Ensemble FC invites everyone to participate in Meister Chef Eorzea – a cooking competition, the ultimate battle to determine whose knives are the sharpest and plating most pleasing! The competition is open to the whole Final Fantasy XIV community.
⚠ Results are now available: http://www.ensemblefc.com/news/cookoff-2019-winners!
First place: 60 € Amazon gift card (or value comparable in your regional Amazon)
Second place: 40 € Amazon gift card (or value comparable in your regional Amazon)
Third place: 25 € Mogstation prize
Another 25 € Mogstation prize will also be raffled between everyone who has voted in this competition!
(* The Mogstation prize is one or more freely selectable items, up to a total value not exceeding 25 €)
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TIMES AND DATES
Competition start (magic word published): 22 April 2019 8 am UK Entry period: 22 April 2019 8 am UK – 6 May 2019 8 am UK Voting period: 7 May 2019 8 am UK – 14 May 2019 8 am UK Voting period may be extended depending on the number of entries. Winners will be announced and the prizes distributed within two weeks of voting.
Feel free to join our public Discord at https://discord.gg/7NUR7Y7, we have a channel (#cookoff-2019) specifically for the competition!
ENTRY AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
- to enter, you need to provide at least two photos of your cooking, describe what it is you’ve made, and a recipe
- entry can be any dish or item that you have cooked or baked yourself, from cakes to steaks – there is no required theme
- only one dish or item is allowed to be presented; if you cook/bake multiple things (for example, two cakes), only one of them is allowed to be present in the entry images
- there must be at least one photo of preparation (ingredients, etc), and one photo of the finished product
- both photos must include some form of clearly legible handwritten identification (for example, a piece of paper) with your character name, server, and a magic word written on it
- the special word will be tweeted by @EnsembleFc at the start of the competition
- the word is “tomato juice and mascarpone“
- meme/low-effort entries such as microwave dinners, entries with possible foul play, entries with suspect and/or missing identification, may be rejected at our discretion
If you have any questions about the rules, feel free to join our public Discord at https://discord.gg/7NUR7Y7, we have a channel (#cookoff-2019) specifically for the competition!
If you have any questions about the submission procedure, feel free to join our public Discord at https://discord.gg/7NUR7Y7, we have a channel (#cookoff-2019) specifically for the competition!
- voting is open for the public, and the process is simply picking three entries you would like to see win the competition
- on the voting page, entries will be represented by at least the entry picture of the finished product
- winners will be determined simply by counting how many votes entries received
- in case of a tie between two entries, order will be determined by a coin flip
- depending on the amount of entries, the voting method may change and/or voting may be split into two or more rounds with an extension on the voting period
- everyone who has registered on Ensemble website will be able to vote on this page during the voting period
- during the voting process we ask for your Discord handle, as one Mogstation prize (described in the Prizes section) will be raffled among everyone who has voted and we need a way to get back to you!
If you have any questions about voting, feel free to join our public Discord at https://discord.gg/7NUR7Y7, we have a channel (#cookoff-2019) specifically for the competition!