The International Cooking Competition will be held on November 9-10, 2019 at the International State Fair during the International Food, Beverage, Wine, Spirit and Professional Equipment “FoodPanorama & Cyprus HoReCa Expo 2019”.
Analytical program with the participants and time of competition per category will be announced two weeks before the competition per category.
The international Cooking Competition will be open to the public to watch the whole procedure.
The best Professional Chefs will be for 2 days at the International State Fair in Nicosia to offer an impressive spectate.
You can manage in the pressure of time creating dishes with secret ingredients? You can stand out from a competition environment, away from your team in your kitchen with your own ingredients? Do you have that natural talent and understanding of taste?
Then you can participate on the “Mystery Box”, a box with unknown ingredients, where you will have to improvise and present an original main dish and desert. You will have at your disposal only the ingredients presented in the “Mystery Box”.
The Professional Chefs will have 55 minutes to make 2 main dishes, one for the discretionary committee and one for presentation, and also 2 deserts one for the committee and one for the presentation.
Participation Fee: €15.00
Students of higher schools have the right to participate as equals for the purpose of upgrading their business knowledge and technical skills and exchange of valuable experiences at the application table.
The best chef coming from culinary art colleges are invited to promote the Mediterranean cuisine, to engage their imagination and creativity, in order to impress the distinguished Chefs who will be the committee, with two dishes. 1st basic ingredients is Mollusca (squid. Octopus, cuttlefish) and the 2nd with a creative desert with filo pastry.
Emphasis will be placed on the skills involved in the technique of cooking, presentation and taste. The students will be called to present two main dishes one for the committee and one for presentation.
Precooking is not allowed. The whole procedure of preparation must be on spot.
The contestants must have the recipe typed in two copies and at the time of the contest will hand in the one copy to the responsible person of the committee. They will have 45 minutes to prepare 2 dishes with basic ingredients Mollusca, one for the committee and one for presentation and another 45 minutes to prepare 2 dishes of creative desert out of filo as a basic ingredient, one for the committee and one for preparation.
Participation Fee: €10.00
If you are students and age 6-12 come and meet the traditions of our country and the forgotten traditional tastes of Cyprus cuisine and confectionary.
The purpose of this competition category is to get familiar with the ingredients, the taste and smell of the Mediterranean diet and also to appreciate in the process the value of a healthy homemade food and desert.
It is required that all ingredients are Cypriot and the finishing process and presentation be on the spot. All ingredients will be allowed to be precut or precooked.
The participants will have to have the recipe typed in two copies and during the contest they give one copy to the person responsible for the committee. They will have 45 minutes to prepare the two dishes one for the committee and one for presentation.
Participation Fees: : €5,00
If you are children of 5 years of age and have a passion for sweets, come to create a love story and search with basic ingredients sugar and imagination. To experiment and match together ingredients, to your own recipe of sweet which will be prepared on the spot.
You are allowed to bring with you ready sweets and decorate them on the spot with the art of confectionary. The children will have 30 minutes to complete their creation. Children can work in teams or individually and must be accompanied during the competition with at least one adult where they can help with the process. Fire and any type of heat will not be allowed for security reasons.
All the children participating at the competition will receive a certificate of participation.
Cost of Entry: FREE!!!!
Is cooking your passion? Do your family or friends congratulate you on your cooking? Do you get inspired by traditional or modern ways and experiment on Middle Eastern cuisine?
Escape from your everyday routine and come join the competition for amateur cooks.
The preparation process for your food recipe will be done on the spot.
The participants must have their recipe typed in two copies and at the time of the competition must hand in one copy to the person responsible for the committee. Participants will have 45 minutes to prepare 2 main dishes (main course) one for the committee and one for presentation.
Participation Fee: €10.00
PARTICIPATIONS: The participants can send their application forms through email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINE: The deadline for all participants is October 11th 2019. About the different categories of participation, a series of priorities will be followed, taking into account he date and submission of the application.
The organizer retains the right to cancel any category or limit the number of contestants or extend, modify or cancel any of the terms without being considered responsible for any claim for damages.
|PRESCHOOL CHILDREN (JUNIOR CHEF)||FREE|
|STUDENTS 6-12 YEARS (STUDENT CHEF OF THE YEAR)||€5,00|
CULINARY ART TECHNICAL SCHOOL STUDENTS (CULINARY ART STUDENT OF THE YEAR)
|CULINARY ART COLLEGE STUDENTS ( YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR)||€10,00|
|PROFESSIONAL CHEFS (CHEF OF THE YEAR )||€15,00|
|AMATEUR COOKS(TALENTED CHEF OF THE YEAR)||€10,00|
All payments must be made at the following account:
BANK: ALPHA BANK CYPRUS LTD
SWIFT CODE: ABKLCY2N
Please send the payment confirmation at the email address: email@example.com
PARTICIPATION FEE: is not refundable if the competition is cancelled for reasons beyond the organizers control or if the contestant withdraws from the competition. The fee is detained to cover up administrative expenses..
Supplies and Equipment from the Participants:
All food (including herbs and spices), personal tools, equipment including knives, pots etc.
Supplies and equipment from the organizers:
Kitchen, Fridge and Freezer, Working benches, Faucet with cold water.
Ingredients from the “Mystery Box” are excluded.
Degree of Difficulty
|0,5 – 16 points|
0,5 – 25 points
Combination of ingredients and use of ingredients
|0,5 – 16 points|
0,5 – 16 points
|0,5 – 27 points|
The maximum general point average is 100
The awards will be awarded based on the level of success. Where no achievement will be awarded.
GOLD MEDAL AWARD (90-100 points)
SILVER MEDAL AWARD (80-89 points)
BRONZE MEDAL AWARD (70-79 points)
ATTESTATION- PRAISE (60-69 points)
In case of non-compliance with the general terms and conditions the committee have the right to impose sanctions which will vary and points will be deducted from one (-1) to (-10) points. Factors that are causes of sanctions: