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Vitasoy Espress Yourself Latte Art Challenge Promotion

PITCHme Foodservice 2019

Terms and Conditions

  • All submissions must be in a word document with the correct number referencing your answer.
  • Images must be supplied in minimum of 300dpi high resolution. Product images must be on a white background. Additional product images may be attached to your entry – these can be recipe or styled shots.
  • Entries close 12 July 2019.
  • Finalists will be advised by 30 July 2019.
  • All finalists will be required to be available for interview. Date and time of interview to be advised by 30 July 2019. Interviews will be in Auckland between the 11th and 13th of August 2019.
  • All entrants will be required to supply eight samples of each product. These must be despatched to the relevant supplied addresses prior to 12 July 2019.
  • Pricing – We recognise that pricing information is industry sensitive and all entries are held in confidence. Only the PITCHme panellists and the organising committee will be privy to the information. No information will be released to any other party.
  • Entry information – if an entry does not make it through to the finalist level, the entry information documents will be destroyed.
  • Finalists – information regarding the finalists and public domain information may be used to promote the PITCHme campaign.
  • Entries to be submitted to: PITCHme, PO Box 37140, Parnell, Auckland or email to by 12 July 2019.





This contest is sponsored by Wendco (NZ) Limited.

INTRODUCTION: Wendy’s invites you to submit your most delicious and creative burger recipe to participate in Wendy’s Burger Challenge in a live cook-off.

ELIGIBILITY: Wendy’s Burger Challenge is open only to pupils from intermediate and secondary schools in New Zealand. Entrants must be under the age of 18 at the time of the competition.

The following individuals are not eligible to enter: employees, contractors, directors, shareholders and officers of Wendco (NZ) Limited, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, suppliers, web design, advertising, fulfilment, judging and contest agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfilment and execution of Wendy’s Burger Challenge, and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and spouse or “step” of each) and those living in the same households of each such individual.

TO ENTER: Create an original burger recipe, forward the recipe in a word doc, entry information as listed under “Enter the Contest” and one 300dpi photo of the burger entry to contest organisers.

Entries Close 15 Nov 2019

Finalists Announced 25 Nov 2019

Finals Competition TBA.


Post: Wendy’s Burger Challenge

PO Box 37140, Parnell, Auckland.

  1. The Contest will be conducted in three sequential phases: 1. Recipe Entry Judging, 2. Finalist Selection 3. National Finalist Cook-Off.

IMPORTANT: You must complete all of the following steps in order to ensure your Recipe is submitted for consideration and review into Wendy’s Burger Challenge.

REGISTRATION: Proceed to the website ( Click on the tile WENDY’S BURGER CHALLENGE and follow the prompts to enter.

Once on the website, click on the “Enter the Contest” link and enter all of the requested information.

You will be asked to provide your school name, contact person or team leader, address, telephone, email, and the date of birth of each team member. A team can be made up of 1 or 2 students, the name of your recipe, your patty type, bread/bun type, introduction, list of ingredients, recipe instructions, and recipe yield.

You will also have the option to include a cooking tip. Upload a photo of the completed burger and a photograph of the team members with the entry. Each entrant team releases all ownership rights of the recipe and photograph to organisers upon submission. If you have questions on how to submit a recipe or are having problems with the upload process, please contact the organisers.

Complete the registration step by clicking the “Register Your Recipe” button.

If you prefer to enter by alternate means, refer to Rule 10 below.

If you do not complete this registration step, your Recipe will not be submitted for review and possible inclusion into the Contest or eligible for a prize.

Registration must be completed by 11:59:59pm on Nov 15th, 2019 or your recipe will not be submitted into the review process for the contest.


Once you click the “Register Your Entry” button, you should see a “Thank You” page on your internet browser. This Thank You page confirms that your entry recipe has been received and submitted into the review process. Your recipe will be reviewed to ensure that your submission complies with these

Official Rules. Please note that at this point your Submission is undergoing review and is not yet considered a finalist for the cook-off.

Once your recipe is reviewed, you will receive a confirmation email at the email address you supplied on the registration form. If your recipe complies with all official rules, the confirmation email will state that your Submission has been accepted as an Approved Entry into the Contest and you will be considered a contest entrant (“Entrant”). If your Recipe is not accepted as an Approved Entry, the Confirmation Email will detail the reasons why your Recipe was declined.

Submissions that do not include all required information and do not adhere to the foregoing and following requirements will be considered void and will not be considered in the judging of this contest.

There is no limit to the number of approved entries an individual can submit in the contest. An approved entry is defined as a recipe that has been registered on the contest website through the process above and has received a corresponding confirmation email stating that the recipe has been accepted into the contest. The same recipe may not be registered for the contest more than once from one entrant.

