Originally Posted by EMTTLC
I wouldn't have a problem mandating that judges fill out a comment card on each entry regardless of score. They have thirty minutes between turn-ins, thats five minutes for each piece they sampled. It wouldn't take 30 seconds each. I think a judge should be able to articulate what they liked or didn't like about an entry. I consistantly do more comment cards than everyone at my table combined. Feedback makes for better cooks.
They really don't have 30 minutes - I've seen tables get food as late as 15 minutes into the judging period.
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It's not a comment card issue - it's a lack of quantifiable standards issue
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