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Metro’s Master of Takeout Contest

Sponsored by TriMark USA

Registration for this contest has now closed. 

Congrats to our 3 finalists: Chef DJ Tangalin, Chef Rosana Rivera, and Chef Mary Bass!

Stay tuned to see each chef’s Metro kitchen makeover video and who will be chosen as our grand prize winner!

Calling all US-Based Chefs! In our latest contest, Metro wants to help you master takeout!

Enter below and tell us why you want a To-Go Makeover, and a chance to prove that you’re the Master of Takeout. From this list of registrations, 3 finalists will be chosen to receive kitchen makeovers including thousands of dollars worth of equipment! After all the new equipment has been set up, the Finalists will then make a video showing off how Metro has helped them master takeout!

Our global audience will get to vote for their favorite, and the finalist with the most votes will receive the Grand Prize, featuring a custom NORA knife, tons of swag for the kitchen staff, and a takeover of the Chefs Roll Instagram!

Check out Chef Mikel Anthony’s video  below for inspiration or to use as a guide for how to enter show off your Metro product in this contest sponsored by TriMark USA!


After the end of the Registration Period – 3 Finalists will be chosen to receive a To-Go Makeover from Metro

    • To- Go Makeover to include all of the equipment listed below under “To-Go Makeover Product List”

After the 3 finalists receive the product and show off how they incorporated it into their restaurants, One winner will be chosen as “The Master of Takeout” and win the following:

    • Knife
    • A Chef’s Roll IG takeover
      • 3 dishes posted on IG, a video if they want to make one, and we put the stuff on our story too)
    • Swag for staff
      • Gift bag of 20 misc items from Chef’s Roll, potentially including caps, water bottles, bandannas, sweat bands, etc.)


Contest Timeline

  1. July 27 – August 9 | Registration (2 weeks)
  2. August 10 – August 30 | Competitor Selection and Fulfillment (3 weeks)
  3. August 31 – September 13 | Competitor Setup and Entry (2 weeks)
  4. September 14 – September 20 | Public Voting (1 week)
  5. September 21 | Winner announcements!

To-Go Makeover Product List

If you are one of the 3 chefs chosen to compete as a finalist, you will receive a bunch of amazing products from Metro that will take your takeout game to the next level. 

  • Metro Delivery-Staging and Drive-Thru Wire Shelving Workstation
    • Perfect for prepping for to-go or for in house dining (when that comes available). You can have everything you need in one area . The mobility of the unit makes it a perfect for any area in your kitchen.

  • Metro To-Go and Order Pick-Up Wire Shelving Workstation with Sign
    • The hard board mat on each shelf ensures that no small items will slip through the cracks and the black finish will make it look good in front of the house.

  • Deep Ledge 2-Shelf Utility Cart with Microban Antimicrobial Protection
    • Perfect for curb side pick-up. You can wheel it up to the customer’s car for contactless pick up. Ledges on the cart create a no spill area to keep everything in place and Microban protection as an added layer to keep the product cleaner between cleanings.
  • Mightylite Bundle (which consists of front loaders, food heaters, and pan carriers)
    • Great for holding food before a customer picks it up or it get’s sent out for delivery. It’s lightweight and holds food hot or cold for 5+ hours keeping your food ready to go for the customer. The 8 different handles allows you to easily carry it from point A to point B.

  • The Pump Sanitizer Stand
    • Keep your staff and customers safe! The sanitizer stand is good way to keep your sanitizer at a central location when dealing with customers and food.
  • PrepMate Multistation
    • Great for social distancing in the kitchen while prepping. Allows you to have everything you need while prepping in one central location and how it boosts efficiency while using the magic ring and bins.

What to do if you become a finalist:

If you’re selected as a finalist, you’ll be expected to take all the to-go makeover products listed above and incorporate them into your kitchen workflow — Then, record a simple video showing off how you’ve used the products to master takeout!

You don’t need a lot of fancy crew or equipment to make this video. Check out this example from Chef Mikel:


Good luck, chef!

Click here for full contest rules