Saturday, February 28, 2015

Up to 32 students will be selected to participate in the culinary competition and eight will participate in the pastry competition.  Student competitors will be asked to demonstrate their skills in the award-winning Culinary Arts Center at Monroe College’s School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts in New Rochelle, NY.  You must be a high school senior to apply.

At the end of the competition the top-rated students will be acknowledged as America’s Best High School Chef and Pastry Chef.

Monroe College, the host of America’s Best High School Chef, is dedicated to the goal of strengthening high school students’ culinary capabilities by providing high-quality educational experiences.  The Monroe School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts believes in competitions that help identify, recognize, and reward excellence among high school students.

All applications must be completed online at: https://www.monroecollege.edu/Degrees/Undergraduate-Degrees/Hospitality-and-Culinary-Degree/ABHSC/ (pastry applicants only:  in addition to the application, must email a picture of their dessert to Wanda Velazquez at shmca@monroecollege.edu please write ABHSC Competition in the subject line).

Prizes:

First Prize – Culinary Competition

  • The right to wear the title “America’s Best High School Chef”
  • Full *Academic Scholarship for the AAS Culinary Arts Program at Monroe College
  • The opportunity to apply to the Monroe College study abroad program for a semester in Italy

First Prize – Pastry Competition

  • The right to wear the title “America’s Best High School Chef”
  • Full *Academic Scholarship for the AAS Baking and Pastry Arts Program at Monroe College
  • The opportunity to apply to the Monroe College study abroad program for a semester in Italy

Final Four (in either Category)

  • Partial *Academic Scholarships for either the AAS Culinary Arts or AAS Baking and Pastry Programs

(values to be determined based on student performance) at Monroe College

  • Academic Scholarships are based on meeting GPA Requirements, graduation from an accredited high school and other institutional requirements. The scholarship value is based on the current tuition rate and may rise with tuition increase.

 

https://www.monroecollege.edu/Degrees/Undergraduate-Degrees/Hospitality-and-Culinary-Degree/ABHSC/

Click HERE to access the flyer.

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