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Welcome to our autumn celebration in honor of all things squash and pumpkin! Zehnder’s invites all home cooks, aspiring amateur chefs and TV Network “Foodies” to enter into our day long, three-event cooking competition. Squashtoberfest is also open to the public for viewing between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. – FREE admission!

So what exactly qualifies as a squash or pumpkin?

Any member of the gourd family qualifies. This includes summer varieties with thin skins and edible seeds like zucchini and yellow crookneck squash plus winter squash varieties with hard skins and hard shell seeds. Included in the winter category is butternut, hubbard, buttercup, spaghetti, patty pan, to name just a few.

Prizes:
1st Place in each category receives:
• $200
• 40 Lbs. of Pioneer Sugar®
• 4 Tickets to Zehnder’s Christmas Dinner Show (value of $192)

2nd Place in each category receives:
• $100
• 20 Lbs. of Pioneer Sugar®
• Dinner for 4 at Zehnder’s

3rd Place in each category receives:
• $50 Gift card
• 10 Lbs. of Pioneer Sugar®
• Dinner for 2 at Zehnder’s

You may enter one, two or all three of these events. Sorry, this contest is not open to professional chefs, cooks or bakers.

Zehnder’s Squashtoberfest is co-sponsored by Pioneer Sugar®, WSGW Newsradio 790 and Tomac Pumpkin Patch. All entries must be received by October 1, 2017. Click here to download a brochure with more information, rules and judging criteria. Call (800) 863-7999, ext. 450 to register.

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