Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


Will New Zealand’s next Master Chef be found at MIT?

June 14, 2013

Will New Zealand’s next Master Chef be found at MIT?

Future hospitality stars will get the chance to show their skills and compete for some great prizes at Manukau Institute of Technology’s Secondary Schools Hospitality Competition this week.

The competition is open to year 11–13 secondary school students and 70 entries have been received for the event which is being held at Manukau Institute of Technology’s School of Culinary and Hospitality in their fully equipped production kitchens on June 26.

More than 70 entries have been received from 10 schools in the Auckland region including Manurewa High School, Mt Albert Grammar, Mt Roskill Grammar, Papakura High School, Long Bay College, Aorere College, Lynfield College, Onehunga High School, Scared Heart College and Botany Downs Secondary College.

Manukau Institute of Technology’s Dean of the Faculty of Consumer Services, Cherie Freeman says, “The competition aims to give students confidence and experience of real working conditions and to promote hospitality and culinary as a future career option.”

The participants will compete under a number of different categories: Live Cup Cakes; Pasta Dish; Innovative Wraps; Innovative Table Setting; Barista Competition and Smoothies.

The competition also includes the prestigious Auckland Regional City Guilds Team Challenge where teams of two competitors must produce four portions of an entrée and four courses of a main course within 90 minutes.

The winner will go on to compete at the National City Guilds Team Challenge being hosted at Manukau Institute of Technology on September 23 which has a top prize of $2000 donation towards fees for further training.

Manukau Institute of Technology offers partnerships with secondary schools to deliver hospitality and culinary industry training within schools providing support and accreditation to make this possible. Please contact out STAR office for details on STAR@manukau.ac.nz.

WHAT: MIT Secondary Schools Hospitality Competition
WHERE: Manukau Institute of Technology School of Culinary and Hospitality NT Block, Gate 14, Alexander Crescent, Manukau, Auckland.
WHEN: June 26th 2013

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

8 October: Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Coming To Auckland!

Dainty Group announced today that global superstar Miley Cyrus will bring her BANGERZ TOUR to New Zealand in October this year. This will be Miley’s first ever visit to New Zealand and there will only be one Auckland show before she takes her tour to Australia. More>>

ALSO:

Music: Lorde NZ Tour Confirmed In Four Major Cities!

In what will be her first ever New Zealand headline tour, Frontier Touring and Brent Eccles Entertainment are stoked to bring you four epic shows across the country! The all ages concerts take place late October/ early November in Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington and Auckland. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Poor Economics

A review of and excerpt from Jonathan Boston and Simon Chapple’s Child Poverty in New Zealand. More>>

Head Count: Highest Population Growth Since 2003

The country’s population grew by 67,800 people, or 1.5 percent, in the year to 30 June 2014. This came from natural increase (births minus deaths) of 29,500 and net migration (arrivals minus departures) of 38,300. New Zealand's estimated resident population was 4.51 million at 30 June 2014. More>>

Fun-Enhancement: Research To Ensure Even Game For Less Skilled Players

A University of Canterbury engineering PhD student is researching sports, such as table tennis, to ensure closer games for both better and less skilled players. More>>

Werewolf: From The Lost Continent

It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf: Blue Eyed & Soulful

Last year’s Muscle Shoals documentary was a reminder that on some of soul music’s most hallowed tracks, the studio band consisted of a bunch of white guys from rural Alabama... More>>

ALSO:

Final Event - Number Crunching: NZ Fifth Best Performer At Commonwealth Games

With a haul of 45 medals, New Zealand has outperformed the best predictions of the world’s number crunchers by 440% and beaten our past performance at the Commonwealth Games by 11% per cent, according to a Massey University finance lecturer. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news