Food science encompasses all aspects of food, from field to fork. Now we want to see how you play with your food! Entries can address anything from molecular gastronomy to food chemistry, safety, and preservation. So get creative for you chance to win an awesome sous vide set-up, or an introductory kit to the world of molecular gastronomy! We can't wait to see what you make

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Netherlands, Belgium, and Australia. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, May 7, 2012.

The Food Science Challenge is closed.

Grand Prize

9 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

GRAND PRIZE (1 Winner)

One Grand Prize winner will receive a SousVide Supreme Sous Vide Water Oven, a FoodSaver Advanced Design Vacuum Sealer (Black), and Food-Storage Plastic Bagging Material (3 Pack).  Winner will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack

First Prize (3)

FIRST PRIZE (3 Winner)

Three First Prize Winners will receive a Molecular Gastronomy Kit and a Molecular Mixology Kit.  Winners will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack

Runner Up Prize (5)


Five Runner-Up Prize Winners will receive a copy of the Heston Blumenthal Cookbook and an Instructables Prize Pack
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Mar 19, 2012 and May 7, 2012 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Food Science Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.