The New York Beef Council will host a Virtual Beef Tour and Competition open to ALL collegiate culinary programs throughout New York.
Invitation Details:This “at-school/at-home” competition will allow culinary students to learn about beef production on the farm and experiment with beef in the kitchen. The competition also includes a chance for participating students to win scholarship money. Students may work in teams of 2, 3 or 4 members, to develop creative and new beef dishes designed to be consumed at a fast-casual, pub-style restaurant (see Contest Criteria for more information).
Students can work on their project throughout the Spring 2021 semester whether it be in-class or on their own time, but are encouraged to RSVP by March 12 to receive their team's beef grocery gift card.
Recipe Submissions: Competition Submissions must be received by Monday April 12 at MIDNIGHT. Judges will review students’ written materials and recipe in preparation for the live presentation on Friday, April 16th.
Virtual Beef Summit: Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:00AM-12:00PM join NYBC for a virtual beef farm tour and presentations. This event will be hosted over ZOOM. Students interested in competing will be required to attend.
Virtual Beef Competition: Friday, April 16, 2021 each competing team will receive a time slot to present live to a panel of judges. Students will be expected to have their appetizer and entrée plated and ready for presentation. The team will present their dish, explain their inspiration, and answer questions from the judges as they review their written material and dishes.
LIVE Award Ceremony: New York Beef Council will stream the Award Ceremony LIVE in the evening of April 16th on the New York Beef Council Facebook Page. Students, instructors, and their support network are encouraged to join in as the top team is announced.
Beef Competition Criteria
Students may work in teams of 2, 3 or 4 members, to develop creative and new beef dishes designed to be consumed at a fast-casual, pub-style restaurant
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