Annual Barbeque and Potluck

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Neptune Central Courtyard (south side)

RSVP by July 13 to mspring@niu.edu or 753-1585.

Please bring a salad or dessert even if you are not entering the contest. Departments are encouraged to bring one dish to pass for every 3 to 5 people who plan to attend.


12th Annual Student Affairs & Enrollment Management Salad and Dessert Contest!

Please read the instructions below to get started.

  1. Decide whether you’d like to enter a salad or dessert.
  2. E-mail Mary Bernardin (mbernardin@niu.edu) by July 23 with the name of your dish and your recipe. During judging, dishes will be assigned numbers so that all judging will be anonymous.
  3. Prepare your dish to serve at least 8-10 people. Your entry will be judged based on three criteria:
        Taste (50%), Creativity (25%), and Presentation (25%).
  4. Entries must be delivered to Neptune Central Courtyard between 10:30 and 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, to be judged.
  5. Judges will sample items between 11:00-11:30 a.m. Winners will be announced at 12:15 p.m.
        Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place in each category.
  6. Following the event, please remember to pick up your serving dish and utensils, if necessary.
        Unclaimed disposable items will be discarded.
        Unclaimed/unlabeled items will be brought back to Altgeld 208 and kept only until
        4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 6.

2011 Summer Barbeque Salad/Dessert Contest Winners and Recipes (pdf)