Crave Competition Fan Favorite Canidates

The Fan Favorite voting is now closed and the votes are being counted. The Fan Favorite winner and the 2023 Grand Prize winner will be awarded at ANC on Tuesday, July 11 at 12:30 PM MT. The Fan Favorite winner will receive a $100 gift card, a J.T.M. swag bag, and their recipe will be featured in our 2023 Crave Collection Cookbook. Winners do not need to be present to win.

Twisted Cheesy Potatoes

Hartford School District, Connecticut

This made-to-order masterpiece features twisty potatoes topped with seasoned ground beef and smothered in queso blanco sauce. Great topped with fresh pico de gallo and green onions.

Cheesy Chicken Mac

Seneca R-7 School District, Missouri

An easy, cheesy, crowd-pleasing pasta dish that combines creamy mac & cheese with chicken, taco seasoning, and mild salsa. This flavor-packed recipe takes mac & cheese day to a whole new level.

Chicken Carbonara

Sabine Independent School District, Texas

Take their taste buds on a trip to Italy with this fun take on chicken carbonara. It’s made with penne pasta tossed with alfredo sauce, chopped turkey bacon, chicken, Parmesan and seasonings then baked to perfection. Great served with peas.

Chicken Chili with Cheese Sauce

The School District to Palm Beach County, Florida

This savory, cheesy chicken chili comes together in a snap. Made with a combination of queso blanco sauce, chicken, corn, beans, seasonings and stock, this one-pot dish is simply irresistible. Great served with tortilla chips, corn chips, or corn bread.

Breakfast Waffle Tacos

Norristown Area School District, Pennsylvania

The ultimate brunch-for-lunch entrée, these tacos are made with a sweet waffle flatbread filled with a savory blend of scrambled eggs, cheese, potatoes, and crumbled turkey sausage.

Crispy Pork and Kimchi Sandwich

Jurupa Unified School District, California

Infuse some flavor into your sandwich line with this creative twist on the classic banh mi sandwich.  It’s made with a crispy, breaded pork patty topped with kimchi and Thai chili mayo on a whole grain rich bun. 

Junk Yard Dog

Troup County School District, Georgia

Bring the flavors of summertime to the cafeteria with this fun recipe mash-up. The JYD features a hot dog topped with ooey gooey mac & cheese and crumbled bacon. Great served with a fresh slaw salad. 

Korean Noodle Bowl

Portland Public Schools, Oregon

Bursting with flavor and color, this bowl features roasted veggies, meatballs and yakisoba noodles tossed in Korean BBQ sauce. Easy to customize. Sub out the meatballs for a different protein or serve without for a great meatless meal.

Sweet ‘n Spicy Chicken Wrap

Boone County School District, Kentucky

Flavor and freshness meet in this sweet and spicy wrap. This wrap is served chilled and features a creamy queso verdé chicken, spinach, diced jalapeños, and dried cherries.

Western Nachos

Sabine Independent School District, Texas

This restaurant-worthy recipe is made with crispy nacho chips smothered with queso blanco sauce and topped with pulled pork and BBQ sauce. Serve with a fresh garden salad.

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