The following honors will be given in the Morning and Afternoon Award Ceremonies for each age category:
— This award goes to the team that best incorporates color, texture, and taste for a true crowd-pleaser.
— This award goes to the team that best highlights Vermont foods.
MISE EN PLACE
— (“Everything in its place”) This award goes to the team that shows exemplary teamwork, order, and professionalism.
— Clean and presentable uniforms including hard-soled shoes, hats, aprons, and safe food handling practices.
— Evenly distributed workload, team cohesiveness & communication.
— Subjective category based on judge’s expertise.
— Ingenuity of the ingredients used, creative use of ingredients.
— Recipe highlights local, seasonal products (only for the Lively Local Award).
— Meets all Jr. Iron Chef VT Guidelines and Rules.
Each year, we are fortunate to have volunteer judges from around Vermont that have a wide range of culinary and food expertise.
TBA — Stay tuned!