Flavor Artist Video Contest

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OFFICIAL RULES for the The Perfect Purée - Flavor Artist Contest

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

  1. Eligibility: To enter the “The Perfect Purée - Flavor Artist Contest” (the “Contest”), the entrant (“You” and “Your”) must be a legal resident of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia and be 21 years of age or older on the date of entry. You must also be a foodservice trade professional (which includes chefs and bartenders) who works for a restaurant, bar, or other establishment that is an existing customer of The Perfect Purée (the “Establishment”), and You must have received permission from the Establishment (a) to use the Establishment’s products in your Video (as defined below), and (b) to feature or include in the Video any reference to the Establishment, including its image, name, logo, trademark, or any other proprietary classification. The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley, LLC (“The Perfect Purée”) reserves the right to determine Your eligibility based on these criteria. Employees, officers, and directors of The Perfect Purée, its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and anyone involved in the production or administration of the Contest, and any member of the immediate family or household of any such persons, are not eligible. The Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations. The Contest is void in jurisdictions outside of the fifty United States, the District of Columbia, and where prohibited or restricted. By participating, You fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules and the decisions of The Perfect Purée, which are final.

  2. How to Enter: Entry begins at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time on April 1, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time on October 31, 2013 (the “Contest Period”). During the Contest Period, visit the Contest page at http://www.perfectpuree.com/flavorartist (the “Contest Page”), follow the instructions, and complete all the information fields on the Contest Page (including Your name, contact information, mailing address, email address, telephone number, and consent to these Official Rules), and submit the completed entry form and Your video file (“Video”). Your entry must be based on Your own ideas, recipe, work, and experience. The Perfect Purée reserves the right to verify all facts. Failure to be able to validate the authenticity of the Video and Your information may result in disqualification. You may submit only one Video per calendar month during the Contest Period. You can only win once during the duration of the Contest Period. Once You enter a Video in one calendar month, You may not re-enter it in a subsequent calendar month. Winning and non-winning videos, as selected by The Perfect Purée, will be displayed on the Contest Page. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. All entries must be received by the end of the Contest Period. Proof of transmission is not proof of receipt. The Perfect Purée’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Contest. Entries must not transmit anything that contains viruses or anything else that is harmful to any computer. No responsibility is assumed for late or misdirected entries, or any failure or unavailability of hardware, software, electronic communications, or Internet uploading or other connections. The Perfect Purée is not responsible for any changes or effects caused to Your computer system or video equipment as a result of submitting an entry.

  3. Entry Content Guidelines: Your submission (including the Video and any other materials and information You submit) (the “Entry Materials”) must comply with the following guidelines:

    • 3.1 The Video cannot exceed 6 minutes in length

    • 3.2 The Video file size cannot exceed 2GB.

    • 3.3 The Video file format must be one of the following:
      3G2, 3GP, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPE, MPEG, MPG, WMV

    • 3.4 The Video must show product packaging of The Perfect Purée flavor(s) being used and the actual use of that product in the execution of the recipe. You represent and warrant that You are a food service professional who works for an Establishment and that you have permission to use the Establishment’s products, including but not limited to The Perfect Purée products, in the Video.

    • 3.5 Each recipe must have a name and the ingredients in the recipe must be provided in exact standard U.S. measurements. The recipe should include complete step-by-step preparation instructions and any other pertinent information. The recipe must be an original work that was created by You and cannot have previously won a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion. Previously published recipes will be disqualified, unless the recipe entered features changes considered substantial by the judges.

    • 3.6 If the Video features or includes any reference to the Establishment, including its image, name, logo, trademark, or any other proprietary classification, You represent and warrant that You have permission from the Establishment for such use.
    • 3.7 The Entry Materials must be created by You, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.

    • 3.8 If the Video is recorded, in whole or in part, by any individual other than You, You represent and warrant that You have permission from such individual to submit the Video as part of Your entry.

    • 3.9 Only You may be featured (seen and heard) in the Video.

