Family Day Cook-Off

5 Secret Ingredients. 120 min to prepare. Teamwork Encouraged.


Let’s have some fun cooking!

Get your friends and family together and vie for the title of Cook-off Champion in our Iron-Chef inspired, virtual, family-friendly cook-off. It’s free!

Event Schedule (Cook-off is fully Virtual):

Thurs. Feb 17

Ingredients Reveal

Keep an eye on your email inbox for your secret ingredient(s) to be revealed.

Mon. Feb. 21


You have 120 min to put together your dish, and 14 hours to post your entry on the contest page.

Tues Feb 22-Thur Feb 24


Vote for your favourite dish on the contest page.

Fri. Feb 25

Winner is Announced

And the winner is. . .we’ll post the winner on the contest page. Be sure to check back, because it could be you!


Cook-off Champion (the valid entry with the most votes)
  • 1 hard cover Midwest Living Taste of the Seasons Cookbook (will be mailed to winner)(Value: $ )
  • 1 $50 Green Hart Farms gift voucher (Value: $50)
  • Cook Off Champion social media frame (Value: priceless!)
Farmer’s Favourite (Our favourite entry)
  • 1- $50 Green Hart Farms gift voucher (Value:$50)

How It Works:

Rules (Quick Version)

(See the full official rules here)

  • All entries must be original and include the recipe. Recipes from cookbooks or found online may be used for inspiration, however, contestants must include their own twist to make it their own.
  • You have to use at least one of the ‘secret ingredients’ as the star ingredient in your dish. (Secret ingredients will be revealed on Thursday Feb 17)
  • Team work is encouraged! It’s family day, so get your kids involved, too. Just note that only adults can actually enter the contest and agree to the terms.
  • You have 120 min to prep your dish! We’re trusting you to use the honour system here. . .So set that timer!
  • Get your pics and recipe uploaded on Monday between 8am and 10pm. Entries uploaded earlier or later will not be counted (we’ll make sure you get the link for uploading)