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Student Chef Competition 2021


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Student Chef LogoThe Fueling Georgia’s Future Student Chef Competition 
​​​​is designed to encourage students to engage with School Nutrition Professionals and learn about the process of planning for, sourcing, and preparing school meals. Students have the opportunity to demonstrate their culinary skills in a competitive environment while gaining valuable knowledge in recipe development, food preparation, teamwork, and local food systems. In addition, this competition aims to stimulate interest in locally produced agriculture in School Nutrition Programs. The recipes will feature Georgia grown ingredients. The results are nutritious, student-inspired recipes that include local foods and are easily incorporated into school nutrition programs.​​​

The 2020-2021 Fueling Georgia’s Future Student Chef competition is virtual. 
  1. EXTENDED! Deadline to register is January 29, 2021
  2. Complete Steps 1-11 by February 26, 2021
  3. Complete Steps 12-15 by March 26, 2021
To register a team, email and provide your (1) name and (2) email. 
You will be provided with a username and password within 7-10 business days after submitting the request. Once you have received your username and password, you will be ready to begin submitting information. Visit to get started. 

The Student Chef Overview can be used as a guide. Please use the Student Chef Recipe Template when submitting the recipe. 

Brief lessons regarding School Meals, Farm to School, USDA Foods and Food Safety are provided below and on the competition website:

Student Chef Overview Document

Student Chef Recipe Template

Student Chef Scoring Rubric

Student Chef Video Lessons

School Meals
Farm to School​​
Food Safety
USDA Foods