Terms & Conditions

Sunday, 1 January, 2017

Full terms & conditions for entry and participation in the Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF'S HAT AWARD competition.

Nestlé – TRADE PROMOTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Schedule to Conditions of Entry

Promotion Name

Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD (“The Promotion”)

Promoter

The Promoter is Nestlé Australia Ltd. ABN 77 000 011 316 trading as Nestlé Professional of 1 Homebush Bay Drive, Rhodes NSW 2138.

Website

enter.nestle-goldenchefs.com.au

nestle-goldenchefs.com.au

Promotional Period

The Promotion opens at 9:00am AEDT on 6 March 2017 and closes at 11:59pm AEST on 30 September 2017.

Registration Period

Registrations open at 9:00am AEDT on 6 March 2017 and close at 11:59pm AEST on 12 May 2017.

Regional & Metro Cook-offs

Regional & Metro Cook-offs occur between 1 June 2017 and 30 July 2017.  Exact time, date and location of Regional & Metro Cook-offs will be communicated by the Promoter to the participants separately.

National Final Cook-off

National Final Cook-off occur 11 September 2017 and 12 September 2017. However, attendance is required in Sydney from 10 - 14 September 2017 in Sydney NSW.

Entry Restrictions

An entrant must:

-       Be a resident of Australia (i.e. residing in Australia as an Australian citizen or a holder of a valid visa during the active competition period and at time of major prize fulfilment (see clause 12 below for further details on major prize);

-       Not have a birth date before 30 September 1992 (i.e. be aged from 16 and under 25 years old on the 30.09.2017 (the active competition period)). Entrants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian to all events;

-       Be within the culinary profession (i.e. chef, cook, apprentice or culinary student etc);

-       Be available to attend the Regional or Metro Cook-off and National Final Cook-off on the dates outlined above if invited;

-       Have completed the registration form; and

-       Have the consent of their employer and team mate prior to submitting their details as part of the promotion.

Entry Method 

 

 

To enter the Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD competition, entrants must during the Registration Period:

1.     Form a team of 2 individuals. Both individuals must meet the Entry Restrictions;

2.     Nominate one (1) team leader and one (1) team assistant (“Team”);

3.     Go to the Website and register or complete the PDF registration form and send it by email to [email protected];

4.     All eligible registered entrants will be invited to attend a regional or metro cook off (“Regional & Metro Cook-off”);

5.     At the Regional & Metro Cook-offs, the Promoter will judge the entrants performance in accordance with the Judging Details to determine up to 10 finalists (“Finalists”);

6.     The Finalists will be required to attend the National Final Cook-off. At the National Cook-off the Promoter will judge all entries in accordance with Judging Details to determine one (1) Minor Prize Winer and one (1) Major Prize Winner.

Maximum entries permitted

Maximum of one (1) entry per team member is permitted.

Regional & Metro Cook-offs & National Final Cook-off

The competition will involve Teams from the following 10 Regions:

1.  New South Wales Metro;

2.  New South Wales Regional (depending on numbers, cook-offs for this region may be held in Tamworth, Newcastle and Bega on different days);

3.  Victoria;

4.  Tasmania;

5.  Australian Capital Territory;

6.  Queensland Metro (includes all towns south of McKay);

7.  Queensland Regional (includes Mackay & all towns north of it);

8.  South Australia;

9.  Northern Territory; and

10.   Western Australia.

Note: If participation rates are low in any region, the Promoter reserves the right to require Teams to travel to a neighbouring region to participate in a Regional or Metro Cook-off.  Should this occur, the Promoter will provide reasonable travel and accommodation expenses.

Regions with more than 16 teams will have a 2 day cook off, with a Teams participation to take place in either day 1 of the regional cook- off or day 2 of the regional cook off.

Judging Details

All eligible Entrants will be invited to attend the Regional & Metro Cook-off so long as they have completed the registration process before the end of the Registration Period.

The names of the team members competing in each Region will also appear on the website http://www.nestle-goldenchefs.com.au/ on or before Tuesday 31 May 2017.

