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Enter here for a chance to win a trip to Montreal

to attend the Appetizers and Cocktails Event at Café RICARDO, on May 30, 2017.

Contest Rules and Regulations

CBC’s Appetizers and Cocktails at Café RICARDO ("Contest")

From March 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EDT to April 16, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT 
("Contest Period")

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ("CBC") 
and Dare Foods (CR__Sponsor")


No purchase required.

To enter the Contest, watch The Goods on CBC during the Contest Period, write down the clue and fill out the entry form by filling out the required information, and clicking the "submit" button.

You may triple your chances of winning by submitting an appetizer recipe of your choice ("Your Content"). Your Content should have only 3 to 4 ingredients (not including salt and pepper) and must include a Boulangerie Grissol Melba Toast product. You must submit Your Content (in .doc or .pdf format) following the uploading instructions provided on the Contest website. Your Content could be the object of a publication but does not necessary imply to have won the prize.

To be valid, all entries must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on April 16, 2017.

Limit of one entry plus two bonus entries per day per person during the Contest Period. If you attempt or are suspected of attempting to enter more than once a day, or use robotic, automatic, programmed or any entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will void your entries.

Your Content Submission: Your Content will be subject to Your Content Submission Guidelines under the cbc.ca Terms of Use available at http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/submissions.html.

Any content deemed by CBC to be inappropriate or not suitable for its audience will be disqualified at the sole discretion of CBC.

Your Content will become the property of CBC and will not be returned to you. You declare that Your Content is legal, particularly with regard to compliance with copyright, rights to image, reputation and privacy, the Criminal Code and any other legislation applicable in such matters. You also declare that you hold the rights to Your Content and have consent from any people appearing in Your Content (including parental consent for minors) and all authorizations required to grant the license specified hereafter to CBC. You agree to comply with standards of proper conduct in Your Content, as specified in the Submission Guidelines available on the cbc.ca site. CBC reserves the right to decide whether to use Your Content, at its sole discretion.

By submitting Your Content, you grant CBC a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to publish, reproduce and distribute Your Content in all media, on all digital platforms and by any other means of communication controlled or authorized by the CBC, with or without attribution. You waive all moral rights to Your Content and authorize CBC to use your name, picture and voice, where applicable, in conjunction with the use of Your Content. Collective agreement provisions may apply.


Contest is open to all Canadian residents who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence.

Employees of CBC/Radio-Canada, the Sponsor, Ricardo Media and their affiliates, as well as such employees’ immediate family (father/mother, brother/sister, son/daughter) or persons living under the same roof are not eligible to enter this Contest.


A random draw will be conducted on April 18, 2017, at 10 a.m. (EDT) in Toronto from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The first one (1) randomly selected contestant shall be declared the grand prize winner of the contest, subject to fulfillment of all the conditions described in these rules. Furthermore, ten (10) randomly selected contestants will be declared winners of the secondary prize subject to fulfillment of all the conditions described in these rules.

The winners will be contacted by telephone or email with five (5) days following the draw and should claim their prize as instructed by CBC by no later than five (5) days after the date they are initially contacted.

If the winner cannot be reached within five (5) days of the first attempt to contact them, or the winner incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, declines the prize, or fails to return the required eligibility statement and release form, the prize shall be forfeited and CBC has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner.


4.1 Grand Prize (1)

  • The Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) trip for two (2) to attend the tasting event at Ricardo Café on Tuesday May 30, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., in Saint-Lambert, Quebec. Including:
    • 2 return economy airfares from the Canadian airport closest to the winner’s residence to Montreal’s Pierre-Elliott Trudeau airport; OR 2 round-trip economy fares by train if the winner lives in the Quebec or Ottawa areas. The type of transportation is at the sole discretion of CBC.
    • Accommodation for 2 nights at ALT Hotel Montreal or a hotel of equivalent value.
    • $500 in spending money.
    • The winner will receive a VIP invitation to an exclusive tasting event at Café RICARDO on May 30, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The winner may be accompanied to the event by 1 person aged 18 or older.
    • The tasting event includes the following:
      • Appetizers and wine
      • Cooking Tips and tricks
      • Attendance of Ricardo Larrivée and Isabelle Deschamps Plante
      • Gift bag
    • Each winner must be available to attend the cocktail event. If the winner is not available on this date, the prize shall be forfeited without compensation and a new draw may be held.
    • Moreover, if the winner cannot be accompanied by one (1) guest, no form of compensation shall be offered for the missing guest.
    • The prize includes only what is specifically described and no other allowance will be granted. The winner and his/her travel companion will have to pay all other expenses including, but not limited to:
      • meals and beverages;
      • all transportation costs not mentioned above;
      • Insurance (including, but not limited to, travel insurance, medical insurance and trip cancelation insurance);
      • gratuities, tips, taxes of any kind;
      • Excess baggage fees
      • personal expenses
      • Room upgrade
      • In-room movies

The winner and his/her travel companion, are responsible for obtaining a valid passport if applicable and/or other required travel documentation at their own expense. If the winner and his/her travel companion are unable to travel because they lack proper documentation, the prize will be forfeited without compensation, and a new draw may be held. Winner may be required by hotel to provide a valid credit card to cover incidental expenses.

