• The competition is open to groups of teenagers from Araba, Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa, divided into two categories by age: 12-14 years old (equivalent to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year lower secondary) and 15-17 years old (equivalent to 4th year lower secondary and 1st and 2nd year upper secondary). All members of the group must meet the age requirement for their category. If not, they cannot take part in the competition.
  • Groups must have between 2 and 4 members.
  • The recipe they choose must be based on one of their grandparents recipes. They have to make the recipe their own to make a new dish, justifying the changes they make.
  • They must film the recipe in a short video (at least 2 minutes and maximum 4 minutes). In the video they must explain the origin of the recipe, the reason for their choice, the steps to follow to make it and the necessary utensils, and they must present the finished dish. Together with the video, they must also send the recipe.
  • The video must be recorded in Basque.
  • The video must be posted on a channel set up on YouTube.
  • The deadline for posting the video and sending the recipes is 3 June 2019.


Audience rating

  • The video that gets the most “likes” on YouTube
  • The video most visited on the Youtube page.

Technical evaluation

  • Origin of the recipe and its presentation
  • Link between the original recipe and the new one
  • Level of innovation of the recipe
  • Quality and balance of the recipe
  • Techniques used
  • Use of local and seasonal products
  • Quality of writing of the recipe
  • Presentation of the dish
  • Level of teamwork
  • Quality of the video
  • Special grade


  • 03/06/2019 | Deadline for posting the videos and sending the recipes.
  • 05/06/2019 | A video will be selected in each category and each region.
  • 15/06/2019 | Prize-giving event at the Basque Culinary Center: The groups selected, a total of 6, will prepare their recipe at the Basque Culinary Center and present them before a jury made up of 3 members. Afterwards, they will be able to enjoy a special cocktail together with their guests. The guests will be members of the participants families; Each group can invite 4 guests.
  • 01/07/2019 | Prize: Basque Culinary Center Gastronomic C amps: There will be one winning group in each category. All the winners will get a place on the 2019 Basque Culinary Center Camps.