“America’s Better Sandwich” Contest – A Chance to Win $25,000

Just in time for the upcoming election, Arnold® Bread has officially announced the launch of its third annual “America’s Better Sandwich” Contest, which will be taking place from June 15th until August 21st. Former White House Chef John Moeller, who served at the pleasure of three U.S. Presidents and first families, and several other top chefs and registered dieticians, have shared their culinary creativity by crafting their very own original better sandwich recipes for the contest. Chef John Moeller’s recipe can be found below. His focus on wholesome ingredients is centered on using premium whole grain bread as the foundation for delicious sandwiches to satisfy your cravings without sacrificing taste or nutritional value.

 

An added bonus is that eaders will also be able to participate in the “America’s Better Sandwich” Contest. They can enter their nutritious sandwich recipes into five creative categories at the America’s Better Sandwich contest website  for the chance to win $25,000! For every entry, one loaf of bread will be donated to Feeding America.

 

Chef John Moeller Recipe

Category: Creative Classic

CRAB SALAD DIJONNAISE WITH FRESH TARRAGON, MONTEREY JACK AND SNOW PEA SHOOTS

 

Ingredients (2 servings)

2 Arnold® Sandwich Thins® Rolls: Flax & Fiber rolls

1 tsp. authentic French Dijon mustard

3 tbsp. mayonnaise

2 tsp. finely chopped fresh tarragon

6 oz. jumbo lump crab, cleaned and cooked

2 slices Monterey jack cheese

1 plum tomato, cut into 6, ¼-inch slices

12 snow pea shoots

salt, to taste

fresh-milled black pepper, to taste

 

Directions

In small bowl, combine mustard, mayonnaise and tarragon to create dijoinnaise. Season mixture with salt and pepper. Place cooked crab in medium bowl and fold in enough dijonnaise to coat the crab. Reserve remaining dijonnaise.

 

Layout Sandwich Thins® Rolls on cutting board. Lightly spread remaining dijonnaise on both sides of rolls. Divide crab onto the bottom portions of rolls. Top crab with a slice of cheese and place in toaster oven for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

 

Remove from toaster oven and place on cutting board, top with tomato and snow pea shoots. Lay the other half of roll on top. Slice sandwich in half and serve.

 

ROASTED CHICKEN SALAD By Chef Rocco Whalen

Ingredients (1 serving)

1 Oroweat® Sandwich Thins® Rolls: 100% Whole Wheat roll

1 6 oz. chicken breast, chopped

½ bunch scallions

6 walnuts, crumbled

2 oz. cottage cheese

1 oz. pickled jalapeños, half chopped & half sliced

4 cloves roasted garlic

3 oz. arugula

1 whole local organic ripe peach

salt, to taste

black pepper, to taste

 

Directions

Mix together the chopped chicken, scallions, crumbled walnuts (leave half), chopped jalapeños, cottage cheese, roasted garlic and season with salt and pepper. Toast both slices of the roll and spread the chicken salad mixture onto one piece. Slice the peach into small slivers and mix with the arugula, remaining walnuts and sliced jalapeños and place on top of the chicken salad. Lay the other half of roll on top and serve immediately.

 

PEACH, ARUGULA & CHICKEN - By Chef Beau Macmillan

Ingredients (1 serving)

1 Oroweat® Sandwich Thins® Rolls: 100% Whole Wheat roll

1 6 oz. chicken breast, chopped

½ bunch scallions

6 walnuts, crumbled

2 oz. cottage cheese

1 oz. pickled jalapeños, half chopped & half sliced

4 cloves roasted garlic

3 oz. arugula

1 whole local organic ripe peach

salt, to taste

black pepper, to taste

 

Directions

Mix together the chopped chicken, scallions, crumbled walnuts (leave half), chopped jalapeños, cottage cheese, roasted garlic and season with salt and pepper. Toast both slices of the roll and spread the chicken salad mixture onto one piece. Slice the peach into small slivers and mix with the arugula, remaining walnuts and sliced jalapeños and place on top of the chicken salad. Lay the other half of roll on top and serve immediately.

