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|Search Is On for America's Most Delicious Original Chicken Recipes in the 20th Annual Winning Taste Recipe Contest(R)|
Grand Prize Winner Receives a Trip to Cooking School in Portugal
PITTSBURG, Texas, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today may be Valentine's Day, but creative cooks are already choosing their favorite original chicken recipes to enter in the 20th Annual Winning Taste Recipe Contest(R) before the April 30, 2008, entry deadline. Six lucky winners will receive prizes in excess of $50,000.
This year's grand prize winner and a guest will spend seven nights at the romantic Refugio da Vila Cooking School in Alentejo, Portugal. They will spend the week indulging in the delicious Mediterranean cuisine with hands-on cooking lessons and spectacular accommodations while savoring the beauty of this unspoiled region. Other prizes for the six winners include Fire Magic(R) gourmet grills, cookware from SCANPAN(R), cutlery from J.A. Henckels(R) and cash awards.
Original chicken recipes using fresh chicken are being accepted in five categories: 1) Appetizer/Snack; 2) Main Dish/Entree; 3) Light/Healthy; 4) Grilling; and 5) Quick & Easy. Recipes will be judged on taste, originality, ease of preparation and appearance. Winners will be announced in June. Complete contest rules, prize packages and a 20-year winning recipe archive are available at www.pilgrimspride.com. Cooks may enter their recipes online or by mailing their recipes to 2008 WTRC, P.O. Box 179, Clarkston, GA 30021.
Visitors to the Pilgrim's Pride website can vote for their favorite from the contest's past grand prize winning recipes. Each vote registers the visitor for a chance to win a Fire Magic(R) gourmet grill.
The Winning Taste Recipe Contest(R), created to promote and encourage creative cooking with fresh chicken, is celebrating 20 years as one of the nation's longest running and most widely recognized chicken cooking contests. Pilgrim's Pride conducts the contest, which has awarded more than $600,000 in cash and merchandise to amateur cooks across the nation.
About Pilgrim's Pride Corporation
Pilgrim's Pride is the largest chicken producer in the United States and Puerto Rico and the second-largest producer and seller of chicken in Mexico. Pilgrim's Pride employs approximately 55,000 people and operates 37 chicken processing and 12 prepared-foods facilities, with major operations in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Mexico and Puerto Rico as well as other facilities in Arizona, Iowa, Mississippi, Ohio and Utah.
Pilgrim's Pride products are sold to foodservice, retail and frozen entree customers. The Company's primary distribution is through retailers, foodservice distributors and restaurants throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and in the Northern and Central regions of Mexico. For more information, please visit http://www.pilgrimspride.com.
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