Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Got a killer sweet potato recipe? Enter the 2014 Sweet Rewards Recipe Contest before June 1

The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) invites its members to submit an original recipe using the beloved Louisiana sweet potato in the 2014 Sweet Rewards Recipe Contest, in partnership with Louisiana Cookin’ and the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.

From chefs to home cooks, the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission seeks your creative and delicious sweet potato dishes. Do you serve them up as an appetizer, entrée or side dish, or as desserts?

The 2014 Sweet Rewards Recipe Contest receives entries from across the country and its mission--find the best sweet potato recipes. This year’s entries can utilize fresh, frozen or canned sweet potatoes.

The Commission will award five category winners, one each in the following categories: fresh, canned, frozen, culinary student and professional chef.

Each category winner will receive $500. A grand prize winner will be selected to receive $1,000. So start shopping for fresh, canned or frozen Louisiana Sweet Potatoes and enter your recipe here. All entries must be original recipes. Deadline to enter is June 1, 2014.

While you’re getting ready to cook up your masterpiece, take a look at the winning dishes from 2012 and 2013

The LRA is a sponsor of the 2014 Sweet Rewards Recipe Contest along with Bruce Foods, Louisiana Cookin', Louisiana Culinary Institute, Alexia and the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission. 

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