News from the IPC "Special Events" category
Sep 23, 2011
Idaho Potato Commission Recognized by Produce Business Magazine for its Outstanding Retail Ad Campaign
The Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) popular comic book themed Retail advertising campaign was the recipient of Produce Business' 23rd Annual Marketing Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year.
Jun 24, 2011
Ships Ahoy! The Idaho Potato Commission and Mr. Food Salute the Sailors Aboard the USS Ross with All American Breakfast
The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and television icon Mr. Food recently teamed up in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. to treat the brave men and women aboard the USS Ross to a special Idaho® Potato Boat Breakfast Buffet.
Mar 2, 2011
Need a Prize-winning Potato Salad Recipe?
Look no further than this incredible Baked Idaho® Potato Salad created by Chef Carlos Barillas of the Burger & Beer Joint in Miami Beach. This palate-pleasing salad won first prize at the 2011 South Beach Wine &Food Festival’s Idaho® Potato Side Dish Challenge.
Feb 25, 2011
The Heat Was on in South Beach as Top Chefs Competed Against Each Other in the Third Annual Idaho® Potato Side Dish Challenge
The nation’s most talented chefs competed for a ‘good cause’ at the fifth annual Food Network South Beach Wine &Food Festival’s Burger Bash. In addition to the battle to create the best burger, their love for spuds was tested during the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Side Dish Challenge. The Grand Prize was a $5,000 donation to Florida International University made by the IPC on behalf of Chef Carlos Barillas, Corporate Chef of Burger &Beer Joint, Miami Beach.
February is Potato Lover’s Month and spud lovers in Spanish Fork, Utah are in for a special treat. Fresh Market grocery store has built the world’s largest Idaho® potato display in the produce department using 240,000 russet potatoes. The display made its debut today and will be up until every last potato is sold!
Jan 11, 2011
Idaho Potato Commission and Feed My Starving Children Host Second Mobile MannaPack Potato Packing Event to Help Children Around the Globe
Aug 17, 2010
Over 500 Volunteers Spend Two Days Assembling Manna Pack™-Potato Meals to Help Starving Children Around the Globe
May 4, 2010
The Idaho Potato Commission’s “Stunt Tater” Shares a Daring Twist on Potato Preparation with Innovative Video Series and New Website
EAGLE, ID, May 4, 2010 – At this year’s National Restaurant Association (NRA) show, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is launching an artistically-inspired series of six potato videos hosted by Stunt Tater - the “star spud” who hails from Idaho and turns his unpredictable adventures into a variety of easily prepped potato dishes.