Green Master Chef Cooking Competition

Following the success of Plant-Based Culinary Arts Academy co-organised with Great Eagle Group, Green Monday continues to facilitate industry-wide change through innovative culinary arts programme for young professionals. In 2022, Green Monday is hosting the first ‘Green Master Chef Cooking Competition’, sponsored by Lee Kum Kee and OmniFoods. 

Today, young chefs are pushing the envelope when it comes to creativity and uniqueness. What better way than to finesse a creative vegetarian dish incorporating plant-based meat and classic Chinese sauces? The competition featuring plant-based meat can bring the ingredient to the forefront and provide a platform for current and future talents of the industry to create an impact and revolutionize the way we eat. 

Theme of the Competition
Chinese Main Course with plant-based meat
(以植物肉入饌的熱葷中菜)

THE FUTURE OF F&B INDUSTRY

WHY YOUNG CHEFS NEED TO DEVELOP THE SKILLS TO USE PLANT-BASED MEAT

Steps to Join

Age

16-25 years old (Hong Kong resident only)

Who can participate

Current industry professionals and students enrolled in culinary, hospitality or nutrition programme or degree

How to apply

Design one vegetarian main dish using plant-based meat as ingredient(s). Then, submit the recipe and dish photo together with an introduction (100 words) to describe the dish via the online form *see “Rules & Regulations” (2.)

Registration deadline

30 June 2022 noon

Announcement

The shortlisted entries will be announced on 8 July 2022 by email. Winners should ensure all the information given is true and correct, as they will be notified individually via phone or email.

Awards

 

 

CHAMPION

·       Medal Pin, Trophy & Award Certificate

·       $5,000 worth of Green Common Cash Coupon

·       $3,000 worth of Lee Kam Kee Coupon

·       Join Green Monday as Green Chef Ambassador

 

1st Runner Up

·       Medal Pin, Trophy & Award Certificate

·       $3,000 worth of Green Common Cash Coupon

·       $2,000 worth of Lee Kam Kee Coupon

 

2nd Runner Up

·       Medal Pin, Trophy & Award Certificate

·       $2,000 worth of Green Common Cash Coupon

·       $1,000 worth of Lee Kam Kee Coupon

The Best Dish 

Presentation Award

 

·     Trophy & Award Certificate

·     $1,000 worth of Green Common Cash Coupon

·     $500 worth of Lee Kam Kee Coupon

 

Most Creative Recipe

Award

·     Trophy & Award Certificate

·     $1,000 worth of Green Common Cash Coupon

·     $500 worth of Lee Kam Kee Coupon

Chef’s Pick Award

·     Trophy & Award Certificate

·     $1,000 worth of Green Common Cash Coupon

·     $500 worth of Lee Kam Kee Coupon

Best Sauce Application Award

·     Trophy & Award Certificate

·     $1,000 worth of Green Common Cash Coupon

·     $1,000 worth of Lee Kam Kee Coupon

 

 

Cook-off Competition Schedule

Finalists (no.)

20 people

Date of event

late July – Aug 2022 (TBC)

Preparation 

Chinese Culinary Institute will provide a list of standard utensils and condiments. Contestants will need to bring their own ingredients or utensil that are not listed.

Dish Format

1 dish for display PLUS

1 divided into 6 portions for the jury to taste

Time Arrangement

(2 sessions)

Cooking Time:

10 mins for mise en place preparation

45 mins to cook the dish

10 mins for clean-up

Presentation Time:

Each finalist will have 5 minutes to explain the dish idea to the jury.

RULES & REGULATIONS

1. Entry is limited to original works that have not been previously displayed or exhibited, and to which the entrant holds all applicable rights, but number of recipes is not limited. Works that have won prizes in other contests or that have been submitted to other contests currently underway are not eligible. The participant must be the sole owner of the copyright in the recipe entries entered.

 

2. The submission must meet the the following requirements*

– Each submission needs 1 dish photo (file format: jpg or png; size: 500kb – 2mb) and recipe including 100-word count introduction of the dish, ingredient list and measurement and steps (file  format: word file).

– Recipes must be submitted via the online form and will be assessed.

– Deadline for uploading photos and recipe will be 30 June 2022 noon.

 

3. Late submission will not be accepted.

 

4. Once you register your recipe in the contest, your submission is final and may not be modified or edited. No submissions will be returned. The person named as the registered owner of the email account associated with the submission and named on the contest registration form for the submission will be deemed the entrant (“Entrant”). In the event of dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, dispute will be resolved in favor of the individual who is the “authorized email account holder” of the email address provided. “Authorized email account holder” is defined as the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (i.e., business, education institution) responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

 

5. The Award Ceremony and event(s) will be photographed. Applicants consent to the use of the video(s) and photo taken during activities by the organizer for: (i) printing and digital advertisement (ii) online platform and (iii) other promotional media campaigns.

 

6. By entering, applicants consent to the use of their names, recipe entries and comments taken during activities by the organizer for: (i) printing and digital advertisement (ii) online platform and (iii) other promotional media campaigns.

 

7. The Organising Committee accepts no responsibility for any data submission delay, loss, error, non-recognizing etc. Situations due to computer, network and other technical issues. The proof of dispatch cannot be accepted as proof of delivery or successful transmission of the entry.

 

8. Employees of the organizers and any supporting organizations and their family members are not allowed to enter the competition.

 

9. All participants are presumed to have read, accepted and agreed to abide by the above Terms and Conditions. Otherwise, the participants will be considered to have forsaken their rights to participate.

Joint Sponsor:

     

Supporting Organization:

Event Venue:
Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI) 

For any enquiries, please contact:
Email: events@greenmonday.org