Registration deadline for all competitions is Wednesday, June 20th, 2018. Registration should be completed by submitting the online 2018 Home Chef Registration Form. Historic Parkrose holds the right to refuse any competitor who did not register on time.
The following equipment will be available for each participant in the live Big Green Egg grilling competition:
The participants must bring all needed small equipment and kitchen utensils (such as oven mitts, cutting boards, knives, pots, pans, bowls, plates), as well as any other materials needed to cook, season, and serve.
Participants must provide small paper cups or plates to serve tastes on. We suggest bringing table covers, cleaning supplies, and hand wipes to keep you area tidy. You may also want to bring yourself chairs.
Vehicles will not be allowed into cooking area.
Long Cooks: EggChef’s who want to cook briskets, pork shoulders or other long cooks that can’t be accomplished between the lighting of the Eggs and 10am, may choose to start their cooks at home, as long as they adhere to the following guidelines: Cooking items must be finished on a Big Green Egg at the Taste of Parkrose EggFest. EggChefs must follow FoodSafe guidelines and ensure that the protein temperature has not been between 41-135 degrees for more than four hours. The internal temperature must reach between 145 degrees whole or 155 degrees when injected.
Each home chef will have a sign with their name and competition dish at the front of their station. Attendees of the Taste of Parkrose EggFest who purchase a $15 all-day pass will receive two (2) gold star stickers when they arrive. Attendees who make a $5 minimum purchase of $1.00 taste tickets will receive one (1) gold star sticker. Guests will taste the samples, and place their gold star on the sign of their favorite chef. The sign with the most stickers at 4:00pm will win.
The winner will be announced at 4:15pm.