Don’t Miss Out – Enter to Win our Grand Prize Giveaway with Celebrity Chef Jason Santos!

Don’t Miss Out – Enter to Win our Grand Prize Giveaway with Celebrity Chef Jason Santos!

As a part of our new Artists in Residence program, celebrity chef Jason Santos will take residency at the Boca Raton Resort & Club this February for an unforgettable culinary experience.


The Boca Resort will be selecting one lucky winner to receive the grand prize giveaway, which includes a four night stay at the resort from February 1-5, 2017; reservations to Jason Santos’ two additional on-property activities; round trip airfare and transportation for two*; daybed at Sea Level; and more. The contest begins Thursday, December 1, 2016 at noon, and will last until Saturday, December 31, 2016 at noon.


Entering is easy, here’s how:

1.         Follow @BocaResort on Instagram

2.         Follow @Jason64764 on Instagram

3.         Share the photo below of the Boca Resort on Instagram

4.         Use #ChefJSBocaResort


A winner will be selected at random and announced on Sunday, January 1, 2017. We’ll notify the winner by commenting on the winning photo and the winner will have 72 hours to reply with their contact information.


Important Rules & Regulations:





Eligibility:  To enter the Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Jason Santos Grand Prize Giveaway, you must be at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of United States of America.   Employees, officers and directors of Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (“Sponsor”), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, and anyone involved in the production or administration of the Contest, and any member of the immediate family or household of any such persons, are not eligible.  Contest is void where prohibited.   The Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.  Entry begins at 12:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) in the United States on December 1, 2016 and ends at 12:00:00 p.m. ET on December 31, 2016(the “Entry Period”). 


How to enter:  In order to enter, you must ‘Follow’ Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort on Instagram at Instagram handle @BocaRaton and Jason Santos’ Instagram at Instagram handle @Jason64764 and re post the designated photo of the Boca Resort on Instagram Blog Post.docx. You must use the hashtag #ChefJSBocaResort. You may enter only once.  Photo must be submitted during the Promotional Period to be eligible. Entries that are late, misdirected, incomplete, or subject to technical difficulty, for any reason, will not be eligible. Any form of entry other than that described herein is void. All entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be returned and the Sponsor has the rights to use the photos in any way or shape they find appropriate, including but not limited to, marketing materials. Your submission must be based on your own genuine experience.  Sponsor reserves the right to verify all facts.   Failure to be able to validate the authenticity of your entry when requested may result in disqualification.  


Entry Content Guidelines:  Contest photos you submit must comply with the following guidelines:

o          Must be the photo of Jason Santos in front of the Boca Resort

General Entry Conditions. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account listed in the entry.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.   All entries must be received by the end of the Entry Period.  Proof of transmission is not proof of receipt. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Contest.  Entries must not transmit anything that contains viruses or anything else that is harmful to any computer.  No responsibility is assumed for late or misdirected entries, or any failure or unavailability of hardware, software, electronic communications, or Internet uploading or other connections.  Sponsor is not responsible for any changes or effects caused to your computer system or video equipment as a result of submitting an entry.


Usage Rights in Entries.  Sponsor and its designees shall have the unrestricted and non-exclusive right to edit, adapt, publish, copy, display, perform, broadcast, modify, and otherwise use any or all entry materials, alone or in combination with other material including but not limited to essays, photos and/or videos in any and all media, whether now known or later discovered, in perpetuity, without restriction of any kind whatsoever, without further compensation to the entrant or anyone else.  Without limiting the foregoing, entries may be posted on the Page for public viewing and voting in the Contest.   Sponsor reserves the right to review any entry prior to any such posting, to remove any entry at any time after posting, and to remove any incidental material that could be deemed infringing where doing so would not materially alter the entry and where the entrant otherwise clearly intended to comply with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor.  No guarantee is made that any particular entry will or will not be posted or as to the length of time between submission and posting.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to determine if any particular entry is appropriate for posting. All entries that are uploaded and made available for viewing by the general public will be deemed posted at the direction of the entrant within the meaning of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act.  Entry  constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name, biographical information, photo and/or likeness in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, for internal, advertising, Contest and other purposes without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. Potential finalists and/or winners may be required to assign all rights in entry to Sponsor without additional compensation.  

Judging/ Winner Selection

Winner Selection.  A winner will be selected at random and must adhere to the provided guidelines. A winner will be determined on December 31, 2016, and will be notified by January 1, 2017. The decisions of the judges are final and binding.

