IntroCooking® is the premier website and online community for cooking and recipe contest enthusiasts. This ever-growing, tight-knit community is the perfect place to promote your brand to a dedicated and passionate audience of creative food lovers and culinary industry influencers. A hub for cooking and recipe contests of all sizes, genres, and styles, IntroCooking generates some 5000 page views in an average month. And, with exposure to thousands via an active social media presence and weekly newsletter, the total reach is far beyond.

Who Are IntroCooking Members?

  • Some 75% of members are women.
  • 96% of members classify themselves as avid home cooks.
  • They are spread equally throughout the regions of the country and hail from New York to California, Minnesota to Texas, Hawaii to Arkansas.


Our newsletter is highly anticipated each week by IntroCooking members (and we have the open rate to prove it!). The weekly newsletter includes all current contest information as well as alerts for contests with approaching deadlines, links to helpful blogs, and spotlight on recent winners. Additionally, advertisers have the opportunity to secure a dedicated section within our newsletter to promote their contests in a larger way. We are happy to provide samples to you for review.

Social Media

Not only are IntroCooking active and closely-followed on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube but our IntroCooking members are too. They share their ideas and recipes as well as news of being a finalist – getting their networks to vote, and therefore driving traffic to your website. By engaging with IntroCooking and its members, your brand will benefit from increased exposure on social media. The results? An increase in your followers, a heightened awareness of your brand and/or contest, as well as click throughs to your site and content.

Getting Involved

Whether hosting an exclusive contest for IntroCooking members, sponsoring a blog post, having prime promotion in our popular newsletter, or activating a social media campaign, there are a myriad ways to work with IntroCooking to accomplish our brand’s goals and we will work together to develop a unique campaign that exceeds your expectations.

Past Advertisers

Advertisers on IntroCooking have included brands such as Dole, Truvia, Athens Foods, King’s Hawaiian, Stauffers, and Scharffen Berger Gourmet Chocolate, among others. Not only do IntroCooking members love entering their contests, but they also look forward to learning more about their products and offerings – from time-honored classics to new product just hitting shelves.

Successful Statistics and Advertiser Feedback

Advertising with IntroCooking has proven results in increasing the quantity and quality of contest entries, exposure to contests and brands, and social media chatter.

IntroCooking Contest Consulting

IntroCooking contest is available to work with your brand on a consultant basis to help create the most successful contest and content possible.

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