March Madness recipe challenge winds down to the Battle of the Beef

Voters will choose between Asian beef steak and steak salad

And then there were two.

As we enter the fourth round and final week of voting in the first annual OMNI Health Care March Madness recipe challenge, it’s down to the Battle of the Beef.

Voters are now tasked to choose whether the Asian beef steak or steak salad will take first place and give the meal’s creator both bragging rights and a $100 gift card.

The OMNIway is keeping the identity of each meal’s creator secret until after the contest is finished on May 6.

You can click here to vote in the finals of the bracket contest.

OMNI launched the March Madness recipe challenge in March in recognition of Nutrition Month in Canada.

The idea behind the contest was hatched by Chris Weber, OMNI’s operations manager of nutrition and food service, to encourage nutritional care managers and cooks to showcase their most-loved recipes and to highlight the high-quality meals served in OMNI’s 18 long-term care homes.

Throughout March, nutritional care managers and cooks prepared their favourite meals, plated them and took photos that were sent to head office. The photos were accompanied by the name of each meal and its recipe.

Sixteen recipes were entered.

After the contest is finished, The OMNIway will highlight each meal and its creator in a series of stories that will run throughout the coming months.

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