HTN INTER SCHOOLS CULINARY COMPETITION 

This culinary competition will provide an opportunity for high school students who are studying hospitality to demonstrate their skill and capability. Competitions also have the capacity to enhance personal development, improve personal standards, support networking growth and comradeship with fellow competitors.

TAFE NSW, Hamilton Campus
Date: Thursday 26th July 2018
Time: 10am – 2pm
Address: 91 Parry St, Newcastle West NSW 2302

TAFE NSW Ryde Campus
Date: Wednesday 25th July 2018

Time: 10am – 2pm
Address: 250 Blaxland Rd, Ryde NSW 2112 (entry via Parkes Street)

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Canberra Institute of Technology Campus (CIT)
Date:  Friday 6th July 2018
Time: 10am – 2pm
Address: 37 Constitution Ave, Reid ACT 2601

The competition will take place in up to two (2) separate commercial kitchens within each college facility with up to twelve (12) students competing in each kitchen.

Competing schools can nominate two (2) students to compete as a team who will be required to replicate the dish that the demonstrating chef prepares within a ninety (90) minute time frame. Two (2) identical portions of that dish will be produced by each team with one (1) dish presented to judging chefs for scoring and one (1) dish for public presentation.

The team that achieves the highest score for their dish in each kitchen as determined by the judging chefs will then be declared the winning team of the culinary challenge.

On The Day:

You must supply:

  • Your own full chef’s uniform, including closed in sturdy footwear (boots) and neckerchief.  Personal presentation is always a reflection of your approach to your craft (no jewellery).
  • Your own toolkit. We expect your toolkit to include: 

Knives
Hand Tools
Whisks
Wooden Spoons
Tea towels – freshly laundered
Vegetable Peeler
Turning Knife

Competition Prizes:

Every competitor will receive a certificate of participation in recognition of their participation in the event.

The winning team will be determined by the highest points scored by judging chefs and will receive a participation pack with sponsor and industry information.  The top three performing teams (based on highest points scored) will be awarded prizes as follows:

1st: The team that is awarded highest points score will each win a prize pack that includes a selection of books, a $200 Fraser and Hughes gift voucher.

2nd: The team that is awarded the second highest points will each win a prize pack that includes a selection of books and a $150 Fraser and Hughes gift voucher.

3rd: The team that is awarded the third highest points score will each win a prize pack that includes a selection of books and a $100 Fraser and Hughes gift voucher.

Random prizes may also be awarded at the event as encouragement awards at the discretion of judges and dependant on availability. 

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