COOK-OFFS- "YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR"

THE WINNERS WILL BE AWARDED WITH THE “YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR” TITLE.

(FREE Participation)


WE ARE NOW INVITING APPLICATIONS FOR COOK-OFFS TO BE HELD AT THE HOZPITALITY CHEF EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018.

Contest Rules:-

This is a free culinary competition and is open to all Young chefs, 28 years old and below as on 2nd May 2018.

All competing chefs have to create a Main Course of their own choice.

The dish has to be suitable for a 3 course menu in a good UAE Restaurant.

Use of Modern Cooking Techniques and Presentation is an important aspect of the dish.

The dish will be judged based on Creativity, Balance of the Ingredients, Flavors and Presentation. A team of Worldchefs Judges shall adjudicate in all rounds following the Worldchefs Judging guidelines for practical cookery classes.

 

Round I – All Chefs interested in participating should send their detailed recipe along with a photo of the dish to email@hozpitality.com

(The first round is only judged based on the dish picture and recipe provided, a good quality high resolution picture and detailed recipe is important.) A team of Worldchefs Judges shall adjudicate and finalize the 16 shortlists based on the recipe and dish picture to move to Round II.

 

Round II (Cook- Offs to be held at ICCA campus in April)

The Best 16 Chefs shortlisted from Round I will be selected and will be invited for a live cook off at International Centre for Culinary Arts (ICCA) in Dubai, Knowledge Park.

For the cook off the same recipe sent earlier during Round I has to be used.

Time allowed is 60 minutes

The competing chefs have to prepare and present 3 identical main course plates.

All ingredients have to be brought in by the competing chefs.

All ingredients must be raw, only washed and peeled and not cut

The Main Course would be suitable for 3 course menu

Competitors can bring their own choice of plates

3 sets of typewritten recipe in English is required.

A team of Worldchefs Judges shall adjudicate in all rounds following the Worldchefs Judging guidelines for practical cookery classes.

 

Round III (Cook-Offs to be held at the Award night on 2nd May at Five Palm Jumeirah)

8 finalists will be selected from the Round II at ICCA in Dubai

This 8 finalist will have a live cook off at the Hozpitality Chef Awards Night on 2nd May 2018

Rules for Round III

2 Semi Finals with 4 Chefs will be held and the best 4 will go into the Finals for the final cook off at the event.

Final details of equipment etc will be announced and informed to the shortlisted chefs after the semifinal cook-off at ICCA.

The protein to be used will be announced later.

8 finalists need to use at least 2 of the Nestlé products which will be presented at the Round II at ICCA

For this round all garnishes and sauces can be prepared off side and brought in by the participating chefs.

Each round will only be 30 minutes

The 2 winner Chefs will be awarded with “Young Chef of the Year- Gold and Silver Awards”

 

WE WISH YOU ALL THE BEST AND LOOK FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR ENTRIES