Regional Culinary Fare 2012

Summary of the Challenge:
This year the event took place at AUT. The purpose was to evaluate each student’s skills & competency in many situations. Our students had to use their practical abilities & organization skills to execute a range of culinary criteria accurately and safely in the field of Cookery & Hospitality. The Challenge recognized the students for their excellence, professionalism and outstanding performance.
Each one of our student participants gave their best! They showed enthusiasm, determination, spirit, gumption and most of all a passion for competition. The results were magnificent and outstanding; we collected one Merit Certificate, three Gold, eight Silver and five Bronze medals.

Class 121 – Soup
One gold medal:
Sashi Maeda

Class 122 – Pasta Dish
Two gold medals:
Josan Cabansag
Joanne Young Hee Kim
Two silver medals:
Hyeone Han
Marchelyna Susanti
Winter Zheng Yao
Two bronze medals:
Monica Ji Hea Kim
Rachael Bokyeon Lee

Class 124 – Live Dessert
One silver medal:
Winnie Qiuli Yang
One bronze medal:
Jenny Hyun Young Lee

Class 125 – Lamb
Three silver medals:
JK Jaekeun Lee
Ken Tait De Kien
Shivashna Sanjani Lata
One bronze medal:
Surattana Chusaeng

Class 120– Nicoise Salad
One silver medal:
Liam Lin
One bronze medal:
Jing Zhang

Class 140– Table Setting, Clearing & Crumbing
One merit certificate:
Prateek Arora

All of these competitions give great opportunities for our students to gain valuable experience in a real-life working environment and provides them with a greater understanding of how to work well under pressure in the Catering Industry.

On behalf of Cornell and iCareer we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Cookery and Hospitality students that participated, and to those that supported at last weekend’s regional’s competition, you all gave one hundred percent. Give yourselves a huge pat on the back.

We would also like to thank all of our professional tutors for their leadership skills, experience, vigor and time to assist with coaching our students and help them set the standard to reap high recognition and rewards!