To determine Finalists:

-       The Judging Committee will judge the Teams participation at the Regional & Metro Cook-offs. Teams will be judged in accordance with the Worldchefs, Australian Culinary Federation and Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD Judging Guidelines, which can be found at: https://www.nestleprofessional.com.au/golden-chefs/judging-guidelines

-       Up to 10 Finalist teams will be determined who will be invited to participate in the National Final Cook-off.

To determine a Major Prize Winner:

-       The judging committee will judge all Finalists in accordance with the Worldchefs, Australian Culinary Federation and Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD, which can be found at: https://www.nestleprofessional.com.au/golden-chefs/judging-guidelines

-       The Team that is judged to be the best (the Team that has the most points) in the National Cook-off will be awarded the major prize.

To determine a Minor Prize Winner:

-       The judging committee will also judge which Finalist has demonstrated the most creative use of Nestlé products for entrée, main or dessert course presentations to determine a Minor Prize Winner.

All decisions throughout the Promotional Period are at the Judging Committee discretion, they are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Prize

 

Type

No. Available

Details

Value

 

Major Prize

1

The Major Prize is an International culinary experience in Vietnam which will consist of the following package:

-       Two return economy flights from the Teams nearest capital city to Vietnam;

-       Return transfers between the airport and their accommodation in Vietnam;  

-       Two opportunities to gain a culinary experience in Vietnam;

-       AUD $1,000 spending money.

Up to AUD $15,000 ($7,500 per team member)

Minor Prize

 

1

The minor prize will consist of a Furi Pro 9pc Wood Knife Block Set valued at $599 recommended retail price for each team member (i.e. total value of the secondary prize is up to $1,198 RRP).

 

$1,198 RRP

 

 

Value of Prize Pool

Up to AUD $16,198.00

Conditions of prize

As per conditions of entry. Prizes are not transferable & cannot be converted to cash.

The Promoter will determine the exact details of the major prize, including but not limited to the dates that prize fulfilment is to occur and the exact location of the culinary experience.

Flights and accommodation are subject to availability at time of booking. Additional spending money, meals, taxes, valid passports, visas, transport to & from departure point additional transfers, insurance & all other ancillary costs not specifically stated in the Schedule to Conditions of Entry are the responsibility of the winners. It is a condition of accepting the prize that all components of the prize be taken during the trip and all persons taking the trip depart from & return to the winner's nearest capital city at the same time unless otherwise agreed by the Promoter & that all persons taking the trip sign a waiver of liability & an indemnity in the form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion. Should the winner be under the age of 18 they must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian on the trip.

Major Prize winners will be accompanied by a representative of the Promoter during prize winner fulfilment.

The Promoter will provide accommodation, meals and reasonable travel costs associated with participating in the National Cook-off. Any additional costs (for example travel insurance) are the individual responsibility of each selected Team member.

Notification

Regional & Metro Cook-offs - Teams competing in the Regional & Metro Cook-offs will be notified prior to the 31 May 2017 via email and/or text message.

National Finalists - The winning team from the Regional & Metro Cook-offs will be notified by 31 July 2017 either in person or via email.

Major Prize Winners - will be notified in person at the Awards Night held on the 13 September 2017.

Prize Winner Publication Details

Regional or Metro Cook-offs - The names of the Team members competing in each Region will appear on the website http://www.nestle-goldenchefs.com.au/ on or before 31 May 2017. 

National Finalists - The names and workplaces of the team members competing in National Final will appear on the website http://www.nestle-goldenchefs.com.au/ on or before 18 August 2017. 

Prize Winners - The names, ages and workplaces of the Minor and Major Prize Winners will appear on the website http://www.nestle-goldenchefs.com.au/ on or before 30 September 2017.  Please also see clause 24 of the Conditions of Entry.

Special Conditions

Entrants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian to all events.

All entries and supporting materials become the property of the Promoter and will not be returned. Entrants are encouraged to send copies of any relevant supporting materials, rather than originals.

By entering the competition, entrants acknowledge they may be asked to participate in publicity and promotion of the Nestlé GOLDEN CHEF’S HAT AWARD as required by the Promoter. The Promoter may request their support in the form of comments for press releases, social media, photographs, video, media interviews, radio and/or television appearances.

