Eli’s Holiday Recipe Contest

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Eli’s Original Plain Cheesecake topped with cherry sauce, funnel cake snowflakes and sitting on a dark chocolate ganache.


How do you dress up your favorite Eli’s Cheesecake for the Holidays? Post your recipe card to Eli’s Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram with the hashtag #EliRecipeContest and you’ll be entered for the chance to win an Eli’s Cheesecake! Use Eli’s Recipe Card Template or create your own recipe card. Recipes will be accepted until Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 11:59pm CT, and the winner will be announced Monday, December 1, 2014. 


Facebook/Pinterest/Instagram Photo Contest Official Rules

The contest is sponsored by The Eli’s Cheesecake Company.

No purchase necessary to enter or win.

The contest is in no way sponsored by nor associated with Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram.

The contest begins on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8am CT and ends Friday, November 21, 2014 at 11:59pm CT.

The winning entry will be announced via Eli’s social media pages on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 1pm CT.

Eligibility: Any United States resident of any age.

The entry must be original and sole creation of the entrant.

During the contest period, upload your photo to Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram.  Your recipe must include the name of the Eli’s Cheesecake you are “dressing up.” The recipe card must be hashtagged #EliRecipeContest.  Entries that do not include these requirements are void.

There will be 1 winner chosen. The winner will receive a free Cheesecake, sent to their home (in the United States).

One prize per entrant.

The odds of winning depend on the number of entries.

The entries will be judged by a panel of judges, starting on Monday, November 24, 2014.  The judges will give each entry a score 1 (lowest) through 5 (highest) in each category.  The entry with the most points will be the winner.  The entries will be judged on the following:

1)      Creativity:  How unique is the recipe?

2)      Consistency with Brand Image: Does the recipe accurately represent Eli’s Cheesecake’s Image?

3)      Quality: How well is the recipe presented?

In the event of a tie, the winner will be the entry with the highest score in originality of all the tied entries.  If there is a further tie, the winner will be the entry with the highest score in Consistency of all the tied entries.

Decisions of judges are final and binding in all respects.  Being named a winner is subject to validation and verification of eligibility and compliance with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules.  Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer winners if the quality or quantity of eligible Entries is insufficient.

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures, or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, illegible, stolen or lost entries.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person suspected of tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise, in violation of the rules.

The winning entries will be posted on Eli’s Cheesecake’s Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram pages (@elischeesecake) on Monday, November 24, 2014.  The winning entrant will have 1 week from the time the winner is announced to contact Eli’s Cheesecake via Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram with their contact information.  In the event that a winner does not claim their prize, the entry with the next highest score will be named a winner.

In the event of a dispute regarding the online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of an established e-mail account associated with the 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 organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

By submitting an entry, the entrant gives Eli’s Cheesecake the right to use the photo and their name on any form of media, including, but not limited to Eli’s Cheesecake’s website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.  Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this Contest and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of the prizes. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.