The winner must be available to travel on the dates mentioned in the prize description. If the winner is unable to travel on the designated dates, the prize will be forfeited without compensation and a new draw may be held.

The total approximate value of the grand prize is between $1,150 and $3,000 depending on the winner’s residence and the type of transportation selected at the sole discretion of CBC. No compensation will be granted if the total amount is less than $3,000.

4.2 Secondary Prizes (10)

Ten (10) secondary prize winners will each receive one (1) $100 gift card to spend on Ricardo’s online boutique.

The prize includes only what is specifically described and no other allowance will be granted.

The total approximate value of all the secondary prizes is $1,000.

The total approximate value of all prizes is between $2,150 and $4,000 depending on the winner’s residence and the type of transportation selected at the sole discretion of CBC. No compensation will be granted if the total amount is less than $3,000.


5.1. To be declared a winner, the selected contestant must first correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question.

5.2. Each winner shall sign a release declaring their eligibility as stipulated in Section 2 of these Rules; agreeing that their name, image and/or voice may be used for advertising purposes related to this Contest free of charge; and releasing CBC, Sponsor, Ricardo Media, their affiliates, as well as their respective directors, officers and employees (the "Contest Parties") from all liability for any damage or loss arising from participation in this Contest or from the awarding, acceptance or use of the prize.

Anyone accompanying the winner in connection with the grand prize shall sign a release agreeing that their name, image and/or voice may be used for advertising purposes related to this Contest free of charge, and releasing the Contest Parties from all liability for any damage or loss arising from use of the prize.

5.3. The prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged or refunded for an amount of money, sold or transferred. No substitutions will be allowed. Any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited.

5.4. If the prize cannot be awarded as described in these Rules, CBC and Sponsor reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable value, as determined in their sole discretion.

5.5. Refusal to accept the prize releases the Contest Parties from any obligation toward the winner.

5.6. If a contestant makes any false statement, (s)he will be automatically disqualified from the Contest.

5.7. The Contest Parties assume no liability for any loss, damage or injury, including without limitation: (i) lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, misdirected, late, destroyed, illegible or incomplete entries; (ii) loss, theft or damage to software or computer or telephone data, including any breach of privacy; (iii) fraudulent calls; (iv) inability of any person to participate in the Contest for any reason including mistaken addresses on mail or e-mail; technical, computer or telephone malfunctions or other problems with computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, or software; congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination of the foregoing; (v) damage to any person’s computer, including as a result of playing or downloading any material relating to the Contest; (vi) any delay or inability to act resulting from an event or situation beyond their control, including a strike, lockout or other labour dispute at their location or the locations of the organizations and businesses whose services are used to administer this Contest; or (vii) prizes that are lost, damaged or misdirected during shipping.

5.8. Contestants found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, including but not limited to acting in violation of these Rules, attempting to participate in the Contest more than the maximum number of times allowed, to be acting with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of this Contest, as determined by CBC, will be disqualified. The discovery of any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Contest will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and the disqualification of the contestant utilizing the same in CBC's sole and absolute discretion.

5.9. When the Contest Rules allow entry via Facebook, Twitter or any other social network, the terms of use of these social networks apply and the social network, as well as its directors and officers, assume no liability whatsoever in connection with the Contest.

5.10. CBC reserves the right to cancel or suspend this Contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond their reasonable control corrupt the security or proper administration of the Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, CBC reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

5.11. All personal information, such as name and contact information, is collected by CBC solely for the purposes of administering this Contest and shall not be used for any other purpose without your express consent. By providing this information, you consent to it being used for the stated purposes. Please see CBC’s privacy policy at http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/privacy.html.

5.12. If the identity of a contestant is disputed, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry will be deemed to be the contestant. The individual assigned to the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address is considered the authorized account holder. A selected contestant may be required to provide proof that (s)he is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the selected entry. All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified by reverse domain name search. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of receipt of a valid entry in this Contest will be the Contest server.

5.13. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. All entries that are incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, have been submitted through illicit means, using any robotic, automatic programmed method that artificially increases the odds of winning or do not conform to or satisfy any condition of the rules may be disqualified by the CBC. CBC is not responsible for any errors or omissions in printing or advertising this Contest.

5.14. CBC reserves the right to amend the Contest Rules or to terminate the Contest at any time without any liability to any contestant. Any amendments to these Contest rules will be posted on the Website.

5.15. By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest Rules and the decisions of CBC and/or Sponsor which decisions are final and binding on all contestants.

5.16. Contest rules are available on the Website.

5.17. If you have any accessibility requirements or special needs, please contact the contest coordinator, as noted below.

February 3, 2017

Lauren Harrison

Associate Marketing Manager, CBC Content Marketing

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation