US Foods, a leading food manufacturer and distributor serving independent and multi-unit restaurants and healthcare, government and educational institutions, has launched its second annual "Next Top Product Contest."
In this year's contest, open to the more than 250,000 chefs from around the country who are US Foods customers, chefs are being asked to submit unique recipes for baked goods, sauces or hot appetizers.
The winner will receive $20,000 in cash and prizes, in addition to having their recipe turned into a US Foods product.
Chefs submit their recipes online. Consumer votes on Facebook will determine the eight finalists, with the grand-prize winner determined by a cook-off.