State & National Collegiate Competition
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State & National Collegiate Competition

What: A collegiate competition utilizing veal as the protein

Who: Current students in culinary classes or programs

When: Opening January 23rd, submissions due March 10th

Theme: Gourmet Burgers and Sandwiches – Insta worthy Food Creations

A chance to win up to $1,500 in scholarships

State Beef Councils and Beef Checkoff funded Veal – Discover Delicious are offering collegiate culinary programs the opportunity to participate in a veal learning experience and a culinary competition. The competition allows collegiate culinary students to learn about veal production virtually and get creative with veal in the kitchen.

One submission will be chosen at the state level, each state winner will receive $500 in scholarship money and the chance to have their recipe featured on the national platforms of State winners will be entered into the national competition for the chance to win an additional $1,000 in scholarship money and national recognition. Students can work individually or in teams of 2-3 to develop a creative new recipe. Scholarship money will be awarded per individual team member! Students may also submit multiple entries! 

Project Steps:

  1. Learn about Veal Farming: watch our virtual farm tour on YouTube to learn about veal and how veal is raised. Complete the pre- and post-surveys (THIS IS MANDATORY FOR THE COMPETITION)
  2. Recipe Development: All recipe submissions will be created on students’ home campuses or residence and submitted via Dropbox or email by March 3rd, no exceptions
  3. State Winners will be notified by March 10th
  4. All State Winners will be automatically submitted to the National Competition
  5. National competition winner will be announced by March 24th with People’s Choice voting will take place online March 14th through 16th

For recipe evaluation rubric, competition requirements, and competition checklist download the full document here!