Unruly or rude behaviour or failure to follow the directions of the Promoter during the course of the Regional & Metro Cook-offs or National Final Cook-offs will not be tolerated. Any participant behaving in such a manner may be immediately disqualified (along with their Team member) from the competition by the Promoter, at the Promoter’s absolute discretion.

The Promoter reserves the right to refuse to allow a Team to take part in any or all aspects of the competition if the Promoter determines, in its absolute discretion that a Team member is not able to safely participate.

It is a condition of participating in the competition that Team members selected to participate in a Regional Cook-off and the National Cook-off sign a waiver of liability and an indemnity in the form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.

 

Conditions of Entry

1.     These Conditions of Entry are to be read in conjunction with the Schedule to Conditions of Entry. To the extent that there is any inconsistency between the Conditions of Entry and the Schedule to Conditions of Entry, the Schedule to Condition of Entry prevails.

2.     Information on how to enter & prizes form part of these terms & conditions. Any entry not complying with these Conditions of Entry and Schedule to Conditions of Entry is invalid.

3.     Standard entry restriction: Employees of the Promoter, the Promoter’s associated companies, the Promoter’s agencies associated with the Promotion and their immediate families are ineligible to enter.

4.     Promotional Period: The Promotion will take place during the Promotional Period. Any entry that occurs outside this period is invalid.

5.     Entry by SMS: Should the Promotion require an SMS entry, the cost of sending a text entry is the responsibility of the entrant and will vary depending on the mobile network used. Total cost of text entry made within Australia will not exceed 60 cents including GST, whether sent during the Promotional Period or not. Entrants may need to consult their mobile phone provider prior to entering the Promotion.

6.     Receipt of entries for electronic entries: Entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt into the Promoter’s database. The Promoter is not responsible for incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, late, lost or misdirected information caused by an entrant or occurring during transmission.

7.     Games of Chance: If more than one prize is offered for that draw, the prize with the highest value will be awarded first. If other prizes are available to be won in the Promotion, they will be awarded in descending value. The name of any prize winner will be published on the internet at www.nestle.com.au/productnews/winners

8.     Games of skill: All decisions are at the discretion of the Promoter and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard.

9.     Verification Requirements: The Promoter may require the entrant to provide proof of identity, age, and residency. Where the Promotion requires the purchase of a product(s), the Promoter reserves the absolute discretion to require any prize winner to produce the original purchase receipt/s for every entry they or their household made during the Promotion period in order to claim a prize. If an entry cannot be verified to the Promoter’s satisfaction, the entry will be invalid.

10.   Monetary Prizes: If money is offered as a prize, the prize may be awarded in a cheque form or by eftpos transfer to a nominated bank account. If the prize is to be delivered by eftpos, the winner will be required to advise the Promoter of their nominated bank account details for their prize money to be deposited. Eftpos transfers may take up to 30 days to process. 

11.   Tickets to an Event or an Experience: If tickets to an event or an experience are offered as a prize, the prize will be subject to the organiser’s terms. The Promoter is not liable for any cancellation or re-scheduling that may prevent prize fulfilment. The tickets to the event cannot be converted to cash nor replaced if lost, stolen or defaced. Tickets can only be used on the date(s) specified on the ticket.

12.   Trip Prize: If travel is offered as a prize, flights and accommodation are subject to availability at time of booking. Additional spending money, meals, taxes, valid passports, visas, transport to & from departure point additional transfers, insurance & all other ancillary costs not specifically stated in the Schedule to Conditions of Entry are the responsibility of the winner. It is a condition of accepting the prize that all components of the prize be taken during the trip and all persons taking the trip depart from & return to the winner's nearest capital city at the same time unless otherwise agreed by the Promoter & that all persons taking the trip sign a waiver of liability & an indemnity in the form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.

13.   Vouchers: If a voucher is offered as a prize, the prize will be subject to the issuer’s terms of use and are valid until the voucher expiry date stated on the voucher itself. The card cannot be converted to cash nor replaced if lost, stolen or defaced.

14.   Vehicle: If a vehicle is offered as a prize, the vehicle includes registration, 3rd party insurance, a full tank of petrol and all on-road costs. Any additional costs including comprehensive insurance and additional optional extras are the responsibility of the winner.

