Local ‘Create a New Holiday Kolache’ Contest
Customers Come Up with New Holiday Flavor Win Free Breakfast for a Year!
July 19, 2021 // Franchising.com // KATY, Texas - It’s time to celebrate Christmas in July AND America’s competitive spirit with Kolache Factory, as the bakery-café franchise launches its 3rd Annual “Create a New Kolache” contest – holiday edition!
Lovers of the Czech-inspired pastry filled with fruits, meats, and cheeses are being challenged to come up with a new holiday kolache flavor that could be featured as December’s Kolache of the Month!
Entries can be submitted in a month-long contest from July 12- August 12, and five finalists will be chosen. But who will reach the medal podium? Gold, silver, and bronze medal winners will be voted on by the public and will win free breakfast for up to a year during the 3rd Annual “Create a New Kolache” contest.
The unique national pastry franchise is looking to spice up its holiday kolache offerings this year and who better than its loyal customers to come up with a creative and tasty new kolache for this Christmas season?
“You can put almost anything inside our semi-sweet kolache dough, and our customers are always coming up with new ideas,” said Kolache Factory COO Dawn Nielsen. “The contest is our way of harnessing those creative ideas and giving them a chance to win free kolaches for a year and bragging rights to a spot on our menu. We encourage everyone to enter early and often with their best holiday-themed kolache flavors!”
After just one week, there are nearly 1,000 entries from around the country with fun names like, “Snowball,” “Snowflake Egg and Cheese,” “Melted Snowman” “Mrs. Claus,” and “Sugar Plum Fairy,” to name a few.
The Sweet Details!
Who: Anyone (no age minimum) who enjoys a fresh handmade kolache is eligible to submit an idea for a new holiday kolache flavor to be featured at Kolache Factory stores nationwide in December 2021.
What: Kolaches (pronounced kuh-lah-chees) are a Czech delicacy. The homemade, handcrafted pastries, stuffed with the finest fruits, meats and cheeses, are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or anytime you crave a slightly sweet dough with a delicious filling. The grab-n-go kolaches emerged as America’s favorite pandemic comfort food for breakfast, lunch, or a hearty snack!
When: Entries can be submitted from July 12 – August 12. Kolache Factory will choose five finalists nationwide where Kolache Factory stores are located. The public will vote online in a social media contest from August 16 – 22 for its top contenders. Gold, silver, and bronze medal winners will be announced by August 30, 2021.
How: Visit the website to submit the name of your new holiday kolache flavor. Simply share your creative name and the ingredients (no measurements needed). Finalists will be chosen based on culinary appeal. No pumpkin pie or pecan pie entries, please.
Bonus: For an extra chance to win, enter and share on Facebook with #CreateAHolidayKolache (make the post public) to be entered into a drawing to win a free Kolache of the Month for a year!
Cooking up Great Prizes!
- Gold Medal Winner – Free kolache and drink for a year AND a chance to be featured as the December 2021 Kolache of the Month
- Silver Medal Winner – Free kolache every day for six months
- Bronze Medal Winner – Free kolache every day for three months
- Social media sharing winner – Free kolache of the month for a year
What’s the next great holiday kolache flavor? Kolache Factory fans will decide!
SOURCE Kolache Factory
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