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: As conditions of entry into this contest, and by entering a submission, entrant warrants and represents that the submission:

  1. a) is original and has been legally created;
  2. b) does not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party;
  3. c) has not been entered in previous contests or won previous awards
  4. d) has not been published or distributed previously in any media.
  5. e) Entrant represents that he/she/they own all rights to the Submission. Entrant further represents and warrants that the Entrant has obtained permission from each person whose name and/or picture (“Likeness”) is included in the Submission, and that such person(s) have granted Entrant all necessary rights to use the person’s Likeness as described in these rules, and that Entrant can make written copies of such permissions available to the Sponsor upon request. Sponsors determination as
  6. Enrolled at a school at the time of entry
  7. Must be available for the competition dates.
  8. All costs, except for ingredients on the day of competition, are the responsibility of the competitors. We will not cover any costs to attend or compete.
  9. By entering you confirm you understand the terms and conditions.
  10. You understand that you will get none of the proceeds from sales of the winning burger.

to whether the Submission potentially violates the rights of any third party is final.

  1. f) By entering a submission, entrant irrevocably grants Sponsor and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns, agents and licensees, the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used), the Entrant’s submission, including, but not limited to, the ingredients and cooking methods contained therein (in each case, as submitted or as edited/modified in any way by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion), as well as to use Entrant’s name, likeness, photograph (collectively, “Likeness”), and/or statements regarding his/her participation in this Contest (with or without using the Entrant’s name) in any and all media without limitation as to time or territory, and without additional compensation or approval from the Entrant or any other party. Entrant waives intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights or other legal or moral rights that might preclude the Sponsor’s use of the Submission and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against the Sponsor and Organiser for the use of the Submission or Entrant’s Likeness or statements.
  1. g) Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Sponsor, its agencies and Contest Parties and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, co-branders or other partners, and any of their employees (collectively, the “Indemnitees”), harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Indemnitees due to or arising out of the Entrant’s Submission, or the Entrant’s conduct in creating a Submission or otherwise in connection with this Contest, including but not limited to claims for trademark infringement, copyright infringement; violation of an individual’s right of publicity or right of privacy; or defamation. Entrant further agrees to release Sponsor from any and all claims that any advertising subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes Entrant’s rights with regard to any elements, characters or ideas contained in any Submission.


Once you register your recipe in the contest, your submission is final and may not be modified or edited. No submissions will be returned. The person named as the registered owner of the email account associated with the submission and named on the contest registration form for the submission will be deemed the entrant (“entrant”).

If the entry is a collaboration of individuals, then a maximum of two individuals may compete in the final cook-off. Entrants must designate one representative to enter the Contest and accept the prize on behalf of the group. Neither sponsor nor any of the contest parties are liable for any disputes between collaborators related to a submission.

Please note the following:

All Submissions must be in English and may not refer to any company/brand or food or beverage brands.

All burgers must be composed of grilled patties (formed from ground beef or ground alternative foods) prepared on a gas or charcoal grill, served on buns, other bread products, or alternative wrappings such as lettuce, collectively referred to as a “Bun”. Burgers may include any combination of

condiments and toppings. Every component of the burger must be placed inside the Bun or served open-faced on the Bun.

Each submission must include your entrant name, address, contact name and (if different from contact name)designated representative name, city, email address, phone number, date of birth, the name of your recipe, patty type, bread/bun type, introduction, list of ingredients, recipe instructions,

recipe yield. You will also have the option to include a cooking tip. You must upload a photograph of yourself and/or team, and a photo of the completed burger with the entry.

Your list of readily available ingredients (found in most well-stocked supermarkets) must include standard, unabbreviated metric measurements, specific amounts for each ingredient (i.e., number of

lettuce leaves, exact teaspoons of salt and pepper; do not say “to taste” for any ingredient, but list exact amount so reviewers can judge how the burger will taste). Each ingredient, including the bun and all other elements, must be listed, preferably in order of use.

Recipe instructions should include complete, step-by-step cooking directions, including timing and temperature for any cooked components.

Each recipe must be written to make six (6) regular-sized burgers or twelve (12) small burgers or “sliders.”

All recipes must be able to be prepared completely in sixty (60) minutes or less.

Submission must be entirely original and created by you or team. Use of any elements that are not original may result in disqualification of entry at the sponsor’s and organiser’s sole discretion.

All submissions will be reviewed before being published or judged; however, publication of a Submission does not mean the submission has been deemed to be in compliance with these rules.

Submissions that do not comply with these official rules or that otherwise contain prohibited, inappropriate, or irrelevant content as determined by the sponsor, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified and will not be considered for finalist selection or winning prize.

All entries become the property of Wendys

Technical Requirements:

The maximum filesize for photo file uploaded to the website is 5MB. Photo file(s) must be provided in a JPEG file format.


Determining the Finalists:

From all eligible entries received, twelve (12) Finalists will be selected.

A panel of qualified independent judges selected by the sponsor will judge each eligible recipe based on the criteria below:

Taste (40%): Does the burger taste good?

