The Cookstock Recipe Contest

Bookstock, Michigan’s largest used book and media sale, invites amateur chefs across southeast Michigan to submit their best recipes for a one-dish, healthy meal! Take a chance to win fabulous prizes and bragging rights in the first-ever cooking contest to benefit literacy across Metro Detroit!

THE GRAND PRIZE — A DAY IN KITCHEN WITH THE CHEFS OF GREY GHOST!

The winner will spend the day refining their culinary techniques and expanding their gastronomic repertoire alongside Chefs John Vermiglio and Josef Giacomino of Grey Ghost. Using the season’s freshest ingredients, the winner and work with the chefs to create and prepare an exclusive six-course menu for four. As evening falls, you’ll retire to the dining room to join your friends for dinner while sipping libation pairings from the Grey Ghost Beverage Director. The wining chef will prepare their winning dish on WDIV Local 4’s “Live in the D” on Thursday, April 27!

CELEBRITY JUDGES

Recipes will be judged by a distinguished panel featuring celebrity chefs John Vermiglio of Grey Ghost, Kate Williams of Lady of the House, Detroit Free Press restaurant critic Mark Kurlyandchik and Detroit News Features Reporter and star foodie Melody Baetens. Local celebrity presenters will join Bookstock presenting sponsor Mike Morse and Bookstock Honorary Co-Chairs Rochelle Riley and Neal Rubin to announce the winners at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 26 at Laurel Park Place in Livonia.

Construction update:

M5 Southbound is closed from Maple Rd. to 12 Mile Rd. the week of the sale