegetarian/dairy/fish but not shell-fish.
Dish must be at least 50% homemade.
All items should be prepared in advanced, and brought cooked ready to serve. Plating is allowed at the cook-off.
Only standard paper goods will be provided.
All dishes will be consumed by participants and event attendees after judging.
Please provide enough of your dish that at least 15 people can sample your dish.
If your dish contains nuts or other common allergens please clearly label it.
Name your entries.
Recipes for entries must be submitted to by Wednesday, September 9, 2011 at 11:59pm. Recipes will be shared after the competition.
A recipe must be submitted for all entries, or it will not be judged (but it will be enjoyed for Shabbat dinner). Please have your recipe actually represent what you actually prepare. Include how many it servers or pieces it makes and which category (Savory or Sweet) it is being entered in.
All dishes to be judged must be there within 15 minutes of the start time. Dishes to arrive late will not be judged, but may be consumed for dinner/dessert
The Judging:
There will be two categories. Savory and Sweet.
Entrants must decide which category to enter their dish in when submitting the recipe.
Each dish can only be judged in one category.
A first prize will be awarded for each category.
Each entrant can enter up to 2 dishes total across both categories.
Entrants do not need to enter both categories.
All judging will take place on Friday, September 11, 2015
Each dish will be judged on originality (25%), presentation (25%) and flavor (50%).
Everyone present will get to judge all entries, other then their own.
Judging will be done on a point system, the dish with the most votes in each category gets first place.
Points may be deducted if Apples and Honey are not the center piece of the dish.
Points will be tallied by one or more Madison’s Jews’ Next Dor representatives.
Chef of winning dishes will be awarded prizes.

Sponsor: Madison's Jews' Next Dor