Creativity (25%): Is this burger creative and one of a kind?

Innovation of Ingredients (25%): What new ingredients are used?

In the event of a tie, the tie will be broken based on the highest score in the first judging criteria (Taste), continuing thereafter to each judging criteria in order (Creativity, Innovation in Ingredients), as needed to break the tie.

All finalists will be notified on or about 13 July 2019 and are subject to verification, including without limitation, verification of eligibility, compliance with these official rules, completion of all required documents. Entrants agree that the sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this contest and that all decisions of sponsor are final and binding.

Each finalist will travel at their own cost to the final to be held at TBA on the TBA

Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than twelve (12) Finalists if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries.

Determining The Winner

Twelve (12) finalists (either as an individual or team of 2) will cook off against each other in a live cooking competition to take place at TBA on the TBA, timing will be advised to each finalist.

Finalists must arrive on time, as determined by advised schedule. If a finalist is late or unable to attend the cook-off for any reason, including, but not limited to illness, travel delays or force majeure, the finalist will be disqualified from the competition.

A panel of no less than three (3) independent judges selected by the sponsor will judge each burger prepared at the finalist cook-offs based on the criteria below:

Taste (40%): Does the burger taste good?

Creativity (25%): Is this burger creative and one of a kind?

Innovation of Ingredients (25%): What new ingredients are used?

In the event of a tie, the tie will be broken based on the highest score in the first judging criteria (Taste), continuing thereafter to each judging criteria in order (Creativity, Innovation in Ingredients), as needed to break the tie.

The one (1) finalist with the highest total score will be declared the Grand-Prize winner. The Grand-Prize winner will be notified at the conclusion of the Cook-Off.

The Grand-Prize winner is subject to verification, including without limitation, verification of eligibility, compliance with these Official Rules, completion of all required documents. Entrants agree that the Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this contest and that all decisions of sponsor are final and binding.

Sponsor reserves the right not to award a Grand-Prize winner, if, in its sole discretion, the Grand-Prize winner is found to be ineligible or does not have a qualified entry.

Sponsor may photograph, videotape, and otherwise record the finalist cook-offs and the for promotional and other purposes as designated by sponsor (collectively, “Footage”). Footage will be owned by sponsor who has the right, along with its designees, to use, edit, adapt, post, stream, copy, exploit, and make derivative works from such footage and all elements embodied therein, including any names and likenesses embodied therein, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised throughout the world, in perpetuity, for advertising, promotional, trade and other purposes.



The winning burger will be featured on Wendy’s Menu for a period of twelve weeks. The school represented will receive equipment from Burns and Ferrall totalling $1500.

Competitors will receive a trophy

Second Prize – The school represented will receive equipment from Burns and Ferrall totalling $500.

Competitors will receive a trophy

Third Prize – The school represented will receive equipment from Burns and Ferrall totalling $50.

Competitors will receive a trophy

Wendy’s reserve the right to amend the ingredient list of the winning burger should there be issues with food safety regulations or commercial viability considerations.

By entering all contestants agree to this provision.

Judge’s decision is final

Prizes cannot be swapped for cash.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: No liability or responsibility is assumed by sponsor or contest parties resulting from any user’s participation in or attempt to participate in the Contest or ability or inability to upload any information in connection with participating in the Contest. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the sponsor or contest parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the contest: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any email transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted email transmissions; inaccessibility of the Website in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Website; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Contest, including without limitation, unauthorised tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the contest, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Contest. Sponsor and contest parties are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the website. Use of  website is at user’s own risk. Sponsor and the contest parties are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user’s or any other person’s computer equipment resulting from participation in the contest, use of the website or the download of any information from the website. By participating in the contest, the entrant releases sponsor and contest parties from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such Entrant’s participation in the contest. By accepting a prize in the contest, winners agree that the sponsor and contest parties shall not be liable for any loss or injury resulting from participation in the Contest, acceptance or use of any prize. Sponsor and contest parties are not liable in the event that any portion of the contest is cancelled due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, or any other condition beyond their control (a “Force Majeure Event”).

Choice of Law: Contest is governed by the laws of New Zealand.

Any dispute arising from the contest shall be governed by the laws of New Zealand. With respect to any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or related to this contest, the parties hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the courts of New Zealand.

TO ENTER BY MAIL: For those wanting to enter by mail, hand print your contact information, following the requirements listed above under submission format and contest requirements in Section 5 and mail to: Wendy’s Burger Challenge, PO Box 37140, Parnell, Auckland. Group and mechanically reproduced entries, including photocopies, are not eligible. Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, mutilated, incomplete, misdirected or postage due entries. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by 12 July, 2019. Each entry must be mailed separately. All entries become the property of sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

WINNER LIST: For a list of Finalists and the Grand-Prize Winner, visit

SPONSOR: Wendco (NZ) Limited


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