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Blogger Recipe Challenge

TAKE THE KAROUN DAIRIES
BLOGGER RECIPE CHALLENGE AND SEE IF YOU
HAVE THE RIGHT INGREDIENTS TO BE A WINNER!

$2,000 IN PRIZE MONEY  

Karoun Dairies, the maker of a wide variety of specialty dairy foods, is looking for culinary focused bloggers, not professional chefs to compete in their first annual “Karoun Dairies Blogger Recipe Challenge.” The challenge date has been set, the pans will be banging, and the stakes have never be higher to see who becomes the Grand Prize Winner of the Karoun Dairies Blogger Recipe Challenge. Karoun Dairies is looking for inspirational recipes that will “WOW” us!  

Take the challenge and share your culinary creativity using Karoun Dairies Mediterranean Style Labne and Gopi Paneer to create your original recipes.

The Karoun Dairies Blogger Recipe Challenge will only be open to the first 30 eligible bloggers who sign-up. Categories for the challenge include Appetizers and Entrées. Bloggers are encouraged to participate in both categories. One winner will be selected from each category and be awarded $500.00. The winning recipes from each category will then compete to see who will become the $1,000.00 grand prize winner of the Karoun Dairies Blogger Recipe Challenge.

To aid in the creation of your original recipe (s) all qualified participants will receive the following Karoun Dairies products:

The Karoun Dairies Blogger Recipe Challenge will only be open to the first 30 eligible bloggers who sign-up. Recipes only using Karoun Dairies products will be considered. The contest starts on May 2, 2022 and ends July 2, 2022. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

READY, SET, GO!
What’s the challenge and what do I win?

One Grand Prize Winner: $1,000.00 Cash Prize

One Appetizer Winner (using either Karoun Labne or Gopi Paneer): $500.00 Cash Prize

One Entrée Winner (using either Karoun Labne or Gopi Paneer): $500.00 Cash Prize

One Appetizer Winner: $500.00 Cash Prize  

This is your time to shine! We are looking for original recipes using our authentic products that are inventive and delicious that puts your culinary skills to work on your kitchen counter.

One Entrée Winner: $500.00 Cash Prize  

Be fresh and get out of your comfort zone! We are looking for inspiring recipes that are packed with wonderful flavors and aromas made with one of our authentic products that will leave us saying WOW!


The winners of the Karoun Dairies Blogger Recipe Challenge will be determined by judging all qualifying entrants submissions based on the following criteria:

  • Taste: 50%  

Does this recipe taste great with every bite? Would you want to make this recipe repeatedly based on taste alone? Does it contain interesting, yet gratifying flavor combinations?

  • Visual Appeal: 25%

Does the recipe show well in a plate or bowl? Do your eyes make you want to eat this recipe before you even smell or taste it?

  • Creativity: 25%

Does your recipe show originality? Is this recipe reflective of unique twists to ingredient usage? Have you incorporated your personal touch to this recipe?


To take the challenge participants can submit an entry form at www.karouncheese.com starting on May 2, 2022. To qualify for the Karoun Dairies Blogger Recipe Challenge the following rules apply:

  • Must be 21 years old or older at time of entry
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident - Void were prohibited
  • Food blog must be updated frequently (at least once per week) and has been in existence for at least 6 months
  • RECIPE MUST BE ORIGINAL
  • Applicants cannot be professional chefs
  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY


Recipe Details     

Karoun Dairies is looking for recipes that are easy to recreate, delicious and of course, original, and inventive. Only recipes using Karoun Dairies products will be considered.     
 

How to Submit Your Recipe

You must publically post your final recipe along with pictures of your selected Karoun Dairies product on your food blog, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram to qualify. You must also include Karoun Dairies social media links and website URL when posting your recipe on your food blog. You must also tag Karoun Dairies on all your social media platforms using the hashtags;

#karoun, #karoundairies, #karounlabne, #labne for recipes using Karoun Mediterranean Labne 

https://www.instagram.com/karoundairies/

Karoun Dairies (facebook.com)

and

#gopi, #gopipaneer, #ohmygopi, #gopipureatheart for recipes using Gopi Paneer

https://www.instagram.com/ohmygopi/


When compiling the list of ingredients for your recipe, you must state the name of the Karoun Dairies product used in creating your recipe. Please email your original recipe to contact@karouncheese.com, including up to three photos (jpeg) of your finished recipes, along with links to your published recipes by the contest deadline. Applicants are responsible for complying with all rules of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

We highly encourage you to share your recipes on all forms of social media including, but not limited to, Foodgawker, Tastespotting, Tumblr, YouTube, Google+, etc. Please send links to sites where you have shared your recipe to contact@karouncheese.com.

CONTEST TIMELINE & IMPORTANT INFORMATION                                                              

  • Contest begins May 2, 2022 and ends July 2, 2022.
  • Recipes must be sent no later than July 2, 2022.
  • No recipes will be allowed for entry after July 2, 2022.
  • Contest only open to the first 30 QUALIFIED bloggers. 

