The Association of Austrian Chefs, national section Tyrol is organizing

7. Big Cooking Contest
32 international youth teams up to the age of 25! Deadline: 30 June 2013 Participants must be a member of a the WACS-related Association
At the FAFGA in Innsbruck 32 cooking teams of 2 persons will compete from September 17 until September 19, 2013. In order to organize this cooking contest two completely equipped kitchens and a stand for 120 spectators, from which the audience can watch the contest, will be built up in the exhibition hall 4a. Furthermore the contest is part of the fair and should become the highlight of the Tirol Catering Fair 2013. Creative knowledge The challenge is, to prepare within half an hour a main dish with the ingredients of a basket full of Tyrolean products. The competitors have no previous information about the ingredients. Two teams are always competing with each other. The results will be judged by an international top-class jury, presided by GMC Hans Haller, gold medal winner and chef. The best four teams will again compete in the semi-finals and in the final. The criteria for judging are based on the guidelines of the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS)! Nice prizes are waiting for the winning team! Prize money – Youth Teams We would like to distribute the same prize money as in the previous competitions. According to the international guidelines (WACS) the competitors may not be older than 25 years. Prize money per team: 1. Rank € 2,000 2. Rank € 1,600 3. Rank € 1,200 4. Rank € 1,000 and 8 trophies Schedule - Youth Teams Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17 and 18: qualifying Thursday, September 19: semi-finals and final, followed by an event and the distribution of prizes The Big Cooking Contest has been organized for six years now and has become the most important cooking event in Austria for youth teams and apprentices. The event is trendy, cool, accompanied with music and a presenter is responsible for entertainment including interviews with spectators and fair guests. The criteria for judging are based on the guidelines of the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS)! Accommodation: From September 16(earliest journey) to 20, 2013, accommodation and meals are provided by the Section Tirol. Please note that the participants have to reserve the requested accommodation on their own at the following address: info@kochverbandtirol.com Reservations have to be done by September 12, 2013. Ordered reservations, which are not used by the participants, must be paid by the latter. The address of the accommodation reads: Villa Blanka Innsbruck - Tourismusschulen und Internate - Weiherburggasse 31, A-6020 Innsbruck, phone: 0043.512.292413. A free shuttle service for the return trip to the venue will be organized all days of the competition.

Fafga 2013

Terms of participation Organizer of the event: VKÖ - national section Tyrol The Association of Austrian Chefs – national section Tyrol has the right, without accepting any claim for damages, to cancel or postpone the event or to change the duration of the event or its opening hours. In case of changing the date or the duration of the event, the agreement applies for the new date or the new duration. The exhibitor has no right of withdrawal or claim for damages. The organizer does not assume any liability for accidents, injuries, or as the case may be, nor for damages concerning accommodation during the stay and the duration of the event. The respective coaches are responsible for the young people under the age of 18. Damages concerning accommodation have to be paid immediately. Venue Innsbrucker Messe Ges.mbH A-6020 INNSBRUCK Phone. 0043/+512 – 58 59 11 -0 Fax 0043/+512 - 58 42 90 FAFGA fairground, exhibition hall 4 Date of the event During the FAFGA from Tuesday, 17 September to Thursday, 19 September 2013 Participation – team composition A team consists of 2 persons in the vocational field cook (trainees, cook pupils, students, pupils of a school for the hotel and restaurant industry – hotel management school or tourism college - or young cooks who have finished their apprentice ship). The competitors may not be older than 25 years (U 25/deadline: 30.06.2013), which means they may not be born before 30 June 1988. A passport may be requested as evidence of age. If a team consists of 2 young people under the age of 18, a coach, who has to accompany the team, has to be named. Accommodation for competitors and coach including half-board is provided for free by the section Tyrol. Participants only have to bring their traditional cook clothing (white). The work tool (measurer suit-case) is placed by the section. Other aids are not certified. The decision which 2 teams are competing in the qualifying is taken by the section Tyrol. The coach is responsible for his team. He is allowed to be present during the competition, but not to help “manually”. Furthermore, while his team is cooking, he is not allowed to stay in the coaching area. The challenge The challenge is, to prepare within half an hour a main dish with ingredients of a basket full of Tyrolean products. The competitors have no previous information about the ingredients. (5 minutes to have a look at the ingredients, 5 minutes preparation time, than name the main dish and than 30 minutes for cooking and finally arranging on 4 plates) To 19. 09 a sweet main food must be created in the semi-final from the Goods basket. The allowed time amounts to in this round 45. Min. In the final a cold main food must be prepared from the given Goods basket. The allowed time amounts to in the final 30. Min. Two teams are always competing with each other. The results will be judged by an international top-class jury. The best four teams will again compete in the semi-finals and in the final. The criteria for judging are based on the guidelines of the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS)! Registration, questions and information For a binding registration, please send the enclosed registration form –per Mail or Fax to the office of the VKÖ, section Tyrol by 20 August 2013: Verband der Köche Österreichs/Sektion Tirol Mail: info@kochverbandtirol.com Fax: 0043(0)541486235 Registration is also possible directly on the homepage of the VKÖ, section Tyrol: http://www.kochverbandtirol.com Entry Fee

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