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PIZZA MASTER 2021 – COMPETITION RULES
The organizers of the Pizza Master 2021 competition are Arla Oy and Food Camp Finland Oy. Other sponsors are Wihuri Oy Aarnio Metro-tukku, Verso Food Oy, Easyfairs Oy and Electrolux Professional Oy.
The competition is open for all professional chefs and cooks that are over 18-years old. The jury will choose eight semifinalists anonymously based on the submitted recipes and photos. Four contestants will move on the the final.
3. Application period
The application period for Pizza Master 2021 competition is 15.11.2020 – 15.1.2021. The application period ends 15.1.2021 at midnight. The application form can be found here. The applications send after the application period will be disqualified. The applicant has full responsibility in applying to the competition in time.
4. Application period, semifinal and final Application period
Applicants may apply to the competition by filling out the application form here. All applicants send in their own pizza recipe and photo of their pizza. The recipes (NB: also dough recipe) and pictures should be sent via application form until midnight on Jan 15, 2021. All contestants advancing to the semifinal will be informed by end January 2021. The semifinalists will publicly be announced after this.
The semifinal takes place at Fastfood & Café & Ravintola fair in Helsinki on the 3rd of March, 2021. All eight semifinalists will prepare two different types of pizza (2 pc each) in front of the jury.
One of the pizza will be prepared according to the recipe they applied with. The second pizza will be prepared using ingredients provided by sponsors.
Semi-finalists must bring their own dough to the semi-final, after which the finalists will make their dough for the following day’s final in front of the jury.
The contestants are also allowed to bring all ingredients chopped and prepared, but the sauce is prepared on the site. The semifinalists have 60 minutes in total to prepare both pizza.
The final takes place at Fastfood & Café & Ravintola fair in Helsinki on the 4th of March, 2021. Final Four contestants will move on to the final.
In the final, the participants will cook two different pizzas in front of the jury. One pizza from surprise ingredients and a second pizza based on the given ingredients.
5. The jury
The chairman of the jury is Andy Bacon – Snr Global Culinary Lead – Arla
1. prize 4.000 €
2. prize 700 €
3. prize 300 €
All the semi-finalists will receive a certificate, and the first three, a separate diploma.
The competition’s organizers are not responsible of any damage or costs the application and part taking in the competition or receiving the prize might cause. The organizers or sponsors are not held responsible for any possible injury or damage caused by the redemption or use of the prize.
Finnish taxes and laws apply to the prizes given out in this competition. The competition’s organizers are not responsible of any travelling or accommodation costs.
The personal data of the participants will be processed in accordance with the terms of the Personal Data Act. By participating in the competition, each participant grants the organizers and sponsoring companies the right to use their names, recipes, recipe photos and photos where they appear in the competition’s marketing purposes and communication on different media without separate consent or compensation.
10. Changing the rules
These rules may be changed as required by the organizers.
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