Promotion and Giveaway Terms & Conditions
No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
1.Overview: From time to time, The Chefs’ Warehouse Family of Companies may offer a series of promotions and/or giveaways (each, a “Giveaway”) to eligible participants. These Official Rules apply to each separate Giveaway. By participating in a Giveaway, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be binding in all respects. Giveaway descriptions, including start and end dates, announcement dates, along with the prize(s) available in that Giveaway, and other general details will be listed on Sponsor’s social media outlets using the handle @wherechefsshop. Giveaway-specific rules listed herein may also apply and shall override conflicting terms for such Giveaway.
1.1 The Holiday Giveaway begins on December 6, 2021 at 6:00 AM and ends on December 24 , 2021 at 11:59 PM. Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about December 10, 2021, December 17, 2021, and December 24, 2021 . Winners will be notified through Instagram Direct Message from Sponsor’s account. Potential winner must accept a prize by Instagram Direct Message within 24 hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture.
2. Eligibility: Open only to legal residents the United States, 18 years or older as of the start date of a Giveaway, except for (i) employees of The Chefs’ Warehouse Family of Companies and members of their immediate family or persons living in the same household and (ii) residents of the State of Rhode Island.
3. Giveaway Period: Each Giveaway will begin and end at the dates and times listed on Sponsor’s @Wherechefsshop social media platforms for that particular Giveaway or otherwise detailed herein. All times shall be reflected in Pacific Standard Time.
4. How to Enter: To enter a Giveaway during the applicable Giveaway Period, follow the instructions in the applicable @wherechefsshop post. Such instructions (like, repost on your story, follow, tag, comment) shall be binding and are a part of these Official Rules. An Instagram account is required to enter. Entry into one Giveaway is not entry into any other Giveaway.
5. Social Media Disclaimer: Instagram is not a sponsor, endorser or administrator of or associated in any way with any Giveaway. An account may tag numerous people in the post.
6. Social Media General Conditions: If you are entering via social media, you must have an account on the applicable social media platform. If you are asked to include hashtag(s) in an entry, you must include each of the required hashtags for your entry to be included in the applicable Giveaway. If you are asked to post a photo or other content on your own social media page, you must make sure your account is set to “Public” so your entry can be viewed by the Chefs’ Warehouse and included in the applicable Giveaway. All images, text, photos, video or other content you post or submit in connection with your entry must comply with Instagram’s terms for acceptable content and, without limiting the foregoing, must meet the following requirements: (a) be you exclusive original work of; (b) be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image, (c) not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon the rights of any person or entity, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity, (d) not contain any commercial/corporate advertising, including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, and slogans other than the Sponsor's, (e) not depict any conduct or content that is unsafe, immoral, obscene or otherwise inappropriate as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion; and (f) not have been submitted in any other promotion won any prize.
7. Winner Selection/Notification: Each Giveaway drawing will be from among the eligible entries received during the applicable Giveaway Period for that Giveaway per the “How to Enter” rule above and will occur within approximately 1 day after the end of the applicable Giveaway Period. Each potential winner will be notified promptly after the relevant drawing via direct message in Instagram. Each potential winner must respond to the initial notification within 72 hours or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Failure to comply when requested may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If a potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected.
8. Prizes/Odds: The prize(s) and value(s) available for any Giveaway will be listed on the applicable Giveaway posts. Odds in any Giveaway depend on the number of eligible entries received for that Giveaway.
9. General Prize Conditions: Prizes are non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution is offered, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor may substitute a prize of comparable value if any advertised prize becomes unavailable. Allow 4-6 weeks after validation for delivery or arrangement for delivery of prize. Each potential winner (a) is responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes imposed as a result of acceptance of the prize and for all costs and expenses not identified above and (b) may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where legal) a Publicity Release (“Prize Claim Documents”).
10. Additional Rules: Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void. No responsibility is assumed for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, garbled, incomplete or illegible entries, all of which are void; (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, mobile device, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's mobile device or computer related to or resulting from participating in any Giveaway.
11. Reservation of Rights. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Giveaway it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) suspend, modify or terminate any Giveaway if Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, that malfunction, error, disruption or damage is impairing or will impair the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of any Giveaway. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.
12. Publicity/Usage Rights: By entering, you warrant and represent that your content has been created by you as an original work and that all required third-party releases (if any) have been obtained in writing, and you further agree acknowledge and agree that Sponsor (and those acting with its authorization) may copy, reproduce, edit, broadcast and otherwise use the content and your post in any way in any medium whether now existing or later discovered, worldwide, in perpetuity, including but not limited to posting online on Sponsor’s social media pages. Sponsor reserves the right to remove or reject any content it deems inappropriate for any reason. Except where prohibited, participation in any Giveaway and/or receipt or use of any prize further constitutes the winner’s consent for use of his/her name, likeness, voice, opinions, statements, biographical information, and/or hometown and state for promotional or advertising purposes in any media, worldwide, now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further review, notification, payment, or consideration (unless prohibited by law).
13. Release of Liability: By participating, you release Sponsor, and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, and all other associated with the development and execution of any Giveaway from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in any Giveaway and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize, and you agree that these entities are not responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to any Giveaway and/or the awarding of any prize except as expressly provided in these Official Rules.
14. Applicable Law: By participating, you agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with any Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (b) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering any Giveaway, but in no event attorney’s fees; (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for actual out-of-pocket expenses; and (d) these Official Rules and all disputes shall be governed by the internal laws of the State of New York, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws, any disputes shall be resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts in the state of New York, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts and waive any objection thereto. For New Jersey residents, the limitations set forth above are inapplicable where attorneys’ fees, court costs, or other damages are mandated by statute.
16. Sponsor: Giveaways are sponsored by: Dairyland USA Corporation, 100 E Ridge Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877, https://www.chefswarehouse.com/chef.