Terms & Conditions

LADY’S CHOICE CHOICE OF THE NATION

Lady’s Choice CHOICE OF THE NATION is a competition which enables chefs and cooks working in food service establishments to submit their own dip recipe which uses Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise to our website at www.ladyschoiceofthenation.com. The 10 entries with the most number of diner/consumer online votes at our website will have a chance to battle it out in a live cook off, and be judged by an esteemed panel of chef judges. There will be 2 runners up, and 1 grand winner who will be crowned The Choice of the Nation.

Specially-marked Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise 5.5L packs available nationwide will have instant load. Peel off the sticker to reveal the code. Text the code to 2600, and instantly get P100 load for any mobile network.

Promo is from May 1 to August 10.

WHO CAN JOIN:

This contest is open to all residents of the Philippines, of legal age and working in a professional kitchen or food service establishment.

DOH-FDA-CFRR Promo Permit No. 0554 s. 2018

CHOICE OF THE NATION COMPETITION

PHASE 1: ONLINE JOINING

  1. Submit your own dip recipe which uses Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise through the website: https://www.ladyschoiceofthenation.com
    • Enter your details to create an account & agree to the terms
      • Email
      • Mobile Number
      • Create a Password
      • Agree to the terms & conditions (check box only)
      • Optionally – Chefs and cooks can connect with their Facebook account to automatically provide above information
    • Indicate the information about your restaurant
      • Restaurant Name
      • Restaurant Type
      • Location of Restaurant Establishment
      • Optionally – add your restaurant Facebook page or website
    • Fill in the recipe information and upload a photo of your dip
      • Recipe Name
      • Description of Dip
      • Recipe Text
      • At least 1 but not more than 3 images of your dip creation.  
  2. Entrants must agree to the terms and conditions, and agree with the data privacy opt-in statement below, by clicking the check boxes. Only those who click the corresponding check boxes will be able to successfully submit an entry.
    Opt-in Statement: By providing my personal information, I consent to the processing of such information by Unilever Philippines and its authorized third party agencies for legitimate purposes such as this competition, consumer engagement, marketing, and research activities in accordance with Unilever’s Privacy Policy (http://www.unileverprivacypolicy.com).
  3. Chefs/cooks may submit only 1 entry, so they are encouraged to send their best dip.
  4. Successful entries will be given confirmation via email or mobile
  5. Submission of entries is from May 1 to June 30

PHASE 2: ONLINE VOTING

  1. All dip recipes submitted within the joining period would be made available for public online voting from July 1 to Jul 31 on https://www.ladyschoiceofthenation.com
  2. Voters must register to be able to vote by creating their account on our website, supplying the following information
    • Email Address
    • Mobile Number
    • Password
    • Optionally – They can connect with their Facebook account to automatically provide above information  
  3. Voters must agree to the terms and conditions, and agree with the data privacy opt-in statement below, by clicking the corresponding check boxes. Only those who click the corresponding check boxes will be able to successfully submit an entry.
    Opt-in Statement: By providing my personal information, I consent to the processing of such information by Unilever Philippines and its authorized third party agencies for legitimate purposes such as this competition, consumer engagement, marketing, and research activities in accordance with Unilever’s Privacy Policy (http://www.unileverprivacypolicy.com).
  4. Once inside their account, voters may vote for as many recipes as they want.
  5. All voters who register to vote will be eligible for the raffle to be the voter partner winner of P10,000.00, to be raffled at the Unilever Office on Aug 3, 2018. Each voter will have an equal chance of winning regardless of the number of votes he/she made on the website.  
  6. Voters may share their entries via Facebook Connect feature, available on the site.
  7. Chef/cook joiners are encouraged to share their entries to their friends and diners, via in-store and online materials. Artwork for promotional materials which they can utilize may be downloaded from the website. Chefs must print or produce the said materials on their own account. They may utilize various forms of social media to get votes for their entry.
  8. The Top 10 entries with the most number of votes online will be eligible to join the Grand Cook Off, subject to below requirements:
    • Submission of the ff:
      • 1 valid Government ID
      • Employment Certificate in declared Restaurant or Hotel or other food service establishment
    • Agreement to go to a pre-assigned location in Manila for the Grand cook off.
    • Permission from his/her establishment to join.

