AO Fest will host a Shokugeki (Food Wars) styled competition where the best dish wins. Only one will win a $250 shopping spree, golden spatula and golden apron.
To enter fill out the application by filling out the form below.
Anyone is eligible to participate, but must have culinary experience or be a part of some culinary program or show proof of equivalent experience i.e. they were a mom and cooks for the family.
First interview and preliminary: tbd
Please allow your schedule to be free for the whole day
Time – 60 min total
45 min for cooking
15 min for judging
Theme: will be announced via email
Recipes will be submitted
Details of the competition and judging criteria will be revealed via email
Those that pass the prejudging event will move on to Anime Ohana Fest
Day of event: Shokugeki styled competition
Location: University of Hawaii at Manoa
time break down: 90 min total time; will be held on June 22 from 11:30to 1 pm
(subject to change with schedule adjustment)
40 mins to cook round 1; to “shop” and cook
5 mins to judge round 1
40 min to cook round 2; to “shop” and cook
5 mins to judge round 2
Each contestant will be judged by 3 judges; 1 chef and 2 celebrities
Must create, single dish with secret ingredient
Teams up to 2 people are allowed
Once time limit is reached, all contestants must put down everything they are holding
Contestants may share ingredients if needed
All cooking will be done on induction plates, however, contestants are allowed to prepare ingredients beforehand and bring with them. Contestants are also responsible for bringing their own knives to the event.
Tell me what you eat, and I’ll tell you what you are. – Brillat-Savarin
Equipment and Ingredients will be provided, good luck and signup form is below. Submission of applications will close Monday, April 30th.