 

 

From June 15, 2016 to August 21, 2016, food lovers across the country can share delicious and never-before-seen sandwiches with their fellow Americans and have the chance to take home a $25,000 grand prize. Entrants can submit up to two recipes per category using Arnold®, Brownberry®and Oroweat

®Whole Grain or Extra Grainy breads or Sandwich Thins®rolls in each of the following categories:

  • ·State Favorites- well-known sandwiches from your state or local dishes that translate into a sandwich
  • ·Fueling Good- incorporate energy-boosting ingredients like healthful fats, protein, fiber and iron
  • ·Open-Faced Artistry- artistic one-slice snacks and meals that highlight nutritious ingredients
  • ·Breakfast in Bread- breakfast favorites like eggs and yogurt, showcased in a new way
  • ·Creative Classics- nutritious spins on sandwich favorites like the club sandwich or BLT

 

For every eligible recipe submitted during the entry period and for every vote cast during the voting period (September 26, 2016 –October 23, 2016), Arnold®, Brownberry® and Oroweat® will donate one loaf of bread to Feeding America, the contest’ s official charitable partner, up to 100,000 loaves.

 

“With so many wholesome and delicious varieties of Arnold®, Brownberry® and Oroweat®bread to choose from, the great tasting, nutritious sandwich possibilities are endless,” said Brian DiNuzzo, Assistant Brand Manager.

 

“We are excited to take the third annual ‘ America’ s Better Sandwich™’ Contest to new heights.

 

”In addition to Chef Moeller, partner chefs include:

  • ·Chef Tre Wilcox, Dallas, TX
  • ·Chef Ryan Scott, San Francisco, CA
  • ·Chef Fabio Viviani, Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL
  • ·Chef Kevin Gillespie, Atlanta, GA
  • ·Chef Edward Lee,Louisville, KY
  • ·Chef Beau MacMillan, Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ
  • ·Chef Rocco Whalen,Cleveland, OH and Charlotte, NC
  • ·Chef Katie Cavuto, Philadelphia, PA


All Arnold®, Brownberry® and Oroweat®sliced breads and Sandwich Thins®rolls are cholesterol-free and contain no high fructose corn syrup, making them a great starting point for a nutritious sandwich. In addition, eating one sandwich made with Arnold®, Brownberry®and Oroweat® Whole Grain bread is a great way to incorporate more whole grains in your diet.

 

All eligible sandwiches will be judged by a panel of experts based upon nutrition, creativity and ease of preparation. The top three finalists from each category will also be posted online for public voting September 26, 2016 –October 23, 2016 to help determine Category and Grand Prize winners. On National Sandwich Day, November 3, 2016, Arnold®, Brownberry ®and Oroweat®Bread will reveal the highest scoring recipes in each category and award them with $5,000 each. The highest overall scoring sandwich will receive a $25,000 Grand Prize and the 2016 title “America’ s Better Sandwich™.”

 

Participants can enter the “America’ s Better Sandwich™”Contest

 

 

Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) is a leader in the baking industry, known for its category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality. Our team of more than 22,000 U.S. associates operates 59 manufacturing locations in the United States. Our distribution routes deliver our leading brands such as Arnold®, Bimbo®, Boboli®, Brownberry®, Entenmann's®, Francisco®, Freihofer's®, Heiner’ s™, Marinela®, Mrs Baird’ s®, Oroweat®, Sara Lee®, Stroehmann®, Thomas'®and Tia Rosa®.

 

No Purchase Necessary To Enter Or Win the “America’s Better Sandwich™”

 

Contest or Vote.

 

Both programs begin at 12:00 p.m. ET on 6/15/16 & end at 12:00 p.m. ET on

10/23/16 (or donation will end when max donation has been reached, whichever is sooner). Bimbo Bakeries USA will donate one (1) loaf of bread to Feeding America for each entry and/or vote received in the Contest, with a min of 75k and a max of 100k loaves donated. Contest open to legal residents of the 50 US & DC, 18+ who have reached the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at time of entry. Void where prohibited. Contest rules and donation terms available.

 

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All eligible sandwiches will be judged by a panel of experts based upon nutrition, creativity and ease of preparation. The top three finalists from each category will also be posted online for public voting September 26, 2016 –October 23, 2016 to help determine Category and Grand Prize winners. On National Sandwich Day, November 3, 2016, Arnold®, Brownberry®and Oroweat® Bread will reveal the highest scoring recipes in each category and award them with $5,000 each. The highest overall scoring sandwich will receive a $25,000 Grand Prize and the 2016 title “America’ s Better Sandwich™.”

 

Photos: Courtesy of “America’ s Better Sandwich™”Contest

 

Participants can enter the “America’ s Better Sandwich™”Contest

 

 

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