By submitting a recipe and associated information ("Submitted Item") to ION Media Networks, Inc.’s (“ION”) for ION Kitchen you agree to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Eligibility.
    1. In order to be eligible to have your recipe appear in ION Kitchen, participants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of submission.
    2. Participants may be contacted to provide additional information and have their information verified. ION reserves the right to request and require additional information from participants in order to have their participation considered.  False or deceptive submissions or acts may render a submission ineligible.
    3. At any time, at ION's discretion, a prospective participants may be deemed ineligible for participation in ION Kitchen.
    4. Employees and immediate family members of ION and its subsidiaries and sponsors of ION Kitchen as well as advertising and promotional agencies directly involved in ION Kitchen are not eligible to participate in ION Kitchen or submit recipes. ION and the sponsors of ION Kitchen shall herein be collectively referred to as the "Sponsors".
  2. Content.  Recipes should an original recipe. Recipes must list all ingredients in exact common U.S. household measurements, step-by-step preparation instructions, and cooking times. Do not submit any brand names; all ingredients must be listed using generic names only. When you submit the recipe, it may automatically be posted to ION Kitchen.   You shall not post, upload, transmit through or otherwise make available on ION Kitchen any material protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the respective right.  You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyright, trademark, proprietary right, or any other harm resulting from such submission.
  3. Representations of User.  You hereby represent and warrant that (a) you have all necessary right, power, and authority to grant the license set forth herein to your Submitted Item, (b) your Submitted Item does not violate, misappropriate, or infringe any copyright, trade secret, trademark, or other intellectual property right of any other person or entity, (c) you will not post, upload, or transmit any material that (i) is an advertisement for good or services or solicitation of funds, (ii) includes personal information (such as phone numbers and account numbers), (iii) encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal or civil offense or otherwise violate any law or (iv) impersonates another person. You will take any further action (including, without limitation, execution of affidavits and other documents) reasonably requested by ION to effect, perfect, or confirm the license to your Submitted Item as set forth herein.
  4. License.  All Submitted Items become the property of ION and any brand or advertiser(s) sponsoring the ION Kitchen feature (the “Sponsor”) and will not be returned. ION reserves the right to edit the nomination as it sees fit for use in publication or promotion. By submitting a recipe to ION Kitchen you hereby grant ION  (i) the right without obligation, unless prohibited by law, to use the contents of your nomination, your name, voice, picture and likeness, without compensation, for the purpose of advertising and publicizing all matters related to ION Kitchen and/or the Sponsors in any medium, throughout the world in perpetuity and (ii) an irrevocable, nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free right and license to use, display, publicly perform, modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, make derivative works of, modify, sublicense, and otherwise commercially and noncommercially exploit your Submitted Items and all copyright, trade secret, trademark, or other intellectual property rights therein, in any manner or medium now existing or hereafter developed (including but not limited to print, film, or electronic storage devices), and to authorize others to do so, without separate compensation to you or any other person or entity.  The above grants are provided for good and valuable consideration including, without limitation, the possibility of publication or publicity, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged.
  5. Selection.  ION may from time to time select Submitted Items (each a “Featured Recipe”) to feature on ION Kitchen in its sole discretion (such feature, an “Award”).  ION reserves the right to change the exact Award provided in its sole discretion.  Featured Recipes deemed solely by ION to meet the requirements set forth herein may be presented online and/or on-air for public viewing. No monetary prizes or other consideration will be awarded.
  6. Advertisements.  ION reserves the right to display advertisements in connection with your Submitted Item and to use your Submitted Item for advertisements and promotional purposes.  You acknowledge and agree that your Submitted Item may be included on the websites and advertising networks of the Sponsor, distribution partners and third-party service providers (including their downstream users) of ION, its representatives, and assigns.
  7. General Conditions: By participating, entrants agree: (a) that these Official Rules and ION’s decisions, will be final and binding; and (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsors, and their affiliated agencies, award suppliers of ION Kitchen, their employees and affiliate agencies, its charter affiliates, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and the officers, directors, shareholders, representatives and employees of any of the above organizations (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability or loss, including reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Award or participation in ION Kitchen, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any of the Released Parties.   Participants of Featured Recipes may be asked by ION to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release forms granting ION, and any entities with which it’s affiliated the opportunity and right to film, videotape, record and photograph the winner, and to use his/her name, voice and likeness without further compensation for advertising and promotion for ION Television and ION Media Networks.  ION reserves the right to modify any clause of these Official Rules at any time without prior notice.  By participating in the ION Kitchen, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by ION and its authorized agents for the purposes of administering ION Kitchen.
  8. Governing Law. These rules as well a participation in ION Kitchen is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and shall be governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
  9. ION Standard Terms and Conditions; Privacy.  By participating in ION Kitchen, you acknowledge that you agree to ION’s Standard Terms and Conditions and the conditions of ION’s privacy policy, located at: and