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1st Prize:

A Weekend For Two at the tranquil Tapioca Village Retreat, the hidden gem for peace and tranquility in the hills of St. Mary, Jamaica!

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2nd Prize:

A Complimentary Night (2 Days) at Luna Sea Inn, to include a breathtaking ocean view room, with full access to paddle boards, kayaks and snorkeling equipment!

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3rd Prize:
Dinner For Two at the 'sweet spot', SkyBeach Seafood Grill, beside the beach under a private palapa!

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4th Prize:
Dinner For Two with the best sunsets, at the amazing Bambooze Restaurant in Negril, Jamaica!

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5th Prize:

A Complimentary Night (For Two) at the authentic Jamaican Topaz Dream Palace Villa, in 'Cloud 9 for Lovers' (a sweet suite/mini-house on our roof deck) with air conditioning, fans for the natural mystic, twinkling lights on the ceiling, and a jacuzzi!

That's A Unprecedented FIVE (5) Amazing Awards!!!!!

PLUS Multiple Consolation Prizes (below)!


    (Entrant who submits the most valid entries (>3) )
    USD$50 cash courtesy of


    (Based on Comments & Feedback -on the website)
    USD$25 cash courtesy of


    USD$20 cash courtesy of

  • And, LISTEN TO THIS... a 'NON-BEST' Award!

    (Based on non-popular votes)
    USD$10 cash courtesy of

Now EVERYONE has a chance of winning something!

CLICK HERE To Enter The Jamaica Recipe Contest Now

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What Can You Enter?

We've made it super simple, no restrictions and complications!

  1. There's no food or drink tasting!
  2. You don't need to be a chef nor bartender!
  3. You don't have to know everything about Jamaican food nor drink.
  4. You just need to have on (1) unique recipe that you love - developed or learned!

It could simply be...

  • Your favorite drink (virgin or alcoholic)
  • A traditional Jamaican recipe
  • A 'healthy' Jamaican recipe
  • A dessert recipe
  • A fish recipe
  • A chicken recipe
  • A pork recipe
  • A seafood recipe
  • A vegetarian recipe
  • A jerk recipe
  • A low fat recipe
  • A breakfast recipe
  • Or just a special twist or flavor to an already popular drink or dish/meal!

It doesn't matter, just make sure it is one of your best!

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Our Esteemed Judges

Thanks for their willingness to assist in this exciting initiative.

They will be selecting the TEN best: based on originality, presentation (writing) and of course passion.

Winner Selection

Very simple:

  1. Our esteemed judges selected the TOP 10.
  2. Each entrant was encouraged to get their friends & family to vote for them by simply rating and commenting on their entry.
  3. The Top 10 will be posted on social media for voting
  4. The entries with the most votes wins (Top 5)
  5. That's it!

(Contest Entry: August 1 - Midnight August 28, 2019)
(Voting - September 2 to 8, 2019)
(Grand Selection & Award- September 10, 2019)


Here were the rules; pretty easy!

  • Please keep it clean, no gore, hatred,racism, sex or violence.
  • Respect of others (and self) is mandatory.
  • Please be detailed in your write-up of your recipe.
    A detailed write-up with a photo will increase your chances of winning the prize!
  • There is no limit to the number of entries you can submit.
    Bear in mind however that you are submitting your BEST!
  • When you submit a recipe, we assume that you own the rights to such work and that you are not violating anyone else's rights.
  • Click Here for a the complete contest rules and limitations.

Pretty simple eeh?

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Did You Have Prior Contests?

Absolutely! Below are the results of the previous contests, including photos, postcards, poems etc.

You are more than welcome to view and enjoy them:

  1. Contest #6 Results
  2. Contest #5 Results
  3. Contest #4 Results
  4. Contest #2 Results
  5. Contest #3 Results
  6. Contest #1 Results

Don't plan to be in Jamaica soon? NO PROBLEM! Most of the awards have an extended window, but we will also allow you to gift your prizes to a good friend or family (see contest rules)

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Submit Your Jamaica Recipe Contest Entry

It's all about the fun, plus you can win any of these cool prizes!!

Simply share your unique Jamaican recipe with us! That's it!

And remember, no recipe is too simple!

We'd love to hear EVERYTHING about your recipe:

  • Of course, the complete recipe - ingredients and procedure, but also...
  • What inspired you to share this recipe.
  • Why your recipe is unique.
  • And if used for/ at a particular event - the event, the memories, recommendations etc.

Get the idea?

Great! :-)

In short, just tell us why your recipe is special and deserve to win.

Here is a live example of a current entry.

Humble Suggestion:

Write & save your write-up in Notepad, Microsoft Word or any text editor first. That way, if there is a technical glitch, you won't have to rewrite it.

If you encounter any issues submitting, please don't hesitate to contact me.

It's easy, simply...

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