    • 3.10 Entries that are lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, obscene, not in keeping with The Perfect Purée’s image, or entries that otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material as determined by The Perfect Purée in its sole discretion, will be disqualified.

  4. Usage Rights in Entries: The Perfect Purée and its designees shall have the unrestricted and non-exclusive right to edit, adapt, publish, copy, display, perform, broadcast, modify, and otherwise use any or all Entry Materials, alone or in combination with other materials, in any and all media, whether now known or later discovered, in perpetuity, without restriction of any kind whatsoever, without compensation to You or anyone else. Without limiting the foregoing, any and all entries may be posted on the Contest Page or the webpage of Chilled Magazine for public viewing. The Perfect Purée reserves the right to review any entry prior to any such posting, to remove any entry at any time after posting, and to remove any incidental material that could be deemed infringing as determined by The Perfect Purée. No guarantee is made that any particular entry will or will not be posted or as to the length of time between submission and posting. The Perfect Purée reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to determine if any particular entry is appropriate for posting. All entries that are uploaded and made available for viewing by the general public will be deemed posted at the direction of the You within the meaning of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act. Entry constitutes permission for The Perfect Purée and it designees to use Your name, biographical information, moving or still image/likeness, and/or voice in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, for internal, advertising, Contest and other purposes without compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

  5. Contact: By entering the Contest, You agree that The Perfect Purée and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliates may contact You by postal mail or electronic mail for promotional purposes. If You wish to be removed from such mailings, please contact The Perfect Purée at the address listed in Section 16 below or by following the instructions in any promotional email that You receive.

  6. Selection and Requirements of Potential Winner: A potential winner of the prize specified in Section 7 below will be selected for each calendar month in the Contest Period among all eligible entries for that month. Any eligible video entries that are not selected as the best video for a given month will be included in the pool of eligible videos to be judged by the panel as the best video in each following month. Judging will be administered by The Perfect Purée’s panel of judges, who will choose each potential winner by applying the following criteria: (i) 33% degree of originality, (ii) 33% quality of Your recipe and Your original dish or beverage, and (iii) 33% quality of expression. For each such calendar month, judging will occur on or around the week after the end of the calendar month, and The Perfect Purée will choose a potential winner on or around two weeks after the end of the calendar month. The potential winner will be notified by email, telephone, and/or postal mail, using the information supplied at time of entry. No liability is assumed for any notification that is lost, intercepted, or not received for any reason. The potential winner will be required to complete and return a declaration of eligibility and liability/publicity release within five (5) days of notification. The potential winner also will need to provide copies of a valid driver’s license or state issued identification card. The potential winner will forfeit the prize, and an alternate potential winner will be selected in his/her place if The Perfect Purée is unable to contact the potential winner within five (5) days of the first attempt to contact him/her, or if the potential winner fails to complete and return the declaration/release, with the required copies of his/her driver’s license or state issued identification card, within the specified time period. The Perfect Purée reserves the right to disqualify any contestant who does not meet the eligibility requirements and to re-award the prize to an eligible contestant. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries.

  7. Prize:

    • 7.1 A Flavor Artist of the month will be selected for each calendar month of the Contest Period. Each Flavor Artist of the month will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and, subject to limitations contained herein, will also be featured on the microsite http://chilledmagazine.com/perfectpuree and in the Winter/January 2014 issue of Chilled Magazine.

    • 7.2 Chilled Magazine is published by a third party that has agreed to include each Flavor Artist of the month on its microsite and in its Winter/January 2014 issue. The Perfect Purée does not guarantee, warrant, or support the Chilled Magazine's products, services, or operations. The Perfect Purée disclaims all liability for the Chilled Magazine's failure to properly maintain its microsite, properly feature the Flavor Artists of the month on its microsite, publish its Winter/January 2014 issue of Chilled Magazine, or properly feature the Flavor Artists of the month in such issue.

