PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling aspiring chefs who crave a future in the culinary world! Thursday, Jan. 24, is the deadline to enter The Art Institutes Best Teen Chef Competition for high school seniors or The Art Institutes Culinary Scholarship Competition for high school graduates.
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Entering the competition is easy – simply submit an entry/release form, a favorite recipe and an essay, as well as transcripts. All materials must be uploaded to http://www.aicompetitions.com/culinary2013/, where you'll also find the official rules, a list of participating locations and more information. Follow the competition with this hashtag: #AiCompetitions.
Selected finalists will participate in a cook-off competition at each of the 40 participating Art Institutes schools on March 2, 2013, judged by professional chefs and culinary faculty. Entrants selected to participate in the cook-off competition receive recipes in advance and have an opportunity to participate in a pre-competition coaching session.The first-place winner in the high school senior competition at each participating Art Institutes school will earn a $4,000 tuition scholarship. The second-place winner in the high school competition at each participating Art Institutes school will earn a $1,000 scholarship. The first-place winner in the high school graduate competition at each participating Art Institutes school will earn a $1,500 scholarship. Chef Michael Nenes, Assistant Vice President of Culinary Arts for The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes, points out, "Our culinary competitions offer an opportunity to demonstrate your potential and possibly earn a scholarship towards your education. And whatever the outcome, the experience of competing is enormously beneficial to future students." About The Art Institutes The Art Institutes ( www.artinstitutes.edu) is a system of more than 50 schools located throughout North America. The Art Institutes schools provide an important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. OH Registration # 04-01-1698B; AC0165, AC0080; Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 1287, 3427, 3110, 2581. Since The Art Institutes is comprised of several institutions, see aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info. SOURCE The Art Institutes