Competition Timings

This is an indicative timeline, the actual timings for your region will be in your acceptance letter.

Competition Timings

15 Minutes prior to start, ensure you are all dressed in uniforms & ready to start.
60 Minutes - introductions & competition rules explained, before heading into the kitchen.

You MUST bring the following documentation with you on the competition day
• 1 x typed copy of all recipes for your menu using the recipe template
• 2 x typed copies of your menu using the menu template
The above to be printed on white A4 paper and presented in a clear plastic A4 pocket
• Photo ID

In Kitchen – Set up
60 Minutes - select ingredients and set up allocated workstations - No chopping, no cooking, only ingredient collecting & measuring & bench set up.

Competition - Cooking Begins
2.5 hours to prepare and present 2 covers of each course:  
Main (Hot; Protein with appropriate accompaniments) & 
Dessert (Hot or cold)  
60 Minutes from commencement of competition all ingredients are removed from the competition.
100 minutes from commencement of competition Main Course service for 10 Minutes.
140 minutes from commencement of competition Dessert service for 10 Minutes.
150 Minutes from start of Competition completed.

Clean Down
60 Minutes kitchen clean down.