Following on from the successful 2009 and 2010 Chef of the Future competitions, the Cordon Vert School is searching for a new star of vegetarian cuisine in 2011.
Entry forms are available at www.cordonvert.co.uk and the closing date is 31 March 2011.
The contest is open to vegetarian and non-vegetarian chefs alike. The winner of the award will receive: a fully funded Cordon Vert Diploma scholarship (worth in excess of £1,500), a year’s membership to the Vegetarian Society and a personalised chef’s jacket.
The competition offers chefs the chance to show their potential in this exciting culinary field.
To become the Cordon Vert Chef of the Future entrants complete two stages. First they must create a three course menu which is suitable for vegetarians, then finalists will be expected to produce their full meal at a live cook off at the Vegetarian Society headquarters in Cheshire, is the week commencing 9 May.
In 2010 Kim Barnish from Keele University was the Cordon Vert Chef of the Future, while in 2009 Eddie Shepherd was a joint winner. Since winning Eddie has cooked on TV, demonstrated at exhibitions and written for food magazines.
To enter, complete the form at www.cordonvert.co.uk and send it in along with: a menu of your own design, complete with ingredients list and detailed descriptions of each dish, including presentational food shots if possible.
Alex Connell, Principal Tutor at the Cordon Vert School, said, “This competition is a real opportunity to shine, it offers you the chance to show off your skills and creativity, and really make your mark.”
This is the third year that the Vegetarian Society has held the Cordon Vert Chef of the Future competition.
The Cordon Vert School has an unrivalled reputation for excellent and innovative vegetarian cuisine drawing on a variety of international flavours and ingredients reflecting current trends in world cuisine with fresh and imaginative ideas. For more information on professional courses visit www.cordonvert.co.uk