We are excited to announce this year’s Top Three Finalists and the winner of the Fan Favorite vote. These four recipes will be move on to the final round of the competition.

View the 2024 Finalists & Fan Favorite 

View the Top 20 Recipes 

Reminders:

  • The Top Three Recipes and the Fan Favorite will be showcased at J.T.M. booth #1711 at ANC in Boston.
  • Online voting for the Grand Prize winner will start on Friday, July 12th at 8:00 a.m. ET and will close on Monday, July 15th at 5:00 P.M. ET. 
  • Be sure to follow us on social media for voting reminders and contest updates. 
  • If you are attending ANC, you can sample the recipes and vote at the J.T.M. booth #1711 on Monday, July 15th. 
  • The grand prize winner will be announced at the booth on Tuesday, July 16th at 1:00 p.m. ET. 
  • Make sure to stop by and see us at ANC to pick up your copy of the 2024 Crave Collection.

2024 Crave Contest Overview & Rules:

  We’re looking for your school’s favorite recipe that utilizes a J.T.M. product or products. Simply submit your most crave-able breakfast or lunch recipe through the online form no later than March 1, 2024. 

  • The recipe must have been served or tested with students prior to entering it into the contest.
  • Your submission must include the name and item # of the J.T.M. product/s being used in the recipe.
  • You may only submit one recipe per school, but more than one recipe can be submitted from a school district. 
  • The recipe submission must include the ingredient list, preparation instructions, meal components, and a photo of the finished recipe. 

  J.T.M.’s Culinary and Marketing teams will review all the recipe submissions based on the criteria outlined below to determine the Top 20 and Top 10 recipes. The Top 20 will be featured in the 2024 K-12 Crave Collection Cookbook. The Top 10 will move on to the online Fan Favorite voting round. The recipe with the most online votes will be named the 2024 Fan Favorite, win a $100 Amazon Gift Card, and be invited to attend our special Crave events at ANC. 

Recipes will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Crave-ability (10 points)
  • Uniqueness/Creativity (10 points)
  • Ease of prep and service (5 points)
  • Visual appeal (5 points)
  • Nutritional profile (5 points)
  • Use of veggies and/or fruits (5 points)

In April, the Top 6 recipes will be will judged by a panel of students. Their feedback will help to determine our Top 3 finalists. The Top 3 recipes and Fan Favorite will be featured at our booth at ANC, and the finalists will be invited to attend our special Crave events. The Grand Prize winner will be announced on Tuesday, July 16 at 1:00 ET at J.T.M. booth #1711. 

  The Top three recipes and the Fan Favorite will move on to the final round of competition fo a chance to win the Grand Prize scholarship to attend the 2025 ANC in San Antonio. Starting on Friday, July 12th at 8:00 a.m. ET you can vote online for your favorite recipe. Online voting will close on Monday, July 15th at 5:00 p.m. ET. If you are attending ANC, you can sample the recipes and vote on your favorite at J.T.M. Booth #1711. We will be contacting those who are chosen to be featured in the 2024 K-12 Crave Crave Collection Cookbook prior to ANC.  

Download the 2023 Crave Collection

Download the 2022 Crave Collection