Tomato Un-Cookoff set for July 11

Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:16 am

Hanover County Parks and Recreation will host the Tomato Un-Cookoff Friday, July 11. Competitors will un-cookoff head to head to transform the famous Hanover Tomato into tantalizing tomato recipes. All underground chefs (supper club, private/caterer, and competition chefs) and above ground chefs are welcome to compete. Suggestions for dishes could include: salsa, bruschetta, tabbouleh, caprese salad, tomato sauces or perhaps a delicious stuffed tomato. The tomato cuisine lineups are endless.

The Tomato Un-cookoff will be held at: Pole Green Park, 8996 Pole Green Park Lane, Mechanicsville, VA 23116 from 6 to 8 p.m. In addition to the un-cookoff, there will be live musical entertainment and vendors.

Interested competitors can find out more information and download an application at the Hanover Tomato Festival webpage at Prizes for judges’ choice and people’s choice awards.

For more information, call Hanover Parks & Recreation at (804) 365-7150 or email:

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