Countryside, IL, October 30, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Sokol & Company, maker of Solo and Baker dessert fillings, announces their search for the first ever “Solo Star”, with a top prize of $5,000 for the best original recipe and culinary video submitted at Youtube.com.
Each video entered in the contest must show the entrant preparing an easy, original recipe featuring either a Solo or Baker brand dessert filling. The first prize winner will receive $5,000 cash, the honor of being named the “Solo Star of the Year” and possible promotional opportunities with the company. Second place winner will receive $1,000 and the third place winner will be taking home $500. All finalists will receive coupons for free Solo and/or Baker brand products.
Entrants must upload their videos to Youtube.com (www.youtube.com/solofoods) to be judged between now and December 15th. Videos must not exceed two minutes and will be scored on the recipe’s consumer appeal, video originality, creative expression and adherence to the official rules at solofoods.com. Competitors can increase their chances of winning by sharing the link with friends and online communities such as Facebook, MySpace and through blogs. Ten finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges from Solo Foods and the final selection of the “Solo Star” will be determined by a public online vote in December. Winners will be notified on or around December 20th.
Detailed rules for the contest are available at solofoods.com.
Sokol & Company has provided cake and pastry fillings to the retail, industrial and food service industries for more than 100 years. Sokol was named one of the 5,000 fastest growing privately held companies in America by INC. magazine in 2007.
Sokol has provided food ingredients and cake and pastry fillings to the retail, industrial and food service industries for more than 100 years.