THINGS TO KNOW FOR COMPETITION: Mandatory dress code for all competitors: food handling attire (clean black pants, shirt, closed shoes with socks, Grace hat and Grace apron). Contestants will have a total of 90 minutes to complete the following: Prepare and cook the ingredients. Plate and present their final dish to the judges. All BBQ grills and dish for final plating will be supplied by Grace Foods. Contestants will be responsible for ensuring all of their ingredients and utensils are on site the day of the competition. It is highly recommended to practice your recipe and techniques prior to the competition to better highlight your skills. The meal should have the appropriate accompaniments, garnishes, and sauces to create a balanced plate. Contestants must demonstrate clean, tidy, colorful, appetizing presentation and flavor combinations should be displayed. Guest consulting chefs will be available during the competition providing hands-off guidance in cooking techniques and safety during the preparation of dishes as needed. Competitors will be penalized in scoring if plates are not delivered to judges within allotted time. Meal must be presented within 90 minutes of starting time. There will be a 1 point deduction for each minute late (with a maximum of a 5 minute delay). An assistant will help in cleaning and delivering plates to the judges. There will be a 5 point deduction if the station is not cleaned after exiting.