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Squash Cook-Off

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American Mountaineering Center

710 10th Street

Golden, CO 80401

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Out with the chili, in the with the SQUASH! Join us for GoFarm’s first ever Squash Cook-Off on Sunday, November 3rd from 1pm-4pm.

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Join us for GoFarm’s first ever Squash Cook-Off, where you can taste and vote for your favorite squash dishes. Bring your family and friends for an afternoon of music, food, drinks, games, prizes, activities, and most importantly …….. SQUASH!

This event is about celebrating our delicious fall bounty AND supporting local farmers! Your ticket = Seed Money for our beginning, local farmers. Your ticket purchase helps us:

  • offer financial support to local farmers through fair-pricing and pre-season purchase agreements.
  • hire experienced farmer mentors for farmer apprentices.
  • help pay for water, land, and equipment cost for our beginning farmer apprentices.

Everyone is invited to this exciting event, but to share your squash dish with the crowd and ENTER the competition, read the guidelines below and enter your dish here!

Cook-Off Rules and Guidelines

  • Anyone can enter a squash dish whether you are professional chef, at-home cook, GoFarm shareholder, squash enthusiast, etc! 
  • Chefs can use any type of squash for their dish.
  • Dish must fall into one of the three following categories: Appetizer (salad, soup, etc.), Main Dish, Dessert / Baked Good
  • Chef must provide GoFarm with a list of ALL the ingredients in their dish.
  • Chef must make enough for 125 - 150 people to sample (sample sizes can be small, i.e. 1oz - 2oz)
  • Chef is responsible for bringing their own crock pot or heating apparatus if needed. Electrical outlets and extension cords will be provided.

Judging and Awards

  • All guests will vote for their favorite dish in each category. Winners announced at 3:50pm.
  • There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner for each category.
    • 1st place: $100 off a 2020 GoFarm Local Food Share + GoFarm Apron + Kitchen Tool
    • 2nd place: $50 off a 2020 GoFarm Local Food Share + Kitchen Tool
    • 3rd place: $15 off a 2020 GoFarm Local Food Share + Kitchen Tool

General Guidelines

  • Each chef will be provided half a 6-foot table and 1 chair to set up.
  • Setup will begin at 11:30 a.m. Chefs must be ready to serve their dish by 12:50 p.m.
  • GoFarm will provide all of the tasting bowls, utensils, and napkins needed for sampling.
  • GoFarm will have a few varieties of squash available to order from our local farmers. Chefs can order their squash through GoFarm by submitting the Chef Entry Form by October 13th at 11:59pm.
  • After the entry form is filled out, GoFarm will coordinate with each chef individually to confirm and pay for the squash needed. If GoFarm is unable to provide you the quantity or variety of squash you need, you are welcome to purchase it separately.
  • If you know you want to simply provide your own squash for your dish, the deadline to enter the cook-off competition is October 22nd at 11:59pm.
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American Mountaineering Center

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Golden, CO 80401

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