Hibbing, MN, June 19, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Local Resident Named Semifinalist in 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off ® Contest
What: Michael Salmonson, a local resident of Hibbing MN was recently named one of 60 semifinalists in the freshly redesigned 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest. Michael Salmonson needs Minnesota’s votes to send him to the finals to compete for $1 million in dough.
Who: Michael Salmonson is now available for interviews and recipe demos. Michael Salmonson was selected as a semi-finalist in the Simple Sweets and Starters category for his recipe Orange Chocolate Date Cookies.
When: Voting is open on BakeOff.com beginning June 13 through June 27 at Noon CT. For the first time in the 64-year history of the Bake-Off Contest, America will determine which of the semifinalist recipes will vie for the grand prize. Those 100 finalists will compete at the Bake-Off Contest finals, November 10-12, 2013, at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Why: Michael Salmonson needs your help to make it to the next round to compete for a chance to win the $1 million grand prize. The Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is one of the most iconic competitions in the United States. It originated in 1949, with the first competition at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. New this year, to encourage simpler, original recipes, submissions including Michael Salmonson’s were limited to seven or fewer ingredients and must take 30 minutes or less to prepare, not including baking or cooling time. For more information, go to www.BakeOff.com.