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The How Do You Queso Chef Competition is Back!

Sign up for a chance to participate in the How Do You Queso Chef Competition, and show us your bold and brilliant creation using a free sample of Land O Lakes® Extra Melt® White Cheese Sauce.

grid of queso recipes by Land O’Lakes Culinary Center 09/19/2022

Get Free Samples. Showcase Your Creativity. Win Great Prizes.

The How Do You Queso? Chef Competition, sponsored by Land O’Lakes Foodservice through Chef’s Roll, is back for another year, and we can’t wait to see what craveable dishes you make. If chosen to participate, you will have the opportunity to make your own queso creation using a free sample of Land O Lakes® Extra Melt® White Cheese Sauce.


One Grand Prize Winner 
will receive:

  • $1,000 cash (payable by check)

  • Custom Meglio Chef Knife – ARV $400
    chef's knife

  • Chef’s Roll Apparel Executive Chef Coat – ARV $125
    male chef wearing chef's coat

Two Runners-Up Prize Winners will receive:

  • $500 cash (payable by check)

  • Chef’s Roll Apparel AP Flour Chef Coat – ARV $35
    female chef wearing chef's coat

How to Participate

Be sure to post your entry to Instagram before Sunday, October 30, 2022 to be considered for the top prize of $1,000 and a custom Meglio chef’s knife. Here’s how to do it:

  • Share your high-resolution photos to your public Instagram account

  • Include a title and description of your dish

  • Use hashtags #HowDoYouQueso and #landolakesfoodservice and tag @chefsroll

  • Post by Sunday, October 30, 2022

Judges will review all entries and announce winners on or around November 4, 2022. Judging will be based on the following criteria:

  1. Land O Lakes® Extra Melt® Cheese Sauce is a featured component of the dish.

  2. Plating/presentation/quality of image submitted.

  3. Overall quality and creativity.

Ready to get cooking? Head over to Chef’s Roll and register before October 3. 

Official competition rules

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