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Mario Batali’s Ultimate Grilling Challenge

Submit the best GRILLING recipe and video demonstration for a chance to win! The winner will get to grill up his/her winning recipe with Mario Batali and good friend Rachael Ray at the Dickies 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2nd.  

 For every entry $1.00 will be donated to Food Bank For New York City by our friends at UNCLE BEN’S® up to $20,000.  How cool is that?

CLICK HERE TO ENTER MARIO’S CONTEST

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:

GET CREATIVE!

April 28th – July 30th

Submit your recipe and video demonstration

CHECK OUT THE COMPETITION

August 1st – September 12th

Select video submissions will be available for viewing while recipe entries are being reviewed and judging is taking place.

VOTE VOTE VOTE

Mid September

The seven quarter-finalists will be chosen by a qualified judging panel.  Those seven videos and recipes will be posted on the contest site for viewers to rank (only one vote per email address).  The top three highest ranked entries at the end of the two week period will go on to the semi-finalist round.

AND THE WINNER IS…

Early October the three semi-finalists will be announced on the contest site.  The qualified judging panel will then judge the semi-finalists. The grand prize winner will be announced in mid-to-late October which announcement may be made on The Rachael Ray Show. The grand prize winner and a guest will be joining Mario Batali and Rachael Ray at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2nd.

* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and D.C., 21 years or older. VOID IN ALASKA, HAWAII, GUAM, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND WHERE PROHIBITED. Begins 10:00 AM EST 4/28/08 & ends 11:59 PM EST 7/30/08. To enter and for Official Rules, including additional eligibility restrictions, prize descriptions, ARVs, odds disclosure and complete details visit http://mariobatali.com/grillingcontest. Sponsors: Mario Batali LLC, c/o Otto Enoteca, One Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10003; Kimberly-Clark Global Sales, LLC, 2300 Winchester Road, Neenah, Wisconsin 54956.

PRIZE HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

GRAND PRIZE


– The winner and a guest will tailgate with Mario Batali and Rachael Ray at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2nd

– Two VIP tickets to the Dickies 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and the O’Reilly Challenge.

– Once in a lifetime pace car ride for the winner around the track at Texas Motor Speedway.

– Dinner for two in the exclusive members-only Speedway Club at Texas Motor Speedway.

SEMI-FINALISTS

– $500 worth of Mario Batali The Italian Kitchen cookware and gadgets from Copco.

QUARTER-FINALISTS

– Autographed copies of Italian Grill and Molto Italiano.

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