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

 

TV3 Video: NZ Praised For Sportsmanship After Cricket World Cup Final Loss

New Zealand may have been outplayed in the Cricket World Cup final by Australia, but received praise worldwide for their graciousness in defeat. More>>

ALSO:

Earlier:

Werewolf: Finding Love In Hell

Will it really be 25 years in May since David Lynch’s Wild at Heart won big at Cannes, nabbing no less than the Palme d’Or? Amazing but true, and yet the film that was briefly Lynch’s most feted, now seems to be his most forgotten. More>>

ALSO:

Cricket: Dramatic Win Puts Black Caps In Finals

In Parliament: When Parliament resumed at 2pm the House passed a motion on a voice vote admiring the performance of the New Zealand cricket team in last night’s World Cup semi-final and wishing them well for the final on the weekend. More>>

ALSO:

Moon Shot/Kills Switch: The X Factor Judges Removed

MediaWorks has today decided that Natalia Kills and Willie Moon are no longer suitable to judge The X Factor and have removed them from the show. MediaWorks CEO, Mark Weldon, said that last night on The X Factor both Kills and Moon made comments that were completely unacceptable. More>>

ALSO:

Tessa Nichol: Up Up & Away In The Wairarapa

It’s an overcast morning in the Wairarapa but the mood on the ground in Carterton’s Carrington Park is anything but grey. More than 20 hot air balloons are getting ready to take off into the cloudy sky to mark the start of this year’s Wairarapa Balloon Festival. More>>

Golden Shears: Scotsman Wins Golden Shears Open Final

A Scottish shearer who settled in New Zealand to farm in Taranaki has become the first shearer from overseas to win the Golden Shears Open Shearing Championship. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news