Dry bean recipe contest!

Barber's Foods, a Denver specialty food distributor, is now selling local Colorado grown and processed dry beans.


To promote consumer consumption of Colorado beans they are starting a bean recipe competition for Barber's Foods chefs and culinary students at Metropolitan University in Denver. The contest is sponsored by the Colorado Dry Bean Committee.


A total of $2,100 will be awarded: $100 to the first five chefs or students who submit a pinto or Mayocoba bean recipe to Barber's Foods. It must be a dish that is, or can be, sold at a restaurant this fall.


In addition the following prizes will be awarded:

- $300 to the first place pinto bean recipe

- $200 to the second place pinto recipe

- $100 to the third place pinto recipe


- $300 to the first place Mayocoba (yellow) bean recipe

- $200 to the second place Mayocoba recipe

- $100 to the third place Mayocoba recipe

Visit www.barbersfoods.com/pages/bean-recipe-contest for details about how to enter the contest.

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