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Celebrity Judge for Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

Celebrity Judge & Finalists Announced for National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

Wednesday 27th August, 2014

One of the high profile judges from TVNZ’s newest cooking show will join the judging panel for the final of Junior Masterchef at MIT in September.

Ben Bayly of MKR (NZ) will join chief judge from Caterplus, Mark Wylie and three other professional executive chefs tasked with determining which secondary school team will take the 2014 National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge title (photo attached).

“This has been a three month journey from the first regional event to the Nationals in September. We have witnessed some amazing dishes, creative designs and very committed students and trainers. The benchmark has been set and we expect the standard to be very high indeed for the grand finale at the Manukau Institute of Technology on the 12th of September,” says City & Guilds Pacific Manager, Glenn Fulcher.

REGIONAL FINALISTS:
Northland Northland Trades Academy (Whangarei) – Hayden Rodgers (Whangarei Boys) and Mataroria Rawhiti (Tauraroa Area School)
Auckland Long Bay College (North Shore) – Kiwon Lee and Minseop Kim
Waikato Sacred Heart Girls’ College (Hamilton) – Melissa Petrin and Hannah Ralph
Hawkes Bay St John’s College (Hastings) – Jake Ireland and Sam Heaven
Taranaki Spotswood College (New Plymouth) – Bree Paton-Courtney and Shardae McGoven
Wellington Heretaunga College (Upper Hutt) – Tyler Langerveld and Grace Cunningham
Nelson/Marlborough Nelson College – Chakkapong Klahan and Louis Clark
Canterbury Burnside High School (Christchurch) – Kimberly McLeod and Sharon Cao
Southern Queen’s High School (Dunedin) – Lauren Wright and Abby Johnson

NATIONAL PRIZE:
The two students who win the National Title will receive a gift pack each from vegetables.co.nz, an iPad mini and a $2,000 scholarship each towards their study of a City & Guilds International Catering Qualification, in a City & Guilds approved training centre of their choice.
The winning school will receive a $1,000 voucher from Bidvest and a E32D4 Blue Seal Turbofan Oven and Stand from Moffat New Zealand worth $7,000.

The annual National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge is made possible by strong support from the following sponsors; City & Guilds www.cityandguilds.com NZ Chicken -www.pianz.org.nz Southern Hospitality – www.southernhospitality.co.nz Vegetables.co.nz - www.vegetables.co.nz Potatoes New Zealand - www.potatoesnz.co.nz 5+ A DAY -www.5aday.co.nz Bidvest – www.bidvest.co.nz Moffatt - www.moffat.co.nz


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