For the kid who's obsessed with Anthony Bourdain or the one who asks for a Waring blender for Christmas, there's the Art Institute's Best Teen Chef Competition for high school seniors.
And for high school graduates who are thinking of a career in the restaurant world, there's the Culinary Scholarship Competition. Each of these competitions gives participants the opportunity
to earn scholarships to the International Culinary Schools at the Art
Institutes: $4,000 for the Best Teen Chef winner, $1,000 for the
second-place winner in the high school senior category, and $1,500 for
the first-place winner of the high school graduate category.
To be eligible to enter the competition, entrants must submit an entry
and release form by February 3 to the Art Institutes location of their
choice. Deadline for completed entries into the competition is February
Selected entrants will progress to Local Cook-Off Competitions at the
International Culinary Schools at the Art Institutes in April.
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