Published on Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014
The winners will receive scholarships to attend School of Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation programs Georgian College.
A total of 78 participants, from high schools between Toronto and North Bay, work in pairs as cooking, baking or restaurant service teams. Cooking students must prepare a three-course meal (entrée, main and dessert).
Baking students must prepare an array of baked goods (apple pies, banana muffins, white bread rolls, éclairs and choux puffs). Restaurant service students complete tasks including a table setting, mocktail preparation, and serving guests at a coffee service.
The goal of the day is to introduce students to competitive hospitality competitions and to enlighten them on the many career paths that the industry offers. At the same time, these talented high school students gain an introduction to Georgian College faculty, programs, and facilities.