Culinary Championship: Event Schedule

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial Street SE

The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. See what the day is like by viewing this video from the 2016 National ProStart Invitational.

Event Schedule (as of 1.4.17)

7:00-9:30 a.m. Buffet Breakfast (ticketed participants only)
8:00 a.m.  Team/Student Check-In Begins (registration area)
8:30 a.m. Event Open to the Public
8:30-1:20 p.m. Culinary Competition
11:25-6:00 p.m. Meals on Display
12:00-2:00 p.m.  
Lunch (ticketed participants only)
1:00-3:30 p.m.
Mock Interviews (ProStart students only)
1:00-4:00 p.m.
3:00-4:10 p.m.
Judges' Feedback (teams, teachers, and mentors only)
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Dinner (ticketed participants only)
5:15 p.m.
Awards Ceremony (open to everyone)

Competition Format: Five heats with progressive start times.

Please note, there is no speaking to the teams allowed while they are competing as they may lose points!

Categories Include:

  • Menu & Costing
  • Product Check-in / Safety & Sanitation 
  • Mise en place: Station Pre-Set  
  • Knife Skills 
  • Production of a 3-course Gourmet Meal
  • Cleanup 
Download the Culinary Competition Procedures and Rules
Download the Competition Schedule
Download the Event Schedule
Download the Campus Map

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