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Manischewitz 7th Annual Cook-Off


From now until February 4, 2013, enter the 7th Annual Man-O-Manischewitz Cook-Off for a chance to win the $25,000 Grand Prize, which includes   Maytag® appliances, cash, an expense paid trip and a beautiful crystal trophy!  This year, the contest will be held at the Manischewitz® Manufacturing Plant and Headquarters in Newark, NJ, giving contestants and guests a peek inside their state-of the-art production facilities.  The Cook-Off encourages at-home chefs to experiment with kosher products while preparing delicious recipes that could be a new family favorite, or one that has been shared for generations.

The entry deadline is Monday, February 4, 2013.  To enter, log onto www.manischewitz.com, and click on the Cook-Off Banner to submit your recipe.  The recipe must adhere to Kosher guidelines, be prepared in under an hour, have no more than 9 ingredients which must include one of the Manischewitz® All-Natural broth flavors-new Turkey, Chicken, Reduced Sodium Chicken, Beef and Vegetable, plus one additional Manischewitz® product. Four finalists will be chosen by the judging panel and five semi-finalists will be posted on www.manischewitz.com  from February 21st through February 28th, allowing consumers to vote online to select the fifth finalist. For complete contest details, go to www.manischewitz.com.   

All five finalists will win an all-expense paid trip to compete live on March 21st 2013 at the Manischewitz® Manufacturing Plant and Headquarters in Newark, NJ in front of a live panel of judges consisting of food media and other culinary experts. The grand prize package includes Maytag® appliances, cash, expense paid trip and a beautiful crystal trophy.

“As the leader in the finest kosher foods, we are delighted to invite people to prepare family recipes using their favorite Manischewitz products, “said Paul Bensabat, Co-CEO of The Manischewitz Company. “ We are equally as thrilled to host the 7th Annual Manischewitz Cook-Off at our own headquarters and production facilities for the first time, to offer our guests a sneak peak at where it all begins,” adds Alain Bankier, Co-CEO of The Manischewitz Company. 

Delivering dependability to our customers each and every day is something both The Manischewitz Company and Maytag have been committed to for more than a century,” said Monica Teague, Senior Manager PR and Brand Experience, Maytag. “With this common goal in mind, we are excited to bring the brands back together again this year for the Cook-off.”

Over the years, more than 10,000 people nationwide, of all ages and all walks of life, have entered the competition.  Past winners include: Eric Silberman, from Lincolnwood, IL with his Mod Matzo Ball Soup; Stuart Davis, from Cherry Hill, NJ with his Chicken and Egg Donburi; Sarah Freedman-Izquierdo of Miami Beach, Florida with her Mandarin Dumpling Soup; Amy Siegel from Clifton, NJ with her Marvelous Mediterranean Falafel Sliders; Joy Devor of Rockaway, NY with her Fantastic Flounder Rolls and Candace McMenamin from Lexington, SC with her Sweet Potato Encrusted Chicken. 

For over 120 years, The Manischewitz® Company has inspired great family recipes and ideas.  Today, the Manischewitz® product line continues to innovate with new and improved products that maintain the highest quality of ingredients.  The ever-expanding line of products range from traditional Jewish fare such as  matzo, gefilte fish, potato pancake mix, matzo ball mix and macaroons, to all natural broths and gravies, as well as Gluten-Free products and products with a Mediterranean twist.   Many products feature the “Manischewitz Health and Wellness Iconwhich communicates the healthy attributes of the products such as being all-natural and an excellent source of fiber, low sodium, no MSG, sulfite-free, no artificial preservatives or ingredients and so much more!

Additionally, the cook-off raises awareness regarding Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), a national month of recognition of the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture. The Manischewitz Company is the founding sponsor of JAHM, and works with the JAHM steering committee to drive awareness of events and programs. Updates on JAHM are available on www.jahm.us and will continue through the end of JAHM on May 31, 2013.

To get inspired to create an original recipe using any of the new Manischewitz broths, visit the recipe section of www.manischewitz.com.

How it works
 U.S. residents 18 or older are invited to submit an original, easy-to-prepare entrée using any flavor of new Manischewitz Broth product.  Recipes should have no more than a total of eight ingredients and be prepared and cooked in one hour or less. For official contest details log onto www.manischewitz.com, complete the official entry form and submit your recipe online or by mail. Entries must be received by February 4, 2013.  Four finalists will be selected by a panel of judges and one finalist will be selected during the online people’s choice vote from February 14-28, 2013. Five contestants will compete live in New York City in front of a panel of live judges on March 21, 2013.

For more information, prize details, rules and regulations, log onto www.manischewitz.com. For media inquiries please contact Courtney Manders at Courtney.Manders@bhgpr.com.
 
About The  Manischewitz Company
In August 2004, the company changed its name from The B. Manischewitz Company, LLC to R.A.B. Food Group, LLC and today is now known as The Manischewitz Company.   The Manischewitz Company is a specialty food company that includes the Manischewitz®, Season®, Guiltless Gourmet®, Asian Harvest®, Tam Tams™, Rokeach®, Mishpacha®, Horowitz Margareten®, Jason®, Mother’s®, Carmel®, Croyden House®, Mrs. Adler’s® and Goodman’s® brands.  The company offers a diversified line of premium kosher food products that covers over 60 different categories.

The Manischewitz brand was founded in a small bakery built to make Passover matzo in 1888 by Rabbi Dov Behr Manischewitz in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1932, Rabbi Manischewitz opened a plant in Jersey City, NJ, replacing the operation in Cincinnati.  This move paved the way for the introduction of new products like Tam Tam Crackers, Chicken Soup, Noodles and Gefilte Fish.  Today, all plant operations take place in Newark, NJ. Manischewitz continues to introduce unique, delicious, premium specialty food products such as macaroons, baking mixes, coating crumbs and much more.

For more information, log onto www.manischewitz.com

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