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SUNY Delhi Wins Its First International Culinary Competition, And More…

 Foodservice News In Brief…

The culinary team from SUNY Delhi in Delhi, New York, won the Copa Culinaria Mundial Junior, representing the U.S. at competition in Costa Rica. Team Delhi earned gold medals in both the hot and cold food categories to earn its first victory in international competition. “Winning an international competition represents a major milestone for the SUNY Delhi Culinary Arts program,” said Dr. David Brower, SUNY Delhi interim provost. “This win will open countless doors for the students and will help them secure employment after graduation.” Delhi’s five-member team competed against Costa Rica, Bahamas, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru. This opportunity was made possible due to a longstanding relationship between SUNY Delhi and American Culinary Federation Chef Louis Perrotte. Each team was required to create a three-course meal, 12 portions each, in two-and-a-half hours. Judges from all of over the world determined the first, second and third place winners…

The Massachusetts Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship Awards Gala will be held Tuesday, June 14, at 6 p.m. at the Danversport Yacht Club in Danvers, Massachusetts…

The 18th annual Chefs in Shorts event will be held Friday, June 19, from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Seaport Boston Hotel and World Trade Center. Back in 1998, Chefs in Shorts was created featuring a handful of chefs enjoying the outdoors while creating grilled specialties for attendees. The intention was to create an event that attracted the public while raising awareness of both the newly opened Seaport Hotel and this “new” area of Boston. Chefs in Shorts raise awareness and valuable funds for Future Chefs, a local nonprofit focused on first careers in the culinary arts. More than 50 foodservice firms will be participating.

 

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Mike Berger

Mike Berger

Mike enjoys touring various supermarkets to check out the latest foods and trends. When he isn’t writing, he takes pleasure in sports, his family and young, energetic grandchild.

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