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Hunter TAFE Ourimbah Campus Annual Cook-Off

Posted on November 4, 2015 , No comments

The annual Hunter TAFE Ourimbah Campus Cook-off in memory of Leo Gerrets

1st, 2nd, 3rd Year Apprentice Chefs

Date: Tuesday 24th November 2015

Registration: 8:30am – Start Time: 9.00am Sharp

All competitors need to do is enter, come along and bring your culinary skills and taste buds. Competitors will be required to design a main and dessert from the ingredients on the list for their category prior to the day and choose other ingredients from the common table on the day of competition. Two plates of each course to be presented. One for tasting and the other for display purposes. Competitors will be allowed to bring recipes with them and basic stocks (no finished sauces). TAFE plates will be available for all competitors to use or you may bring your own.

Every competitor will receive a tray of fresh food from the category list. From here competitors will be allocated 15 minutes to write their menu on the display card and order equipment. Cooking commences at 9:30am and times for service are below.

Main course service time, between 12:00pm – 12:15pm.

Dessert course service time, between 12:45pm – 1:00pm.

Presentation of awards will commence shortly after desserts

Taste, contrast, textures & balance will be the key to unlocking this exciting competition. Remember all aspects of hygiene must be adhered to at all times.

Competition will be judged by industry experts. Judges decision is final.

Good luck, keep smiling and most of all have fun. This competition is open to the first 34 entries; any further entries will be placed on the reserves list. So be quick.

Please fill in the application form below and return to the Commercial Cookery office at Ourimbah TAFE by 17th November 2015 (Tourism & hospitality building) or scan and email to [email protected]

2015 Cook-off Info Pack

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Katrina HighamHunter TAFE Ourimbah Campus Annual Cook-Off