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CBC Win a Gourmet Dinner Contest

On Thursday, April 5, 2012 we will have a random draw for a gourmet dinner, prepared in your very own home! Find out how you can enter and qualify to be included in the draw.


CBC Win a Gourmet Dinner Contest ("Contest")

from March 21, 2012 to 9:00 am EST on April 5, 2012("Contest Period")

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ("CBC")
and Atmosphere Fine Foods (the "Sponsor")


No purchase required. To enter the Contest, during the Contest Period email The Bridge at telling us 'why you want to win the prize' including your name, address, email address, work, home and cell phone numbers.  

To be valid, all email entries must be received by 9:00 am EST on Thursday, April 5, 2012.

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

Entries become the property of CBC and will not be returned to you.


Contest is open to residents of Windsor & Essex County, Chatham-Kent and Sarnia who have reached the age of majority at the time of entering the Contest.  Employees of CBC, the Sponsor 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.


On Thursday, April 5, 2012, a random draw for the gourmet dinner will be conducted on the CBC Radio Afternoon show The Bridge from among all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The first selected contestant to correctly answer the mandatory mathematical skill-testing question shall be declared the winner, subject to meeting all the conditions described in these rules.

Winner will be contacted by telephone and by e-mail during the week following the draw and should claim their prize as instructed by CBC by no later than three days after the date they are initially contacted. If the winner cannot be reached within three days following the first attempt of contact, incorrectly answers the mathematical skill-testing question, declines the prize, or fails to return the required release form, the prize shall be forfeited and CBC has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner.


The winner will receive a gourmet dinner ("Gourmet Dinner") for six people on Saturday, April 14, 2012, prepared in the winner's home by the Sponsor.  The Gourmet Dinner will include

-      Appetizer, main course and dessert for a party of six

-      The Sponsor will bring all ingredients and equipment necessary to prepare the meal

-      Winner's dishes and cutlery will be used for the Gourmet Dinner

-      The Sponsor will arrive at winner's home at 4:00 pm and prepare the Gourmet Dinner for 6:00 pm.  The Sponsor will leave once meal is prepared for the winner and guests to enjoy.

-      A few days before preparing the Gourmet Dinner, the Sponsor will visit winner's home at a date and time to be mutually agreed upon between the winner and the Sponsor, in order to assess cooking requirements and go over details of the evening.

-      Winner agrees to allow the Sponsor to use their appliances to prepare the meal.

-      The Sponsor will clean up after they cook the meal and leave.

-      Alcoholic beverages are not included in this prize.

The winner must be available to hold the Gourmet Dinner on Saturday, April 14, 2012.  If the winner is unable to hold it on this designated date, the prize will be forfeited without compensation and a new draw will be held. The date the Gourmet Dinner is held may be subject to change.

The total approximate retail value of the prize is $350.00.


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

5.2. The 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, the Sponsor, 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.

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 the 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.  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.

5.9.  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

5.10.  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.

5.11.  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.

5.12.  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

5.13.  By entering, you agree to abide by the Contest rules and the decisions of CBC, which decisions are final and binding on all contestants.

5.14.  Contest rules are available on www.

March 6, 2012

Denise Kristof