Food & Culinary Professionals

National Watermelon Promotion Board

All The Wonders of Watermelon!


Thank you to everyone who participated in our National Watermelon Promotion Board recipe contest!


Congratulations to our winners!

Grand Prize:
Lorelle Del Matto, MS, RDN, CD - Vietnamese Shrimp Rolles with Watermelon Nuoc Cham

Runners Up:
Chelsea Cordes, RD - Fresh Watermelon Float
Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN - Greek Nachos

Rules snapshot:
Contest opens August 1st and closed at 11:59 p.m. on September 12th.
Recipe guidelines:
Must be original.
Recipe must be 12 servings and include at least 2 cups of watermelon.
Watermelon can be in any form - rind, flesh, puree or juice.
Can be up to 10 ingredients.

Prep time not to exceed 45 minutes.
Any category!
- Breakfast, beverage/cocktail, appetizer, entree, salad/sandwich, side/sauce/salsa, dessert.

Watch this short video to learn more!



Review all the rules here.

Download the submission form here.