Cercle V Calendar Contest 2019

Valrhona would like to thank everyone who participated for such a successful 2019 Calendar Contest! Mark your calendars this year, and make sure you do not miss out on the 2020 Calendar Contest!! 



To participate in the Cercle V Calendar Contest and have a chance to be featured in the 2019 Valrhona Calendar, you must:

By Tuesday, September 18th, 2018:

  • Post one photo of your dessert featuring Valrhona products on Instagram tagging @valrhonausa and using #CercleV2019.
  • Send your high-resolution photo to along with the following information:
    • Name of your dish and a brief description
    • List of all Valrhona products used
    • One or two lines about what inspired your dish
    • *High resolution images should be 300 dpi minimum and large enough to print at a size of 8.5”x11”. iPhone photos may be considered as long as they are print quality.

The 30 finalists will be selected by a blind committee of global Valrhona employees, distributors and media partners. The selection committee will judge the anonymous photos choosing solely based on the aestheic and skill of the desserts pictured.

On September 24th, 2018, the finalists will be announced on @ValrhonaUSACercleV and voting will take place through October 5th, 2018. The top 12 winners who will be featured in the 2019 Valrhona Calendar will be announced on October 9th, 2018.

*Please note that there will be a maximum of one image per chef.


Whether or not your photo is selected amongst the finalists or winners, your dish will still make it into the calendar in some way. If your photo catches our eye, you might also be featured on our main @ValrhonaUSA Instagram account. Follow us to discover the type of pictures we love sharing!

Thank you to all who participated. We loved all of your beautiful creations!

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