Sign Up Today and Take the Challenge!

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THE KAROUN DAIRIES BLOGGER RECIPE CHALLENGE OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

  1. Eligibility: This Contest is open to legal U.S. residents residing in the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States who are 21 years of age or older at time of entry. This contest is sponsored by Karoun Dairies of San Fernando, California. (sometimes referred to as “the sponsor”). Employees, officers and directors of Karoun Dairies and its affiliated companies and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors/partners are not eligible to participate. Void in Alaska, Hawaii and were prohibited by law. Entrants are responsible for complying with all rules of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram (including but not limited to terms of use and community guidelines), as applicable. 
  2. How To Enter: Contest begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on May 2, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on July 2, 2022 (the "Deadline Date"). All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. Pacific  Standard Time on the Deadline Date. To enter, visit www.karouncheese.com. All entrants must submit name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address and blog name. If entries do not contain all necessary information, the entrant will be disqualified. Please be certain to follow all directions. Sponsor is the official timekeeper for this contest. Lastly, by checking the corresponding box on the entry form, you expressly affirm that you have read and fully agree to these Official Rules. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
  3. Judging: The winners of the contest will be determined by judging all qualifying entrants submissions based on the following criteria:
    • Visual Appeal: 25%

Does the recipe show well on a plate or in a bowl? Do your eyes make you want to eat this recipe before you even smell or taste it?

    • Creativity: 25%

Does your recipe show originality? Is this recipe reflective of unique twists to ingredient usage? Have you incorporated your personal touch to this recipe?

    • Taste: 50%

Does this recipe taste great with every bite? Would you want to make this recipe repeatedly based on taste alone? Does it contain interesting, yet gratifying flavor combinations?

Karoun Dairies will judge all entries using the criteria stated above and in its sole and absolute discretion. Decisions of Karoun Dairies are final and binding on all matters relating to this contest.

All recipes must be the original work of entrant and not previously published. You may use other recipes for inspiration, but you must make your own unique ingredient and cooking instruction changes for the recipe to be considered. Each submitted recipe must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity. All entries become the property of Karoun Dairies and will not be returned. By submitting a recipe for this contest, you grant Karoun Dairies all rights, title, and interest in the submitted entry, including the right to publish your recipe and any other information provided by you worldwide in all print and electronic media, (now or hereafter existing,) without time limitation, and the right to include your name and hometown (e.g., city and state) in connection therewith. Sponsor may contact you via phone or email regarding your submission.

  1. Winners and Prizes: Winners will be selected as follows: One Grand Prize Winner will be awarded $1,000.00. One Appetizer winner will be awarded $500.00 and One Entrée winner will be awarded $500.00. Sponsor has the right to publish winner’s names and recipes in future company promotional activities. Each prize is not transferable and cannot be assigned or substituted. Sponsor will not be responsible for any loss, liability or damage arising out of the winners acceptance or use of the prize(s). All prizes are guaranteed to be awarded, assuming enough qualifying entries is received and meet the minimum judging criteria. Winners must submit an affidavit of eligibility. Winners are solely responsible for the payment of all applicable federal, state, local and any other taxes.
  2. Selection of Winners: Winners will be determined and notified on or about July 20, 2022, by regular mail and/or email. Any winner may be required to execute a Statement of Eligibility and Release and Payment Authorization within 30 days of prize notification attempt or winner will be disqualified and prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. Entry and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes permission for the sponsor and its agencies, if any, to use the winners name, hometown (e.g., city and state) and/or likeness for advertising and trade purposes without further compensation or authorization, worldwide and in perpetuity, in all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised, unless prohibited by law.
  3. Conditions: Sponsor is not liable for any technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants or any other persons computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading/uploading any materials in this contest, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind. Sponsor is not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrants or third persons computer and/or its contents, related to or resulting from contest. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the contest at any time for any reason. In such a circumstance, all winners will be selected based on entries received up to date of termination. Sponsor also reserves the right to modify this contest in the event an insufficient number of entries are received and/or an insufficient number of entries meet the minimum judging criteria. If two similar entries are received, only the entry judged to best meet the criteria as set by sponsor will be included in the final judging. Entrants agree to indemnify sponsor, and its affiliated entities, and their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees from and against all claims and liabilities arising out of or in connection with this contest. In the event of any dispute regarding the identity of an entrant who submitted an online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used for the entry at the time of entry will be deemed the entrant. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the operation of the website or the entry process.
  4. No Recourse to Judicial or Other Procedures/Severability: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to seek any other legal or equitable recourse to judicial in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this contest are hereby excluded, and entrant expressly waives all such rights. If a court of competent jurisdiction finds the foregoing waiver unenforceable, entrants hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue residing exclusively within the state laws California and agree that all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the state laws of California, without reference to principles of conflicts of law. If any provision(s) of these Official Contest Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.