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Second Annual Best B&B Breakfast Recipe Contest Recognizes Signature Amenity of B&Bs

AUSTIN, TX, January 14, 2013 – For the second year in a row,® is in search of the best B&B breakfast in the world with its Best B&B Breakfast Tournament contest.  Bed and breakfasts are invited to submit their favorite sweet or savory breakfast recipe that could capture the hearts and mouths of’s Facebook® fans.

The Best B&B Breakfast Tournament contest works in brackets, much like the NCAA Basketball®’s March Madness®.  Recipes must be submitted to by January 31. will narrow the entries to 32 finalists whose recipes will be reviewed and ranked into the Sweet & Savory 16 by guest food and travel media judges.  Judges will select the 16 finalists based on uniqueness, creativity and appeal.

Starting March 25,’s Facebook fans will vote on their favorites, with the recipe in each bracket winning the most votes moving on to the next round.  
From the Sweet & Savory 16, fans will select the Eggscellent Eight, the Foodie Four and the Final Two, which will battle it out in a showdown between sweet and savory.

In its inaugural year, bittersweet chocolate waffles topped with mint butter cream and strawberry sauce from the Lyttleton Inn in Littleton, Mass. won top honors, followed closely by pumpkin pancakes with caramelized pecans, whipped cream and gingery syrup from Gracehill Bed and Breakfast in Townsend, Tenn.

To participate in the Best B&B Breakfast Tournament, bed and breakfasts must be part of’s comprehensive website of more than 13,000 B&Bs and inns around the world. For more information on how to submit a recipe for the contest, click here. For a list of last year’s finalists, click here.


About, based in Austin, Texas, is the most comprehensive global site for finding bed and breakfast properties, with more than 13,000 properties worldwide, representing nearly 80,000 rooms. It is owned by HomeAway, Inc., the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals. helps travelers find and book the ideal B&B or small inn through informative descriptions, photos, and more than 210,000 consumer reviews. offers convenient gift cards welcomed at more than 4,000 B&Bs in the United States and Canada, with no restrictions or blackout dates.

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