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$100k Pork Chop Challenge – People’s Pork
Chop Award Contest

Contest Rules

The People’s Pork Chop Award contest will determine the restaurants that compete in the $100k Pork Chop Challenge. The People’s Pork Chop Awards recipients will be selected based on votes submitted to the $100k Pork Chop Challenge contest website.

I. Who is eligible?

Restaurants with an existing physical location and presence in Washington, D.C., and the portions of Virginia and Maryland suburbs within the Capital Beltway, the 64-mile-long I-495 corridor that encircles Washington, D.C. (e.g., The Beltway), that include a pork chop on their regular menu.

II. How do I get nominated?

Restaurants can be nominated by enthusiastic patrons or self-nominated on the $100k Pork Chop Challenge website. To participate, nominees must agree to the Terms and Conditions and receive a marketing toolkit.

III. Restaurant patrons will be able to vote on the best pork chop inside the Beltway by voting on the $100k Pork Chop Challenge website. Restaurants are encouraged to promote the contest through in-store displays and social media outlets. Voting will be limited to one vote per email.

A minimum of three finalists will be selected, with a maximum of five, to account for potential ties in voting. The winners will advance to the $100k Pork Chop Challenge, which will be judged by a panel of culinary professionals and pork producers from Virginia, Iowa, and North Carolina.

Restaurant patrons will be able to vote on the best pork chop inside the Beltway by voting on the $100k Pork Chop Challenge website. Restaurants are encouraged to promote the contest through in-store displays and social media outlets. Voting will be limited to one vote per email.

The three to five restaurants that receive the most votes will advance to the $100k Pork Chop Challenge, by a panel of culinary professionals and pork producers from Virginia, Iowa, and North Carolina.

The winner of the $100k Pork Chop Challenge will receive a $100,000.00 prize. The Sponsors will also make donations up to $100,000.00 worth of value to Washington, D.C., metropolitan area food banks.