PHASE 3: COOK OFF

  1. The Finalists will be asked to prepare the following:
    • An appropriate item or protein that will be paired with the dip.
    • 2 plates, one for display and the other judging.  Each plate must be served family style good for 4 pax
    • Samples or tasting portions of the dip plus protein good for 50 pax.  
  2. The Finalists may bring a team with a maximum of (2) personnel to assist in preparation of their entries
  3. The ingredients:
    • Unilever will provide PhP 6,000 to each finalist to purchase ingredients necessary in preparing the dishes.
    • Unilever will provide Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise 5.5L to be used in the finalists’ preparations.
  4. The workstation:
    • Food items can be brought in fully cooked or partially cooked. Finalists will be given 45 minutes to set-up and finish dishes for judging, display and tasting
    • Unilever will provide 1 preparation table and 1 presentation table for each Finalist.
    • Finalists are expected to bring all utensils and materials that they need in preparing the dishes and presenting their dishes. This also includes containers needed for the tasting/sampling
    • Unilever will not be liable for damage to or loss of the participant’s tools, utensils, and equipment.
    • Unilever will not be liable for any fault or negligence on the part of the Finalist in preparing their dishes.
  5. Diner voting & prize giveaway
    • Diners will be able to sample dips and dishes from the chefs
    • Diners who will taste the dishes will be asked to vote for their Top 3 chosen dishes by dropping a stub in the drop box of their chosen dish
    • Diners may also get a chance to win special prizes by dropping their raffle stubs with their details at the prescribed drop box.
    • There will be 5 diner winners of PhP2000 worth of Sodexo GCs, drawn at the end of the voting period, before the announcement of winning dishe
  6. Winners will be awarded based on the following criteria:
    • Taste – 30%
      Overall impression of the dish that should exude harmonious mix of flavor, taste and texture along with proper application of cooking techniques. Food must be served at the proper temperature.
    • Correct Preparation – 20%
      Correct preparation and application of Lady’s Choice Mayonnaise into the dish concept(s). Food prepared and serve should strictly adhere to food safety standards, proper temperature, doneness of protein should meet all safety requirements.
    • Presentation – 20%
      Participants should be able to present a good impression of their dish concepts based on general food principles and current food plating trends. All garnishes must be edible and served on a plate that is of an appropriate size, food grade and sanitized.
    • Creativity – 20%
      The dish will also be judged based on originality, innovation of the original dish
    • Audience Votes – 10%
      Audience votes during the tasting
  7. The Top Three Rated Will be awarded
    • 3rd Place
      • P50,000
      • Plaque
      • Gift Pack
    • 2nd Place
      • P80,000
      • Plaque
      • Gift Pack
    • 1st Place
      • P100,000
      • Plaque
      • Spot.ph Feature
      • Gift Pack
  8. Consolation Prize – All non-winning finalists will each receive the ff:
    • Cash prize worth PhP10,000
    • Plaque of participation
    • Gift packs
  9. Unilever Philippines, Inc. reserves the right to determine the suitability of the entries at its discretion, and to disqualify any entries it determines to be incomplete, ineligible, or inappropriate for any reasons.  
  10. By joining this competition, the participant warrants that all entries and submissions are owned by the participant, and he/she agrees and consents to having Unilever publish and use such entries for promotion or advertising without any further consideration to the participant.
  11. Employees of Unilever and its subsidiaries and affiliates, agencies, distributors, and their family members up to the second degree of consanguinity are not eligible to participate in this contest.
  12. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name and/or likeness for advertising purposes without further notice or compensation.
  13. In case of disputes, the decision of Unilever Philippines, Inc. in concurrence with the FDA, is deemed final.

CHOICE OF THE NATION FREE LOAD PROMO

For a texter to qualify, he/she must:

  • Be a subscriber of Smart, Talk n’ Text, Sun Cellular, Globe Telecom, Touch Mobile whether in postpaid or prepaid plans
  • Have bought specially-marked Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise
  • Have registered to the promo
  • Have texted a valid code to 2600

How to win instant prizes:

