Maple Leaf Farms Recipe Contest Winners

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maple leaf farmsEntries in the 2013 Discover Duck Recipe Contest prove great tastes come in small packages. The annual contest challenged professional chefs and culinary students to produce an original appetizer or small plate recipe showcasing Maple Leaf Farms duck. Nearly 250 entries from across the country were submitted, competing for more than $15,000 in cash prizes.

Duck Doughnuts with an Apple Honey Sauce captured the Chef Category Grand Prize, earning Chef Geoff Kelty of Eddie Merlot’s Steakhouse in Columbus, OH $5000.

The top Student Category prize of $2500 was awarded to Raquel Kramer, culinary student at Johnson Community College, Kansas City, MO for Asian Duck Empanada with Cherry Ginger Sauce.

Posted by Lauren Harrity 11/23/13