2024 Fan Favorite Candidates

The Fan Favorite voting is now closed. Any votes submitted after 5:00 PM ET on May 10, 2024 will not count towards the final tally. Stay Tuned! We will announce the Fan Favorite winner no later than May 15, 2024. 

The winner of the Fan Favorite recipe will be announced by May 15th and they will be honored at this year’s ANC in Boston, along with this year’s Top 3 finalists. The awards ceremony will be on Tuesday, July 16 at 12:30 PM ET at J.T.M. Booth #1711.  The Fan Favorite winner will receive a $100 gift card, a J.T.M. swag bag, and their recipe will be featured in our 2024 Crave Collection. 

Beef Pot Roast Bites

Floyd County School District, Indiana

A creative twist on a comforting classic, this dish features beef meatballs, roasted potatoes, carrots, and onions smothered in a rich, creamy gravy.

Products:  5035 Beef Meatballs

Beef Pot Roast Bites

Burrito Bowl

Gooding School District, Idaho

Bright, fresh and full of flavor, this burrito bowl features steamed rice topped with irresistible queso blanco sauce, carnitas, pinto beans and pico de gallo. 

Products:  5718 Queso Blanco Sauce

Burrito Bowl

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana

Take their taste buds on a trip to the Bayou with this fun pasta dish featuring penne pasta, cajun-dusted chicken, sautéed peppers, green onions, and tomatoes all tossed in a creamy Alfredo sauce. 

Products: 5722 Alfredo Sauce

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Fajita Fiesta Veggie Pizza

Lebanon City School District, Ohio

This pizza is exploding with flavor. It features a traditional-style crust topped with three cheese sauce,  plant-based taco filling, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and melted mozzarella cheese.

Products: 5730 Three Cheese Sauce  •  5248CE PlantBorn Taco Filling

Fajita Fiesta Veggie Pizza

Korean BBQ Beef Tacos

Troup County School District, Georgia

Bring the flavors of a food truck straight to your cafeteria with this fun, fusion recipe featuring tender, sliced beef tossed in Korean BBQ sauce, served on two tortillas and topped with a refreshing cilantro lime slaw. 

Products: 5891 Seasoned, Sliced Beef Steak  •  73400 Korean BBQ Sauce

Korean BBQ Tacos

Mac & Cheese Chicken Tikka Masala

West New York School District, New Jersey

Comfort food reimagined, this unique dish combines creamy mac & cheese with the warm, aromatic flavors of chicken tikka masala. 

Products: 5776 Reduced Sodium Mac & Cheese

Mac and Cheese Chicken Tikka Masala

Mexi Tots 

Lamar County School District, Georgia

Layers of flavor make up this delicious casserole featuring zesty taco filling, queso blanco sauce, beans, and a crispy tater tot topping. Great as is or serve with a variety of toppings like pico de gallo, sliced jalapeños, and sour cream. 

Products: 5267 Beef Taco Filling  •  5742 Reduced Sodium Queso Blanco Sauce

Mexi Tots

Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Escondido Union School District, California

These delicious personal-sized pot pies are stuffed with a savory blend of shredded chicken, mixed veggies, and queso blanco sauce.

Products: 5718 Queso Blanco Sauce

Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Queso Tomato Soup Dip with Grilled Cheese Dippers

Jurupa Unified School District, California

A fun twist on a comforting favorite, this delicious dip combines creamy tomato soup with queso blanco sauce.  Serve with grilled cheese triangles for dipping.

Products: 5113 Tomato Soup  •  5718 Queso Blanco Sauce

Queso Tomato Soup Dip

Ultimate Breakfast Pizza

North Crawford School District, Wisconsin

Breakfast or lunch, this restaurant-worthy pizza is sure to hit the spot. It features cheddar cheese sauce topped with a blend of scrambled eggs, shredded hash browns, turkey sausage and melty mozzarella.

Products: 5705 Cheddar Cheese Sauce  •  5164 Country Breakfast Scramble

Ultimate Breakfast Pizza

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