  1. Subscriber must purchase specially marked Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise 5.5L, peel off special promo sticker to reveal the code, and send the code to 2600.
  2. 1 valid code = instant prize (P100.00 free load)
  3. To send an entry, text LADYSCHOICE(space)<code> to 2600. (Example: LADYSCHOICE ABC123). P2.50/text for Smart/Globe; P2/text for Sun.
  4. Entries with the correct syntax will receive a reply revealing their instant prize.
    Sample 2600 reply:
  5. Subscriber must register using prescribed syntax before P100 load is credited to his mobile number. Registration is only done once and is free of charge. Valid registrations (with correct syntaxes/formats) are free of charge.
    Syntax: LADYSCHOICE REG <name/address/age/email> to 2600.
    Example: LADYSCHOICE REG Anne Sy/#4 Atis St. Cubao QC/26/anne.sy@gmail.com
    Sample reply for a valid registration:
  6. P100 load will be credited directly to subscriber’s account once he has completed registration
  7. Each code is valid only for 1 use.
  8. Only one registered user per mobile number.
  9. Subscribers may join multiple times. He only needs to register one time, assuming he is using the same mobile number.
  10. Redemption of free load is until 31 December 2018.
  11. All participants who have texted in to the promotion agree that their email addresses will be included in the Unilever Food Solutions database and may be used for future marketing promotions of Unilever Food Solutions in accordance with Unilever’s privacy located at www.unileverprivacypolicy.com.

Requirements to validate entries

Qualified entries must:

  1. Be registered to the promo
  2. Have sent in a valid promo code during the promo period;
  3. Have received a confirmation text from Xurpas’ access number (2600);
  4. Be present at Xurpas system database within the promotion duration.

Provision on invalid entries

The following shall not earn entries:

  1. Those subscribers not registered for the promotion
  2. Repeat texting of same code
  3. Subscribers who have not sent in valid codes during the promotion period.

Who are NOT qualified/eligible to join the promo

All employees of Unilever Philippines, Globe Telecom, Smart Communications, Sun Cellular, Innove Communication, its agencies and their relatives up to the second degree of affinity or consanguinity are disqualified from joining the promotion.

All prizes are tax-free.

Determination of Entries:

Instant Prize

A subscriber can win an instant prize more the once for the duration of the promo. However, he may only win 1 instant prize per day.

Redemption of Prizes

  1. Load prizes will be given on the spot upon confirmation of a valid text registration.
  2. For prepaid subscribers, account should be active and should have been properly decremented for all transactions. If inactive, winner shall present an affidavit of loss when claiming the prize.
  3. For postpaid subscribers, account should have no outstanding balances on the date of redemption.
  4. To the extent allowed by law, Unilever Philippines, its affiliates, subsidiaries, stockholders and employees, shall not be liable to the participants or the winners for any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense of whatever nature incurred by the participant or winner in connection with this Promotion, including the acceptance of the prizes.
  5. Employees of Unilever Philippines, Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, alliance partners, advertising, promotions and third-party agencies including their relatives up to the second degree of consanguinity or affinity are disqualified from joining this Promotion.

Control Measures:

 

  1. FDA representative shall be invited to check, test, validate and verify the computer system for receiving entries and seeding of winning codes for the instant prizes. A copy of the said system shall be sealed in an envelope and signed by the FDA representative for safekeeping of Xurpas for verification of FDA at any time.
  2. A printed copy of the properties of the program shall be given to the FDA representative after verification. The FDA representative shall check the database of the promo.
  3. A copy in CD form shall be sealed in an envelope and signed by a FDA representative for safekeeping of Xurpas and for verification of FDA at any time until all prizes are claimed.
    To get information about the promo:

    • Text LADYSCHOICE HELP to 2600
    • Cost: Free

    To join the promo and validate entries:

    • Text LADYSCHOICE REG <name>/<address>/<age>/<email> to 2600.
    • Cost: Free

    To send a code:

    • Text LADYSCHOICE <code> to 2600
    • Cost: P2.50/text

OTHER TERMS:

  1.  Unilever Philippines, Inc. reserves the right to determine the suitability of the entries at its discretion, and to disqualify any entries it determines to be incomplete, ineligible, or inappropriate for any reasons.  
  2. By joining this competition, the participant warrants that all entries and submissions are owned by the participant, and he/she agrees and consents to having Unilever publish and use such entries for promotion or advertising without any further consideration to the participant.
  3. Employees of Unilever and its subsidiaries and affiliates, agencies, distributors, and their family members up to the second degree of consanguinity are not eligible to participate in this contest.
  4. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name and/or likeness for advertising purposes without further notice or compensation.
  5. In case of disputes, the decision of Unilever Philippines, Inc. in concurrence with the FDA, is deemed final.