Do you have a local chef who you'd like to nominate to be on a Nightline Platelist?
"Nightline" wants you to tell us about that favorite chef, his/her cuisine and signature dish. We're looking for authentic and creative chefs! We will select ten finalists from your nominations and put it to the audience for a popular vote. If your submission gets the most votes from viewers across America, the chef that you entered may be featured on national television!
Enter by 11:59 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2010.*
Send an essay of 500 words or less describing why you think your favorite local chef deserves to be the subject of a Nightline Platelist. Description should include some or all of the following: geographic region; interesting back story on your chef; authenticity or originality of cuisine; what sets your chef apart from the others.
Include the name, address and phone number of the chef, name of restaurant and the city and state where the restaurant is located.
Include your contact information -- name, address, phone number and e-mail.
*Note: Entry deadline, finalist notification dates, video delivery deadline and voting dates have been extended. See official rules for current details.