culinary competitions

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by skatz85, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. skatz85

    skatz85

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    hello I'm not sure if this is the section to post this but I'm very interested in doing some cooking competitions. i have looked at a few recipe competitions and looked at the ACF website as well but still want to see more. Is their any place i can look to do actual competitions where i go somewhere and prepare food. i have never done any but very interested in being part of the competition to gain experience and knowledge. Thank you
     
  2. shroomgirl

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    you may want to watch one prior to competing......
     
  3. kyheirloomer

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    Most of them have state- and national-level governing bodies. So you might try doing searches using specific cooking methods. For instance, "chile cookoffs" "barbecue competitions" "bake-offs" etc.

    Some have elimination contests. That is, you might have to amass points at the local and state level in order to compete nationally. With others, such as the "Build A Better Hamburger" contest you first submit recipes.

    Keep in mind, however, that the criteria used in contests may or may not reflect the kind of cooking you do at home.