Notification of Winner:  Winner will be notified via Instagram. The winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, publicity and liability release, along with an assignment of all rights in and to his/her entry (including copyright and a waiver of any moral rights to the extent allowed by law), within seven (7) days of notification.  Potential winner may also be required to verify the facts of his/her story and/or provide additional documents as may be required by Sponsor to confirm and/or assign rights in the entry.  Failure to comply when requested may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.  Travel companion of Grand Prize winner must also sign a liability and publicity release to the extent allowed by law.  No liability is assumed for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received for any reason.  If the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.  If any 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.   If any eligible winner is deemed a minor under the laws of his/her place of residence, prize may be awarded in name of parent or legal guardian who must sign all required documents and must accompany winner on the Grand Prize trip.

Prize: The one (1) winner and their one (1) guest (whom must also follow the eligibility restrictions) will receive the following: accommodations from February 1 – 5, 2017;  reserved seating for Jason Santos’ private dinner; reserved seating for a couples cooking class; a $150 credit to be shared between the winner and their guest for on property F&B; one couples spa treatment; one daybed at Sea Level; round trip airfare for two (not to exceed $700 for both); and round trip airport transportation for two. Upon notification of winning, winner will provide their address, name, date of birth, and phone number in order for Boca Resort to make their reservation and book their flight.


General Prize Conditions:  If prize includes any travel, dining, entertainment or other experience/events, any costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not specifically mentioned herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner, including but not limited to, incidental charges, luggage fees, meals, gratuities and spending money.   Major credit card will be required upon any prize hotel check-in to cover any incidental charges.  Sponsor reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation in the event a winner resides within a 200 mile radius of a prize destination and no compensation or substitution shall be provided for difference in value. Hotel accommodations are subject to availability. Winner and guest must travel together on same itinerary and on dates specified by Sponsor. Travel dates provided herein are subject to change within Sponsor’s sole discretion. If winner is unable to travel on dates specified by Sponsor, winner may forfeit the prize and Sponsor may select an alternate winner if time permits. If any prize-related events are cancelled or postponed for any reason, no substitution for the tickets will be provided and winner will receive the other portion(s) of the prize as full satisfaction of the prize without additional compensation and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner. Sponsor is also not responsible for any weather or airline issues that prevent winner and guest from traveling on specified dates, in which event any missed portion of the prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided. If guest is a minor, winner must be his or her parent or legal guardian. Guest (or if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) must sign and return a liability/publicity release prior to travel. Winner and guest must possess and show valid travel documents by the deadline specified by Sponsor or winner may forfeit the prize. Winner must affirm that s/he and his/her guest are able to arrive at the designated departure airport on time to depart for trip or winner may forfeit prize. Trip must be booked through a representative selected by Sponsor. Once travel arrangements have been made, no changes will be permitted. Event tickets are subject to terms and conditions specified by issuers. Seat locations will be determined by Sponsor. Winner and guest must comply with all venue regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of applicable portion of prize. Sponsor reserves the right to photograph, videotape or otherwise record winner’s and guest’s participation in all elements of the prize (“Prize Footage”). Sponsor shall own all rights to the Prize Footage and Sponsor and its designees shall have the right, but not the obligation, to use, reproduce, modify, publish, post, create derivative works from, and display such Prize Footage and all elements embodied therein, including, without limitation, any names and likenesses, in whole or in part, on a worldwide perpetual basis, and to incorporate the Prize Footage into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, for internal, advertising, commercial and contest purposes, and Winner (and guest) may be required to sign additional documents confirming such rights. ALL TAXES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize (or a portion thereof) for an item of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion if any advertised prize becomes unavailable.


Release of Liability:  By entering the Contest, entrant agrees to hold Sponsor, its parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, franchisees and advertising and Contest agencies and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by participating in the Contest or by acceptance or use of a prize (including any travel or activity-related thereto). Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, delayed, inaccurate, illegible, garbled, stolen or incomplete entries or entries not received for any reason or for electronic transmission errors resulting in 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, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof or for any other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect uploading of any photo or essay or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the Page or any web site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or Web site, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law.


By participating, you further agree that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) 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. 


Governing Law:  Except where prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor, shall be constructed and governed by the laws of the state of New York without regard to conflicts of law. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action.  Venue for all suits will be in the Eastern District of Virginia or, if there's no federal jurisdiction, Fairfax County, Virginia.

Privacy:  Any information you submit is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy posted at  

Severability:  If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

Winner’s Name:  For winner’s name, email Liz Eads (

Sponsor:  The Sponsor of the Promotion is Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort 501 East Camino Real Boca Raton, Florida 33432

Instagram: By participating, you release Instagram, and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, employees, directors, agents, advertising agencies, from any and against any and all injury, loss or damage caused or claimed to be caused by your participation in the Contest and/or the acceptance, awarding, receipt, use and/or misuse of the prize.  Any information you submit online is to the Sponsor, not to Instagram.  This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.



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