Innovative Cooking Competition 2017

2016 winner, Yuki Itoh

Sponsored by Confucius Institute at UC Davis & Lee Kum Kee Sauces

May 13, 2017

6:00 PM

The deadline has passed for recipe submissions, but please review the eligibility requirements below and start dreaming up a delicious recipe for 2018!

You are welcome to submit recipes for the second cooking competition of the Confucius Institute at UC Davis. The competition consists of two rounds. In the first round, you submit an original detailed recipe which includes at least one photo, all measured ingredients, and all cooking steps for the finished dish, You must also incorporate at least one Lee Kum Kee sauce* into your recipe.  If your recipe is selected for the final round, you will be invited to prepare the dish on site for the comeptition. 

Eligibility:     Must be age 18 or above 

                    Professional chefs & cooks are not eligible to enter the competition.

                    2017 Innovative Cooking Competition finalists are not eligible to enter
                     the competition.

Criteria:     1. Originality

                 2.  Taste

                 3.  Presentation

                 4.  Use of one or more Lee Kum Kee sauces* in the recipe

*Lee Kum Kee sauces are available in the following markets in Davis and Sacramento.

  • 99 Ranch Market, 4220 Florin Rd, Sacramento
  • Asian Food Center, 1301 Broadway, Sacramento
  • Kim’s Mart, 628 4th Street, Davis
  • Nugget, 1414 E. Covell Blvd and 409 Mace Blvd, Davis
  • S.F. Supermarket, 6930 65th Street, Sacramento
  • Safeway, 1451 W. Covell Blvd and 2121 Cowell Blvd, Davis 

Copyrights:  Winning recipes will become the property of Confucius Institute at UC Davis. Winners agree to give CI permission for reprint and other future uses.

Contestants are solely responsible for ownership of their recipes. Confucius Institute at UC Davis is not liable under any circumstances. Contestants are finacially responsible for supplying all needed tools and cooking ingredients. Winning recipes will become the property of the Confucius Institute at UC Davis. The winners give the Confucius Institute at UC Davis permissions for reprint and future uses.