The Hands-on Cook-off Starts Today!

A host of passionate chefs and community advocates rally to help get an important message out to schools, organizations and families throughout BC: Get cooking!

The Hands-on Cook-off Starts Today!

We couldn’t be more excited to announce the launch of our fifth anniversary— that’s right, fifth anniversary!Hands-on Cook-off Contest today with the support of a host of local chefs and media personalities on board to inspire families in BC to get cooking together!

If you haven’t heard, cooking together is an essential part of human development- for kids of all ages. Chef Vikram Vij, Chef Ned Bell, Chef David Robertson, Karen Le Billon, Kia Robertson, Annemarie Templeman-Kluit, Karen Humphrey and Michael Eckford are among the many notable advocates rallying behind the Hands-on Cook-off message this year. Here, they’ve come together to create this video that explains why YOU should enter! 


How to enter the Hands-on Cook-off contest!  

From April 15th until May 15th any BC resident can enter the Hands-on Cook-off. Simply grab a friend or relative and create a home video cooking show in three minutes or less. Videos must include two or more people preparing a recipe together… and having fun! Full contest details, including sample videos and where to upload, can be found here on the contest site



Several cash prizes of $1000 and $500 will be awarded in different categories to individuals and schools. Total prizes up for grabs are valued at over $4000. Full prizing details can be found here


 Judges: Contest submissions will be judged by a panel of experts that includes:


Enter the Hands-on Cook-off!  We can't wait to see your entries this year!

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