In celebration of National Menudo Month, Juanita’s is searching for the best homemade menudo cooks in California and Texas. Complete the registration below and tell us in a few words what makes your menudo the very best. Compete for the title of California King/Queen of Menudo or Texas King/Queen of Menudo! Juanita's is searching for the Queen or King of Menudo in Texas and California. Complete the registration below and tell us in a few words what makes your menudo the very best.

The first round of local competition will take place in 3 cities in California (Fresno, Los Angeles, San Bernardino) and 3 cities in Texas (Houston, McAllen, San Antonio).

Submissions will be used to select twenty (20) participants to bring their homemade menudo to one of the 6 regional menudo tasting events. The homemade menudo winner in each city will get a $1,000 prize.

The final round is a state competition where the 3 winners in Texas will participate in a cook-off event in Houston to make their homemade menudo for a panel of judges. The 3 winners in California will have a cook-off in Los Angeles. The King/Queen of Menudo in California and in Texas will each win a New Kia Soul.

How to enter

  1. Tell us in 700 words or less why you think your menudo recipe is the best. Be creative! Tell us in 700 words or less why you think your menudo recipe is the best. Be creative!
  2. Complete entry form and hit send! Complete entry form and hit send!
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Entry Form

*Email and phone number will be used to contact participants selected for regional menudo tasting events.

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Submissions will be used to select twenty (20) participants to bring their homemade menudo to one of the 6 regional menudo tasting events. The homemade menudo winner in each city will get a $1,000 prize.

The final round is a state competition where the 3 winners from each State, will participate in a cook-off event in Houston (for Texas winners) and Los Angeles (for California winners). The King/Queen of Menudo in each state will win a new Kia Soul each.

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