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Junior Garlic Iron Chef Contest
September 18 @ 12:30 pm - September 19 @ 2:00 pm
DATE: Contests will be held on BOTH Saturday and Sunday of the festival at 1:00pm. Please note which date you are entering. The contest will be held rain or shine. Please arrive by 12:30 pm.
CONTEST DESCRIPTION: Junior Garlic Iron Chef contestants will test their garlic sauce making skills in front of a live festival audience. Using simple utensils and farm fresh garlic and produce, contestants will have 30 minutes to prepare a delicious and unique pasta sauce that showcases the awesomeness of garlic! Judges will taste the junior chefs’ creations and decide the winner!
JUNIOR GARLIC IRON CHEF RULES:
- Junior Garlic Iron Chef contestants must be ages 10-18; contestants may enter as teams made up of 1-4 people.
- Contestants will have 30 minutes to use ingredients provided to create enough sauce for the pasta provided
(approximately 1 pound cooked pasta).
- Contestants will use ingredients provided, as judging is based on use garlic from Garden of Eve Organic Farm.
- Sauces will be judged on: 1) Deliciousness 2) Showcasing of garlic, 3) Use of GoE produce, 4) Originality. The
judges will determine the winner of the contest and the judges’ decisions are final.
GARDEN OF EVE SUPPLIES:
o Garden of Eve produce: (will be provided whole, not cut): assorted tomatoes, basil, hot & sweet peppers, and a selection of surprise ingredients
o Heads of garlic o Cooked pasta o Salt/pepper
- Portable butane stoves will be supplied to contestants at the contest site
- Utensils for each team: a cutting knife/cutting board, stirring spoon, spatula
- Arrive by 12:30am in the Event Tent. Check in with the MC, Elizabeth
- Be ready for a fun and challenging half hour!
- Contestants May bring a MAXIMUM of 3 “Secret Ingredients” that are not provided by Garden of Eve. Please
tell Garden of Eve in advance what these will be, and bringing more than 3 will incur elimination.
PRIZES: The winner will be named Junior Garlic Iron Chef, and will receive an official Junior Garlic Iron Chef plaque.