First and Goal: 2010 Tailgate Recipe of the New England Patriots

Three Competitors March Towards the Title Saturday, Oct. 2

Sep 28, 2010, 10:35 ET from Ocean Spray

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Foodies and football fans are invited to watch as three New Englanders vie for the winning dish in Ocean Spray's 2nd Annual Tailgating Recipe Contest Oct. 2, at Gillette Stadium. Chef Ming Tsai, host of public television's Emmy-nominated Simply Ming and chef/owner of the award-winning Blue Ginger and New England Patriots Hall of Famer Steve Grogan will judge the entries and announce the winner.

The cook-off coincides with the debut of Ocean Spray's Fall Harvest Weekend at Patriot Place Oct. 2-3, which includes cranberry harvest demonstrations from seasoned Ocean Spray growers, recipe demos, hayrides, pumpkin carving and a farmers market. Patriot Place restaurants will also be offering a Taste of Patriot Place, with free samples of menu items featuring New England's favorite Fall fruit, the cranberry.

Fall Harvest events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit or

Schedule of Events


Saturday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Tailgate cook-off starts at 12:30 p.m. outside of Tastings Wine Bar & Bistro across from CBS Scene)

Sunday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Patriot Place at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA


On-site interviews with Chef Ming Tsai, New England Patriots Hall of Famer Steve Grogan and Ocean Spray's Test Kitchen Manager Cindy Taccini

Third and fourth generation Ocean Spray cranberry growers

Spectacular visuals for live-remotes/weather/broadcasts

Sampling of Ocean Spray's latest products

SOURCE Ocean Spray