DESCRIPTION The Grace Junior Chef Culinary Competition, sponsored by Grace Foods Canada Inc., is a part of the JerkFest Toronto Junior Carnival Parade and Family Day . The competition provides a platform for young aspiring chefs to demonstrate their culinary skills and promote passion for healthy eating and lifestyle. The competition is aimed at spreading Caribbean Gastronomical Culture by using local products with Caribbean flavours inspired by Grace Foods. ABOUT COMPETITION The competition is open to youths ages 9-13. Junior chefs (contestants) are required to submit an application package with a healthy choice recipe utilizing the following Mandatory ingredients: Grace Coconut water Grace Jerk Seasoning and/or Sauces - a minimum of one.
|(Please note that you may also use any other Grace product in your recipe) The recipe must be created for use on a BBQ grill, and prepared for the following meal options, lunch or dinner (no breakfast submission will be accepted). A full list of Grace Foods’ products is available on www.gracefoods.ca . Application deadline and recipe submission is June 25th. 2018. Seven (7) Junior chefs will be selected by the competition’s consulting chefs by June 29th. 2018 to compete in the final competition. There will be a mandatory orientation session where the seven (7) contestants will meet with guest speakers, including professional chefs and representatives from the Toronto Public Health Department. THE FOLLOWING WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE ORIENTATION SESSION
July 18th 2018 at the Tropicana Community Services. A Grace gift bag valued at $25.00 along with the required Grace products for the recipe will be presented to each competitor. President’s Choice Gift cards valued at minimum $75.00 will be given to contestants to purchase non Grace ingredients and utensils. Grace aprons, hats. PRIZE Finals’ winners to receive on July 21, 2018: First Place Prize $700.00 CAD Second Place Prize $500.00 CAD Third Place Prize $300.00 CAD Consolation prizes will be given to contestants that did not place in the top 3. All decisions of the judges are final.