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Food Fiesta

Eligibility and Official Rules

Open to all current 4-H members in good standing. 
Age on December 31, 2019

  • Primary Member: 5-8 years old (receive participation ribbons only)
  • Jr. Member 9-10 years old
  • Intermediate Member 11-13 years old
  • Senior Member 14-19 years old

Click the link below for event information and rules:

Food Fiesta 2020 Official Rules

Community Service

Bring a pair (or 2) of Adult Size Tube Socks - 4-H Super Hero’s will be helping to assemble Shelter, Inc. Care Kits for homeless Veteran’s while their placement is pending.

Questions?

Event Coordinator        foodfiesta@contracosta4h.org

Categories

SNACKS:

Zoom- Super Heroes need healthy snacks that they can grab as they fly out the door to save lives. Superhero’s like Superman, Captain America and Spider-man do not have a lot of extra time. In this category you are tasked to make a healthy snack that our super heroes can grab and go that gives them energy!

 

DESSERTS: Any kind of dessert! Cupcakes (4 on a plate), Cookies/bars/brownies (6 on a plate); Super Parfaits (4 clear cups on a plate, etc); Use of listed superfood get bonus points!   

KaPow- We all love desserts right! Well so do super heroes, but they need to keep their figures to fit into their fancy body suits. Plus they need to stay fit so they can lift buildings and carry people. In this category you are tasked to make a yummy healthy dessert fit for a superhero!

 

MAIN DISH: Must be made from scratch. No processed, pre-made or frozen prepackaged items allowed. No MSG, additives preservatives and/or artificial flavors or coloring and no pre-cooked/store-bought proteins allowed in this Superhero category. 

Bam – Not ever superhero likes to cook. And Aquaman does not like the heat. In this category you are tasked to come up with a meal our superhero does not have to cook!

Zap – WonderWoman misses the vegetarian meals she ate on Themyscira. In this category make a meal out of only vegetables. Sauces should be home-made.

Pow –All superheroes like to pack the punch against evil! Many superheroes also like some extra POWerful spices in their food! In this category make a meal by spicing things up! Think Johnny Storm! Make a main dish with some POW!

 

Smash! The relationship between a superhero and his/her sidekick is an amazing thing to behold. Will the sidekick ever emerge as a hero in their own right? It is our belief the Side Dish can become the flagship of any superhero meal! In this category you are tasked to create a side dish that Jimmy Olsen (Superman) or Robin (Batman) would like to consider it the best side dish ever!

 

Upcycle Food (some bought, some not)

Wham! - When hosting a Superhero party sometimes a Superhero needs a short cut!  In this category you can be as creative as you like without all cooking skills!  Use any mix, boxed/canned food and make your own dish or appetizer for this Hero’s Party. No MSG, additives preservatives and/or artificial flavors or coloring and no pre-cooked/store-bought proteins allowed in this Superhero category.  Options might include: creative cake, casseroles, curry, biscuit dough, monkey bread, etc. 

 

Shazam! Make the judges Marvel at your Place Setting.  A 2 by 2-foot space will be provided (taped) for each individual place setting. The use of material for a table cloth is optional.  Fabric should be no larger than 2’X2’.

 

For place setting entries, create a Menu with recipes, to stand on your place setting.  Is the menu creative with a variety of foods? Be specific in the types of food (super foods). Example: type of salad, bread, etc.