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My American Dream Contest 2015 – The Great American Food Trip

My American Dream Contest - The Great American Food Trip (State Dept.)

My American Dream Contest - The Great American Food Trip

Food is one the most fascinating aspects of any country's culture.  In the United States, our cuisine reflects America's history and ethnic diversity, with each region having its own signature dishes.  This year we want you to tell us which U.S. city, state, or region you would like to visit to experience a uniquely American cuisine or dish, and why. Have you wondered what authentic Tex-Mex food is like? Are you curious about the distinctive spices used in Louisiana Creole cooking? Are you dying to try Southern style BBQ? Send us your "Great American Food Trip" ideas and you could win a trip for two to the United States.

In a 1-2 minute video, a short essay, a blog entry, or a photo slide show with captions, tell us about the U.S. dishes or cuisines that you've chosen!  Entries can be in English OR Chinese, but must include:

  • A specific site in the United States (city, state, region, restaurant, festival, etc.)
  • Why you've chosen that destination or food
  • Why your chosen  food is unique
  • A trip itinerary that is realizable within one-weeks' time

Participation is open to Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and BNO Passport Holders ages 18 & over.

Entries must be sent to 2015americandream@gmail.com by May 17, 2015 to be eligible.

If you're sending a video, upload it to YouTube and send us the link. If you're sending a photo slideshow, upload it to Flickr and send us the link. Please include your full name, date of birth, valid email address, mailing address, and phone number in your entry.

Two (2) Grand Prize Winners will each receive 2 roundtrip tickets to their AMERICAN DREAM location in the United States and a 5 night hotel stay!

Three (3) Runners-Up will each receive a 5-night hotel stay at his/her AMERICAN DREAM location in the United States!

All winners will receive Uber vouchers for use during their trips.

Entries will be judged on creativity & originality, as well as the ability of the participant to fulfill and record their trip. Finalists will be interviewed in person or by phone.

Winners will be chosen by a panel from the Visit USA Committee.

Winners will be announced at our MY AMERICAN DREAM Awards Ceremony and on U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong & Macau social media platforms in June!

Sponsored By: Brand USA Hong Kong, Delta Air Lines, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, Uber, and United Airlines.

Partner: Hard Rock Café

Sponsors

  • Brand USA Hong Kong, Delta Air Lines, Hilton Worldwide, Marriott International, Uber, and United Airlines (State Dept.)

Partner

  • Hard Rock Café Hong Kong (State Dept.)

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