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Entrants Can Submit Their Cookie Story and Recipe for a Chance to Win
$5,000 and Be Featured in the 2019 Barnes & Noble Café Holiday Menu
Submissions Accepted at Barnes & Noble Stores and Online Today,
National Cookie Day, Through December 17
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest
retail bookseller, today announced a special holiday cookie contest for
customers to share their favorite cookie stories and recipes with Barnes
& Noble and a panel of nationally-renowned chefs and bakers. To coincide
with National Cookie Day today, Barnes & Noble kicked off the My
Cookie Story Contest to give entrants the chance to win $5,000 and
to have a version of their cookie sold during the 2019 holiday season at
Barnes & Noble Cafés nationwide.
“At Barnes & Noble we love stories, which is why we’re offering
customers around the country the chance to share their favorite cookie
stories and recipes with us this holiday season,” said Neil Strong, Vice
President of Café Operations for Barnes & Noble. “We can’t wait to hear
all the great stories of special cookies shared with families and
friends through the years, and one winner will have a version of their
cookie featured in our Cafés next holiday season.”
Participants are asked to submit their cookie recipe along with a story
of 200-words or less, explaining where their favorite recipe came from
and why it’s so important to them. Submissions to My Cookie Story
Contest will be accepted at Barnes & Noble stores, or online at BN.com/mycookiestory.
The winning entry will get a $5,000 prize, and a version of the cookie
will be featured in Barnes & Noble’s 2019 holiday menu with partner
Sweet Street Desserts. The winning entry will also be showcased on
Barnes & Noble’s national social media channels.
The winner will be chosen by Barnes & Noble and its panel of
nationally-renowned chefs and bakers. The panel includes:
Rose Levy Beranbaum, American baker and cookbook author, including Rose’s
Baking Basics: 100 Essential Recipes, with More Than 600 Step-by-Step
Deb Perelman, Founder of Smitten Kitchen and cookbook author,
Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites.
Katie Workman, cookbook author and Founder of The
Mom 100: Recipes, Stories, and Real-Cook Solutions.
Sandy Solmon, Founder of Sweet Street Desserts.
Jason Arthur, Barnes & Noble Café Operations Communications Manager,
who will be a contestant on this season of ABC’s The Great American
Baking Show: Holiday Edition, premiering on December 6 at 9/8c PM
For complete details and official rules, visit BN.com/mycookiestory.
Entrants can also join the conversation and follow along on Twitter,
Snapchat (bnsnaps) and Facebook,
using the hashtags, #MyCookieStory and #SweetStreetOMG.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the nation’s largest retail
bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products. The Company operates 630 Barnes & Noble bookstores
in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com).
The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
features digital books, periodicals and comics, and offers the ability
to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free
NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS®
General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company's corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.
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About Sweet Street
Sweet Street is the leading innovator in the dessert industry. The
Company is owned and operated by Sandy Solmon and headquartered in
Reading, Pennsylvania, where Sandy is also the head of research and
development, leading a team of like-minded, passionate researchers and
recipe developers who now bake for restaurants in over 60 countries, on
every continent. Visit them at: https://www.sweetstreet.com/.
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