Eli’s Recipe Contest


How do you transform Eli’s Cheesecakes and Desserts into your own signature creation? We want to know! Post on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram telling us your recipe for a signature dessert that incorporates an Eli’s Cheesecake or Dessert using #MyElisRecipe. There will be a total of three winners – 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place –  which will be chosen by a panel of Eli’s judges. The 1st Place winner will receive an Original Plain Cheesecake, Salted Caramel Cheesecake, and a copy of The Eli’s Cheesecake Cookbook. Participants are encouraged to share their post with their friends and family on social media. Contest ends at 4pm CST on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, and the winner will be announced on Thursday, May 24, 2018 by 4:30pm CST.



This giveaway is sponsored by The Eli’s Cheesecake Company. No purchase necessary to enter or win. The giveaway is in no way sponsored by nor associated with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


Eli’s Recipe Contest begins on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 10:00AM (CT) and ends on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 4:00PM (CT). Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these official rules (“Official Rules”). By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules.


Contest is open to any individual in the United States. Employees of The Eli’s Cheesecake Company, and its affiliates, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related are not eligible. CONTEST IS VOID OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.


To enter, participants must post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram telling us 1) Their recipe for transforming an Eli’s Cheesecake or Dessert, and 2) Tagging the post with #MyElisRecipe. One entry is valid per person and Facebook/Twitter/Instagram account per post. The entry must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.


There will be a total of three (3) winners – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place.  The winners will be selected by a panel of Eli’s judges.  Eli’s Cheesecake will select and announce the winners on Thursday, May 24th, 2018 by 4:30pm (CT).  Selected winners must contact The Eli’s Cheesecake Company by 4:00 pm CT on Friday, May 25th, 2018.  Failure to do so will result in a forfeit and a new winner will be chosen. 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 1st Place winner, the entry with the 2nd most points will be the 2nd Place winner, and the entry with the 3rd most points will be the 3rd Place winner. The entries will be judged on the following:

  1. Creativity: How unique is the recipe?
  2. Execution: How easy is it to recreate the recipe?
  3. Brand Alignment: How well does the recipe showcase an Eli’s Cheesecake or Dessert?





The 1st Place winner will receive one (1) Original Plain Cheesecake, one (1) Salted Caramel Cheesecake, and one (1) copy of The Eli’s Cheesecake Cookbook, which will be shipped to his/her house, in the United States.  The 2nd Place winner will receive one (1) Original Plain Cheesecake and one (1) copy of The Eli’s Cheesecake Cookbook, which will be shipped to his/her house, in the United States.  The 3rd Place winner will receive one (1) copy of The Eli’s Cheesecake Cookbook, which will be shipped to his/her house, in the United States.  No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners permitted. If a prize (or part of a prize) is unavailable, the Sponsor, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the original prize (or that part of the prize) with an alternative prize to the equal monetary value and/or specification, unless to do so would be prohibited by law.


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.

In the event that a winner does not respond and claim their prize, a new entry will be named the 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, Pinterest and Snapchat.

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.