  8. Winner Liability for Taxes: Winners will be responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes, and other costs, associated with the receipt and use of the prize, and before being named a winner will have to supply a valid social security number for tax reporting purposes. Winners should consult with an accountant, as the tax liability may be substantial.

  9. General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, The Perfect Purée may, in its sole discretion, suspend, modify, and/or cancel the Contest. The Perfect Purée reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person it finds to have tampered with the entry process or to have acted in violation of these Official Rules or in a disruptive manner. The Perfect Purée’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event that a Video entry is confirmed to have been erroneously lost or destroyed, Your sole remedy shall be another Video entry into the Contest. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be stricken and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.

  10. Sponsor and Others Released from All Liability: Except as prohibited by law, by participating, You agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless The Perfect Purée, the parent, subsidiaries and affiliates of The Perfect Purée, any advertising or promotion company involved in the Contest, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, managers, members, and agents, from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or the receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) late, lost, misdirected, delayed, inaccurate, illegible, garbled, stolen or incomplete entries, or entries not received for any reason, or for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect delay in operations, or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; (c) technical, network, telephonic, electronic, hardware, or software errors or malfunctions of any kind; (d) inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by The Perfect Purée on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; (e) any other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest; or (f) any loss, injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in the Contest or the receipt or use of the prize. You waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including but not limited to punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

  11. Disputes: You agree that any dispute arising out of the Contest shall be resolved in the state or federal courts of California. The laws of the State of California, without regard to any conflict of law rules, shall apply. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, BY PARTICIPATING, YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT: (A) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B) ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THE CONTEST, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEY’S FEES; AND (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL YOU BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

  12. Privacy: Any information You submit to the Contest Page is subject to The Perfect Purée’s privacy policy posted at http://www.perfectpuree.com/catalog/privacy.php.

  13. Severability: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect

  14. Identification of Contest Winners: The name of the winners will be posted on the Contest Page. If You would like to receive a list of winners by postage mail, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley, LLC, 2700 Napa Valley Corporate Dr., Suite L, Napa, CA 94558.

  15. Promotion void where and to the extent prohibited by law.

  16. Sponsor: The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley, LLC, 2700 Napa Valley Corporate Dr., Suite L, Napa, CA 94558.

  17. Questions: If You have any questions, please contact The Perfect Purée using the contact information provided at http://www.perfectpuree.com/index.php/contact-us.html.

 

How to Win

  • Upload your video and complete the contest entry form below.

  • For each calendar month of the contest period, The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley’s panel of judges will select a Perfect Artist of the month based on its judgment of the best video entry for that month. Any eligible video entries that are not selected as the best video for a given month will be included in the pool of eligible videos to be judged by the panel as the best video in each following month.

  • Winning and non-winning videos, as selected by The Perfect Purée, will be displayed on the contest page.

Eligibility

  • You must be a legal resident of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia and be at least 21 years of age or older on the date of entry.

  • You must be a foodservice trade professional (which includes chefs or bartenders) who works for a restaurant, bar, or other establishment that is an existing customer of The Perfect Purée, and you must have received permission from the establishment (a) to use its products in your video, and (b) to feature or include in the video any reference to the establishment, including its image, name, logo, trademark, or any other proprietary classification.

  • You must read and agree to the Official Rules before entering or participating in this Contest.

Contest Period

April 1, 2013 @ 9:00 a.m. Pacific time to October 31, 2013 @ 11:59 p.m. Pacific time

Official Rules

See the Official Rules for complete details.

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  • Strawberry
  • Passion Fruit
  • Coconut
  • Banana
  • Lychee
  • Meyer Lemon
  • Prickly Pear
  • Red Raspberry
  • Apricot
  • Pink Guava
  • Tamarind
  • Orange
  • Blackberry
  • Green Apple
  • Blueberry
  • Key Lime
  • Cherry
  • Pear
  • Mango
  • Black Currant
  • Pomegranate
  • Papaya
  • Blood Orange
  • White Peach
  • Roasted Red Pepper
  • Kiwi