Sutter Home - Build a Better Burger Contest (Expired)

Enter to Win $25,000 or Other Prizes

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Note: This sweepstakes has expired, but you can find many sweepstakes with similar prizes on the Cash Sweepstakes List.


Sutter Home is looking for a unique burger recipe that pairs well with their wines. If you have an idea, enter it into their Build a Better Burger Contest for your chance to win a $25,000 grand prize or other fun prizes. This sweepstakes has expired.

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USA, 21+

Start Date:

April 02, 2018

End Date:

July 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CT

Entry Frequency:

Unlimited entry per person

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Grand Prize: $25,000. (ARV: $25,000)

Finalist Prizes (5): A trip for two to St. Helena, California to participate in the national cook-off. The prize includes airfare, hotel, rental car, and $200 spending cash. (ARV: $3,500)

Semi-Finalist Prizes (20): Two professional baseball game tickets for the game occurring after the cook-off, $200 for transportation costs, and $200 for ingredients. If the winner lives more than 300 miles from the cook-off location, he or she will also receive airfare. (ARV: $1,300)

Additional Comments:

To enter, submit a recipe for a burger that pairs well with a Sutter Home wine. See the rules for additional details or restrictions.

20 semi-finalists, four per region, will be selected on the basis of perceived taste appeal (40%), creativity (25%), ease of preparation (25%), and perceived wine pairing (10%).

The semi-finalists will compete in a cook-off before a professional baseball game. They will prepare their dishes, which will be judged on the basis of taste (40%), creativity (25%), ease of preparation (25%), and pairing with wine (10%).

One semi-finalist per region will be selected to compete in the national cook-off, where their recipes will be judged on the same criteria to select the grand-prize winner.