$150 First Place
$100 Second Place
Deadline for applications is: Friday, August 4, 2023
If for any reason, your cook is unable to participate please let us know immediately so we can offer the spot to another individual.
NOTE: You will receive final instructions confirming arrival and set up times via email the first week of August. Contest will begin immediately after the parade ends at approx. 12:00pm.
Questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior Cook prepares all condiments (slice, dice, etc.) and seasonings at home. Please do NOT bring unprepped food with knives to the contest.
Instructions to Burger Professionals
All Junior Cooks may take guidance from a parent or guardian; however, the adult supervisor cannot physically assist with making or cooking the hamburgers
You will receive enough hamburger to make four hamburgers in 15 minutes
One will be a test hamburger, you will cook first and taste test as a trial run
Make any necessary changes and when told begin cook the other three hamburgers for the judges
You must cook the hamburgers to 145 degrees; we have a thermometer and will check them
Place three hamburgers into the Styrofoam container provided by Milliken Events
Deliver to the judging table
Grills will be lit by a CIVICA volunteer only.