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Loyalist College to Host 14th Annual Junior Iron Chef Competition, March 7

March 05, 2015

Loyalist College is pleased to invite members of the community to the 14th annual Junior Iron Chef Competition on Saturday, March 7. Spectators will watch a live feed of the student competitors in the Dining Hall of the Kente Building. Organized by second-year Loyalist Culinary Management students, the competition enables two teams of aspiring high school chefs to showcase their culinary skills.

Competing in this year’s championship are Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) in Picton, and La Salle Secondary School in Kingston. The judging panel will include Loyalist Culinary graduate guest, Chef Andrew Frederick from Occasions by the Bay, and two second-year Loyalist Culinary students. The teams will compete for prize packages, including Loyalist tuition rebate certificates of $500 for each member of the first place team and $300 for each member of the second place team. In addition, prizes have been donated by event sponsors Bib’s Meats, Ontario Pork Producers, and Trent Valley Distributors. Loyalist Culinary graduate Mike Reid has provided a generous monetary donation toward the event.   

What: Loyalist College 14th Annual Junior Iron Chef Competition
Who: Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, Picton and La Salle Secondary School, Kingston
When: Saturday, March 7, 2015
10 am to noon – Competition
1 pm – Awards presentation 
Where: Dining Hall, Kente Building
Admission: No charge

“The second-year Culinary Management students have been planning and preparing for this event since September,” said Professor Margaret Beaumaster. “The culinary students have hosted the finalist dinner, and are preparing for the Junior Iron Chef competition on March 7th. Throughout the year, they have also planned several fundraising activities to support this event. I am very proud of this year’s event management team. They have represented the College and the Culinary program with the highest level of professionalism.”

Click here for more information on Loyalist’s Culinary Management and Culinary Skills – Chef Training programs.

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To schedule an interview or confirm media attendance at the event, please contact:
Kerry Lorimer, Director, Marketing & Communications, Loyalist College, (613) 969-1913, ext. 2536