Everyone could use 1 million dollars now and then right?  Here are five links to food sweepstakes going on right now that will either give you totally awesome food-related prizes OR enough moolah to cover your college tuition. I’m talking guest appearances on TV, free money and invitations to awesome food events.

1. The 2015 Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown


Image courtesy of The Grilled Cheese Academy

($15,000 dollar grand prize)

The Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Academy wants you to create and describe your own unique grilled cheese recipe. There are four possible winners and the grand prize is $15,000 dollars. Ends May 15th, 2015.

2. Brewmaster Experience Beer Sweepstakes

(Win a Craft Beer Experience for North Carolina Beer Month)

Craft your own beer recipe and get the chance to transform your vision into your very own 30-barrel batch of beer (that’s 930 gallons= 60 kegs and plenty more keg stands) with the Aviator Brewing Company. In the meantime, feel free to take a private beer tasting tour then head over to the brewery’s Smokehouse in the company limo. Food, hotel, all expenses paid with a $500 Visa gift card to get you to the experience of a lifetime. Ends April 30th.

3. Chopped At Home Challenge 

($10,000 Bucks and an appearance on the Food Network)

Have you ever watched Chopped and thought, “Man I could do that.” Sriracha, Grandma’s old hard candy, Captain Crunch and Matzah crumbs… Easy, challenge accepted.

This sweepstakes will get you $10,000, an appearance on Food Network AND a trip to the Food Network and Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival. Just get your Rachel Ray on in a home video demoing a recipe using some crazy ingredients of your choice and send it in! The challenge ends April 27th, 2015.

4. Mooyah Million

(1 million dollars)


Image courtesy of Moomillion.com

Mooyah is an up-and-coming “better” burger joint that has been expanding. This one might be difficult if you don’t have one near you, but the payoff is HUGE.

Order a double, turkey, or veggie burger at a local Mooyah and you will get a game piece.  Go online to enter your code on the game piece and then virtually build a burger combination. If the combination you input matches the predetermined winning combination, then you can win the grand prize of 1 million dollars. End 5/31/15.

5. James Beard Award Giveaway 


Spoon University has teamed up with our friends at the new restaurant discovery app Flavour and last-minute booking app HotelTonight to give you and a guest the opportunity to attend the James Beard Awards Gala in Chicago on May 4, 2015.

To enter, share the Flavour app with friends. The person who refers the most installations of Flavour will win the prize. The winner will be announced on April 13th. Contest ends April 13th 12:00am EST.

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