Awards are now closed. See the 2019 Winners on Progressive Grocer!

We are seeking your most creative, innovative and forward-thinking concepts for delivering meal solutions to consumers in the retail grocery channel! Winners will be honored in a ceremony at the Total Meal Solutions Summit.

Tell us what inspired your concept, how it was developed, how it has performed, and how it’s helping to drive sales for your banner.

Enter your concepts, launched since Jan. 1, 2018, in the following categories:

  • Cross-Merchandising Concept (e.g. recipe components, bundled meal items, etc.)
  • Dine-In Concept (including in-store restaurants or any prepared food items intended for primary consumption on site)
  • Grab & Go Concept (hot or cold, RTE or heat & eat, including “dashboard dining”)
  • Meal Kit (in-house program or 3rd party partnership)
  • Ready-to-Cook Program (including value-added, marinated and preseasoned entrees; meals in a bag; etc.)
  • Shopper Engagement (including sampling programs, recipe advice, social media outreach)
  • Snacking Program
  • Signature Chef Creation* (for retail chefs; includes prepared food menu items, original hot/cold bar recipes, value-added/ready-to-cook/heat-and-eat items exclusive to a banner or store location)

*We will select three retail chefs as finalists for the Signature Chef Creation category who will be invited to participate in a cookoff during the Total Meal Solutions Summit.

Winning entries will be also be published in the August 2019 issue of Progressive Grocer.

There is no cost to enter.