Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese LLC (Crave Brothers), Waterloo, Wis., announced the launch of its “20th Anniversary 2022 Recipe Contest” and invites home cooks and food professionals to submit their favorite original recipes featuring Crave Brothers cheeses for a chance to win cash prizes. All entries must be submitted by midnight on Monday, March 21, 2022.  

Home cooks, food professionals and culinary students are encouraged to submit recipes in any of the three following categories: Appetizer/Side Dish (including salads) Main Entrée and Desserts. The recipes must use one or more Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheeses, including fresh mozzarella, mascarpone, Chocolate mascarpone, farmers rope string cheese/Oaxaca and/or cheddar cheese curds. Contest entrants may enter a maximum of three entries, the company said, and may enter the same category more than once. First, second and third prizes will be awarded in the home cook and food professional divisions with over $4,000 in prizes awarded.

“Cheese brings people together, and we can’t think of a better way to kick off our 20th anniversary than to gather new recipes that will provide inspiration, comfort and joy for cheese lovers everywhere,” said Crave Brothers’ founder, George Crave.  

To qualify, entrants must include a typed recipe that yields six to eight servings and a photo of the finished recipe, Crave Brothers said. Upon entering, all recipes and photos become property of Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese LLC and may be used in future promotions and social media at the company’s discretion. Recipes will be judged by a professional panel using the criteria of creativity, presentation, flavor and innovative use of Crave Brothers cheese.

Visit for official contest rules. Email entries and questions should be directed to Roseanne Crave at The top winners in both the home cook and professional divisions will be contacted and publicly announced in June 2022, Crave Brothers said.