wait is over. Here are the WINNERS of the 2010 Miss
Meringue Win a Trip to Paris Recipe Contest.
Marie's - Mocha Hazelnut Cream Torte
Michael's - Caramel Macadamia Nut Fruit Torte
|A TIE FOR
|Sarah's - Apricot Dacquoise
Miami Beach, FL
|Paula's - Ooh-lah-lah Berry Fool with
Almond Meringue Cookies
New Britain, CT
We want to thank everyone for their participation
and to let you know that we will launch another contest
this year, so start thinking of some great recipe ideas
for your chance to win!
MISS MERINGUE RECIPE CONTEST
Send us your favorite recipe using Miss Meringue
Cookies as an ingredient. Recipes must be submitted
in a recipe format with a photograph of your delicious
To submit your recipes:
Please write to the following address:
a Trip to Paris Recipe Contest
La Costa Meadows Drive
Marcos, CA 92078
submit your entry electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org
submissions should be in either a PDF format or
Word document. Please do not send e-mails that are
over 3MB (e-mails that are larger than 3MB will
automatically be deleted from our mail servers).
Miss Meringue Recipe Contest.
To enter the Miss Meringue Win a Trip to Paris Recipe
Contest contestants must send their original recipe
with a photo using either: email@example.com
or first class United States postage prepaid mail to:
Win a Trip to Paris Recipe Contest
1709 La Costa Meadows Drive
San Marcos, CA 92078
Must be 18 years of age or older to enter.
Employees of Jacques Gourmet, Champagne French Bakery
Café, and Miss Meringue
or any of its divisions, retailers, distributors, brokers, promotional, advertising
partners, family members or persons domiciled with Employees are not eligible
to enter the Miss Meringue Win a Trip to Paris Recipe Contest drawing.
Entries must be in recipe format with a photo and include
name, age, address, e-mail address (if applicable), and phone number.
Entries must be postmarked
no later than October 31, 2010 or received at firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than midnight Pacific Standard Time on October
Contest Organizers are not responsible for late, lost or illegible entries.
Contestants may only enter one recipe per household.
Contestants must be United States residents.
Recipes must use any tub(s) or bag(s) of Miss Meringue’s
Minis or Classiques meringue cookies as an ingredient (NOT AS A GARNISH OR TOPPING) in
Miss Meringues Cookies are available at retailers across the United States or
A panel of Judges will decide the winning recipes. Winners
will be contacted by phone or registered mail
by February 1, 2011. Prize award notification will occur
at the time of contact. All decisions are final.
Entrants are bound by the official rules. To receive his/her prize, each winner
will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release confirming
eligibility and compliance with the official rules. This grants contest organizers
the right to use his/her recipe name, voice, picture and likeness without compensation,
for the purpose of publicizing and promoting Miss Meringue Cookies, releasing
contest organizers and their agents from any liability resulting from the recipe
contest and his her acceptance of the prize. Non-compliance may result in an
alternative winner being chosen. Winners are responsible for any and
all taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes. An IRS 1099
form will be issued to winners for the full Retail Values of the prizes awarded
Recipe contest void where prohibited and subject to all applicable federal, state
(California), and local laws and regulations. All recipes become the property
of Miss Meringue/Jacques Gourmet and contest organizers reserve the right to
use Recipe Creation in Miss Meringue Promotional Materials.
PRIZES: Include only those items which
are expressly listed below. Any costs associated with
the use or ownership of the prizes is the sole responsibility
of the winner. No prize transfer is permitted. No prizes
will be refunded or exchanged for cash unless otherwise
specified. If a prize is unavailable, Miss Meringue/Jacques
Gourmet reserves the right to substitute a prize of
equal or greater value.
Grand Prize: A round trip for two to
Paris, France (business class seating). Package accommodations
include airfare for two (Approximate Value $5,000) or
a $5,000 American Express Card. Transportation to and
from the airport, hotel accommodations, meals and expenses
are the sole responsibility of the contest winner.
