A rewarding culinary experience!
Are you passionate about cooking? Do you think you could make the cut in a cooking competition? Participate in the 2019-2020 Iron Chef Competition! A rewarding experience where you can develop your cooking skills.
Iron Chef is an annual culinary interuniversity competition between five universities: University of Ottawa; University of Toronto; McGill University; University of Massachusetts and Carleton University
This year, the competition will take place in at Carleton University on February 23, 2020.
Become one of the apprentice chefs of the uOttawa team!
Bring your talent to win the first phase of the competition to represent the University of Ottawa during the interuniversity culinary competition! By becoming a member of our kitchen brigade, you will have the opportunity to develop your cooking skills through the training offered by our skilled chefs and to enjoy a unique experience!
PRELIMINARY CANDIDATE SELECTION – MINUTE TO WIN IT
This test will determine the four best apprentices to form the uOttawa team.This is your chance to stand out and be part of the official competition.
During this 30-minute trial, you will be asked to individually demonstrate your basic culinary skills. You will be given a few minutes to complete simple tasks, for example, cutting up an onion. Don’t worry! We don’t expect you to be a Cordon Bleu graduate or a certified CAA/AAA chef!
Date: Saturday September 28, 2019
Location: Dining Hall, My Pantry
MANDATORY WEEKLY TRAINING SESSIONS WITH THE CULINARY TEAM
The uOttawa culinary team will be training the participants to further their cooking techniques and skills. During the training sessions, the team will perfect their basic kitchen skills and learn new ones.
The weekly training schedule will be determined by the culinary team and will depend on the apprentice chefs’ availability, as well as the students schedules.
Training will take place in the Dining Hall.
STEP 3 – ANNUAL INTERUNIVERSITY COMPETITION
Each university team will have to present a menu. Renowned chefs and culinary critics will judge and select the winning dishes based on criteria such as presentation, taste, texture and creativity.
The winning team will be awarded great prizes!
Be part of the adventure!
CONDITIONS TO REGISTER:
- Be passionate about cooking and want to further your cooking skills.
- Be available for all training sessions and the final competition February 22 and 23, 2020.
(The practice schedule will be posted September 26)