The opening ceremony of the Young Chef Olympiad presented by IIHM, in association with t2...
- Published 6.02.15
What: Opening ceremony of the International Young Chef Olympiad (YCO) 2015, in association with t2.
Where: City Centre Salt Lake, on January 29.
Who: The three-day battle of pots and pans was hosted by the Calcutta campus of International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM). The YCO saw students from top culinary schools of 15 countries — Bhutan, Kenya, Zimbabwe, China, USA, UK, Switzerland, Spain, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh,
Sri Lanka, France, Myanmar and India.
Format: The Super 8 were chosen from the 15 after a semi-final cook-off. One winner was picked from the Super 8 after the final cook-off. All students were given a fixed set of ingredients and limited time to ensure fair play.
The reward? The winner walked home with $10,000 cash prize, a trophy, a certificate and a chance to travel as the YC ambassador.