Winnipeg will be home to the World Borscht Championships this October. Have a tried and true recipe? Maybe one that has been handed down in your family? Enter!
The prize? The first ever, World Borscht Championship belt and $100 cash! A panel of expert judges will decide the winner. Entry into the competition is $25 and we will provide you with a set ingredient package to help you along with your recipe thanks to our good friends at Fresh Forage!
Not entering but want in on all the Borscht-y goodness? Here are the details:
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Little Brown Jug (336 William Avenue)
Tickets gets you samples of all the delicious entries!
Tickets available for purchase at:
103.1 Virgin Radio
1445 Pembina Hwy
Little Brown Jug
336 William Ave
1 Lombard Ave, Suite L11
You can also purchase delicious Little Brown Jug on site, it’s going to be a good time!
Shout out to all our generous sponsors:
COMPETITOR SPOTS ARE NOW FULL, THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR INTEREST.
THOSE WHO HAVE A SPOT AS A COMPETITOR WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL THIS WEEK. THANK YOU!
1) Do I have to make a beet Borscht to compete?
No, we know there are many varieties of Borscht and all are welcome in this competition. Have a non-traditional take on Borscht? That's welcome too.
2) Where am I making this?
You will prepare your Borscht and bring the finished product to the competition on October 22 at Little Brown Jug.
3) How do I transport it?
The onus will be on you to transport the product in a safe manner.
4) How will it stay warm?
You are welcome to bring a slow cooker, chafing dish, or any other method to keep your entry to the temperature you like. We will provide access to power.
5) How much do I need to make?
You will need to provide approximately 175oz or 22 cups or so of product. This allows for samples for guests and spectators. We anticipate this to be a sell out event with a crowd cap of 50.
6) Can I enter as a team?
Sure, you can have a couple of people representing the same recipe.
7) Do I have to be there in person on October 22 from 1-3pm?
8) Do I need to provide any utensils or garnish?
We will supply sample cups for attendees and all napkins and utensils. We will also supply rye bread and sour cream on site.
9) How many people am I competing against?
We have a cap on competitor numbers. Competitors who submit the form on this page will be contacted on a first come, first serve basis until all spots are full. You will receive an email which will confirm your spot.
10) Can I bring friends and family to cheer me on?
Of course! Tickets are on sale now for anyone who'd like to partake in the fun.
11) Who are the judges?
They will be announced shortly.