15.   Standard Prize Restriction: All prizes unless stated to the contrary are not transferable & cannot be converted to cash.

16.   Prize Value: Prize value is correct at time of printing but no responsibility is accepted for any variation in the value of any prize.

17.   Prize Delivery: Prizes will only be delivered in Australia and prize winners will be provided with additional information surrounding prize delivery and fufillment.

18.   If a prize winner or participant is under the age of 18 years of age: The prize will be awarded to the winner's parent/guardian on their behalf. The Promoter may require a winner under the age of 18 years to be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian throughout prize fulfilment.

19.   If the prize becomes unavailable: The Promoter may substitute a different prize item of equal or greater value in the event that any prize item is unavailable despite the Promoter’s reasonable endeavours to procure within Australia. This substitution may be subject to any approval process required by any relevant gaming or lotteries authority if the Promotion is a game of chance.

20.   Australian Consumer Law: The winner should look to the manufacturer of products and provider of services awarded as prizes for all warranties. These terms and conditions do not exclude or limit the application of any statutory provision (including a provision of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010) where to do so would contravene that statute or cause any part of these terms and conditions to be void.

21.   Tampering: The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any individual entrant or group of entrants for tampering with the entry process. Tampering includes but is not limited to the utilisation of techniques designed to avoid payment of call costs or the making of multiple entries that are not associated with a separate eligible purchase, or submitting an entry which is not otherwise in accordance with these Conditions of Entry and Schedule to Conditions of Entry. Should the Promoter find evidence of tampering by an individual, in addition to declaring any or all entries made by that individual invalid, the Promoter may also preclude that entrant from participation future promotions of the Promoter.

22.   Risks: The entrant acknowledges that participation in the Promotion and prize fulfilment may involve risk. The Promoter may require a winner (and their companions) to sign an indemnity and release prior to participation in the prize fulfilment or participation in the Promotion.

23.   Technical Malfunction: If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, whether caused by computer virus, mobile phone failure, line drop out, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or integrity of the Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion, (subject to any written direction given by a relevant Regulatory Authority), to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion. The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, telephone or computer network, or lines, servers, or telephone or internet providers, traffic congestion on any phone or computer network, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants or any other person’s handset or computer related to or resulting from participation or sending or receiving of any communication or of any materials in this Promotion.

24.   Publicity: Winners may be required to participate in a follow-up interviews and publicity. By entering the Promotion and claiming a prize, the winner agrees that the Promoter may use their name, image and photograph/s for publicity and Promotion purposes, without compensation, and agrees that the Promoter will own copyright in any such images and photograph/s and in all material incorporating the photograph/s.

25.   Entry Content: The Promoter may use their entry content, name, likeness, images, photograph/s, film and sound recordings and any other material created during their participation in the Promotion for publicity and promotion purposes for an unlimited time throughout the world without compensation in any media, social media, advertising and/or promoting any goods or services of the Promoter.

26.   Copyright: It is a condition of participating in the Promotion that the entrant warrants that their entry is original and does not infringe the intellectual property of any third parties. The entrant assigns all rights, title and interest in their entry to the Promoter without compensation. The entrant further agrees not to object to the Promoters use of the entry material on the basis of any moral right. The Promoter may, if required request that an entrant complete any documentation necessary to give effect to this assignment of right, title and interest. 

27.   Liability: The Promoter is not liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered, including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss, or for personal injury suffered or sustained during the course of accepting or using the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.

28.   Disruptive, abusive, unsuitable entries: The Promoter may determine all entries invalid and/or preclude participation by an entrant if an entrant disrupts, annoys, abuses, acts contrary to law or engages in fraudulent misleading and deceptive conduct.

29.   Tax: Winners should obtain their own independent financial advice in relation to any tax liability that may arise as a result of their participation in the Promotion.

30.   Promoters Decisions: All decisions of the Promoter are at their complete discretions and are final. No correspondence will be entered into.

31.   Social Media: The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Entrants completely release Facebook, Instagram or Twitter from any and all liability relating to the Promotion.

32.   Privacy: Each entry becomes the property of the Promoter. All details will be held in accordance with the Nestlé Privacy Policy which can be accessed by visiting www.nestle.com.au or calling 1800 005 510.