Into The Great Wide Open Recipe Contest

The Open Prairie® Natural* Angus team understands the value of openness – it’s our
namesake. Now we’re welcoming all U.S.-based chefs to open their kitchens and show off
their creative chops.

Selected chefs will be provided Open Prairie Natural Beef flap meat to create a
showstopping dish. The top-ranked chef will win an all-inclusive trip for two to The Ranch at
Rock Creek in Philipsburg, Montana.

Spanning over 66,000 acres of ranch land, The Ranch at Rock Creek is a five-star experience,
complete with luxury accommodations, spa, dining and on-ranch adventures.
Full contest info, including the registration form, is below.

How to participate:

  1. Registration is open until September 18, 2022.
  2. Sample shipment. 25 chefs will be selected to receive a complimentary sample by October 2, 2022.
  3. Dish creation and submission. Competitors will have until October 16, 2022 to create an original dish and post it on their public Instagram account, tagging @openprairienatural, @tysonfoodservice and using #greatwideopencontest
  4. Judging. Judges will review entries and announce winners on or around October 20, 2022.

Registration is now closed.

Registrants agree to adhere to and be bound by the official contest rules.


  • Grand Prize: All expenses paid trip for two, lasting three nights and four days, at The Ranch at Rock Creek in Philipsburg, Montana. Billed as a “luxury dude ranch,” it is The World’s First Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Guest Ranch.
  • Second Prize: $500 cash (payable as check), plus Open Prairie branded merchandise.
  • Third Prize: $250 cash (payable as check), plus Open Prairie branded merchandise.

Why Tyson Fresh Meats and Open Prairie for Foodservice?

The Tyson Fresh Meats Foodservice Team offers a comprehensive portfolio of brands, dual-tier quality pork and beef and unrivaled consistency. But they’re more than just a meat supplier. They’re partners. They’re solution finders. They’re experts.

Photos courtesy of Open Prairie Natural Angus

Contest subject to official terms and conditions, which can be read here.