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Virtual Cook-Off 2024

Dietitians have a profound love of food and so do we!

That's why  this year Dietitians of Canada (DC) is hosting a Virtual Cook-Off during Nutrition Month 2024. The Cook-Off will be hosted on Instagram and we invite all Registered Dietitians to participate.


How to enter: 

  1. On Instagram, share a recipe video of you creating an easy, delicious and healthy treat by Mar 20, 2024.

  2. When posting on your Instagram account, tag @dietitianscan as a co-creator. 

  3. Include #NutritionMonth2024 and #WeAreDietitians in the caption or comments. 

  4. Five participants will be shortlisted by DC based on the evaluation criteria below. The final winner will be selected based on public voting. The voting will be held on an open access link and promoted on DC’s socials and to DC’s email database. 

  5. The winner of the DC Virtual Cook-Off will be contacted by April 5, 2024 and will receive 1 x complimentary registration to ICND 2024!

How the winner is selected:

  1. DC will shortlist 5 videos based on the recipe and video criteria below.

  2. DC Members will vote on the top video through a member email blast. Voting will be open from March 24 to 30, 2024. 

  3. The winner will be announced and reached out to via Instagram on Mar 31, 2024.

Recipe and video criteria:

  • Creativity and Presentation:

    • How creatively is the recipe presented?

    • Does the participant engage viewers with interesting visuals or storytelling?

  • Clarity of Instructions:

    • Are the cooking instructions clear and easy to follow?

    • Does the participant explain the steps thoroughly for viewers to replicate?

  • Nutritional Value:

    • Does the recipe promote a balanced and healthy diet?

    • Are there nutritional benefits highlighted during the video?

  • Audience Engagement:

    • How well does the participant engage with their audience?

    • Are they responding to comments and questions from viewers?

  • Overall Presentation Quality:

    • Consider the overall production quality, including video and audio.

    • Is the video well-edited and visually appealing?

  • Authenticity:

    • Does the participant seem genuine and passionate about the recipe they are sharing?

    • Are they authentic in their communication and cooking style?

Terms and Conditions
  • The promoter of this competition is Dietitians of Canada (DC)
  • This competition is open to every Registered Dietitian / Diététiste professionel(le). 
  • There is no entry fee or purchase necessary to enter this competition.
  • By entering this competition you are agreeing to these terms and conditions and give DC permission to use the video and photo of your Virtual Cook Off in all promotional activity shared by DC.
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted. Any further entries will be discounted.
  • The closing date for entries is March 29, 2024. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
  • The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  • No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason. Entries can only be accepted via posting on owned Instagram and adding DC as a collaborator.
  • The winning participant will be notified via Instagram by April 5, 2024 and will be contacted in order to arrange delivery of the prize.
  • The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  • The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You are providing your information to DC and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with our privacy policy.
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