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Loyalist to Host Annual Junior Iron Chef Competition and Food and Beverage Show

February 12, 2013

Loyalist College is pleased to invite members of the public to attend the 12th Annual Junior Iron Chef Competition on Saturday, February 16. Organized by Loyalist Culinary Management students, the competition between area high schools enables aspiring chefs to showcase their knowledge and skills in the kitchen. With the help of sponsorship by Ontario Pork Producers and Trent Valley Distributors, the competition will reward the winning secondary school with culinary funding and equipment.

Competing for the title of Junior Iron Chef are teams from St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School in Belleville and St. Peter Catholic Secondary School in Peterborough. Both teams have been perfecting their unique three-course meal since the preliminary competition in September. Their menus, which cannot exceed $65, were praised in the semi-final round. 

The 5th Annual Food and Beverage Show will feature food demonstrations and samples from Club 213, the Loyalist Market, and The Spa at Loyalist, as well as a restaurant and wineries from the Bay of Quinte Region.

What:   12th Annual Junior Iron Chef Competition 

5th Annual Food & Beverage Show  
When:  Saturday, February 16, 2013 

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  
Where:  Loyalist College Campus; Kente Building Cafeteria 
Admission:  $5 at the door 

“The Loyalist Culinary Management students put so much work into this event every year,” said Jim Whiteway, Acting Dean of the School of Skilled Trades and Technology at Loyalist College. “So, to see their results and passion for food attracting high school students to the program, where they excel and move on to careers in the industry is really heartwarming.”

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To schedule an interview or confirm media attendance at the event, please contact: Kerry Lorimer, Manager, Corporate Communications and Media Relations, Loyalist College,, (613) 969-1913, ext. 2536