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Culinary Competitions at the California Restaurant Show!

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We're excited to introduce new themes and contestants at the 2024 event!

Rapid Fire

 

This year's Rapid Fire Challenge theme is Sizzling Skirt Steak, sponsored by Sysco!  We are thrilled to invite you to showcase your culinary skills at this exciting event that celebrates the art of steak preparation.  

  • Chefs will be provided a Double R Ranch - Outside Skirt Steak from Sysco’s Newport Foods

  • Chefs will also be asked to use two of the following three ingredients provided by Sysco’s FreshPoint

    • Org Spanish Romano beans – Harry’s

    • Org corn – Dwelley

    • Jimmy Nardello peppers – Weiser/Flora Bella

  • Cooking will take place on the Culinary Innovation Theater stage.  

This event will bring together talented chefs from across California to compete for the title of the best sizzling skirt steak chef in California.  The winner will be crowned the California Restaurant Show Rapid Fire Champion, receive $1,000, bragging rights and gain exposure.

 

 

Congratulations to the 2023 Winner:  TUMARA ARNETT,
Joselito’s Tujunga Mexican Food

 

CA Pizza Challenge by US Pizza Team

 

Celebrating the state’s long history of producing some of the country’s finest cheese, the CPC will feature 4 culinary events to showcase California cheese, as well as 4 Pizza Athletic categories demonstrating the dexterity and agility needed in the kitchen on a busy night.

 

Learn more about the US Pizza Team Competition here.

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