First Prize: (1) 32GB iPOD Touch. (Approximate
2nd Prize: (1) “The French Cookie
Book” by Bruce Healy. (Approximate Value $59.00).
The first 100 people to submit a recipe will receive a
free tub or bag of Miss Meringue cookies (vanilla, chocolate,
or chocolate chip – flavor is determined
by the products that are available during the time in which entries are received). (Approximate
DEADLINE: Contest ends October 31, 2010.
Miss Meringue will accept contest entries that are postmarked
October 31, 2010. Any entries received after this date
will not be accepted.
Miss Meringue is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete,
illegible, misdirected or otherwise undeliverable mail
or entries. Miss Meringue is not liable for any technical
malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer
internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment,
software, failure of any email on account of technical
problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at
any website, or any combination thereof, including any
injury or damage to participant’s or any other
person’s computer related to or resulting from
participation or downloading/uploading any materials
in this Contest, or other technical difficulties or
failures or other errors of any kind. Entrants agree
to indemnify Miss Meringue and World Pantry, their affiliated
and subsidiary companies from and against any and all
claims and liabilities arising out of or in connection
with this Contest. Any dispute regarding submission
of online entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized
account holder of the email address submitted at the
time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is
defined as the natural person who is assigned to an
email address by an internet access provider, online
service provider or other organizations (e.g. business,
educational institute) that is responsible for assigning
email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted
By submitting your recipe, you accept all contest rules and agree to be bound
by the decisions of the judges, which will be final. You also agree that your
recipe becomes the sole property of Miss Meringue upon receipt and will not be
returned. Miss Meringue reserve the right to edit for brevity and clarity, adapt,
copyright, publish, transfer and use any or all entries in all print and electronic
media without further compensation. Miss Meringue and World Pantry reserve the
right in their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest
at any time for any reason. In such a circumstance, Miss Meringue will select
the Potential Winners based on eligible entries received to date of termination.
In the event that two similar entries are received, only the entry judged to
best meet criteria as set by Miss Meringue will be included in the final judging.
In the case of duplicate recipes, the first entry received or postmarked will
be considered. Miss Meringue reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify
any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the
operation of the contest or website or violates the Official Rules.
JUDGING OF RECIPES:
All entries must meet the contest requirements. Initial
judging will be done by Miss Meringue for appropriate
use of eligible products. Judges will disqualify previously
published recipes, unless the recipe features changes
considered significant by the judges at their sole discretion.
Entry must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy,
publicity or other intellectual property rights of any
person or entity.
Miss Meringue will select and supply the ingredients and cooking equipment to
be used during judging. Miss Meringue reserves the right to substitute comparable
products at its discretion. Final judging will be done by a panel of food experts
and representatives from Miss Meringue. Decisions of the judges are final in
all matters relating to this Contest.
The total number of recipes anticipated nationwide is
10,000. The actual odds of winning depend upon the number
of eligible entries received.
NOTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS:
If you are one of the Potential Winners, you will be
notified by phone or registered mail by February 1,
2011. All selected Potential Winners will be required
to sign an affidavit of eligibility and a liability
release and return within 2 weeks of receipt of notification.
Any Potential Winner who does not comply with this requirement
or cannot be easily located using the information provided
in the entry may be disqualified and an alternate Potential
Winner may be selected. Except where prohibited by law,
each Potential Winner will be required to grant to Miss
Meringue all rights, titles and interest in the submitted
entry and to sign a release giving Miss Meringue full
rights to use the Potential Winner's name and likeness
for Contest related advertising and publicity, including
such usage on the Internet.
The Potential Winners’ recipes will be publicly
announced and posted on www.missmeringue.com.
If you wish to receive a list of prize winners, a copy
of the rules or have any questions about the Contest,
specify your request before December 1, 2010 and send
a self addressed stamped envelope to: Miss Meringue
Recipe Contest, 1709 La Costa Meadows Drive, San Marcos,
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