Tuesday, November 6, 2012

CKCA Presents Kosherfest's Fifth Annual Culinary Competition!

The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts is excited to present the fifth annual Kosherfest Chef’s Competition, taking place at the Kosherfest Trade Show. Kosherfest will be hosted November 13th and 14th at the Meadowlands Exposition Center, in Secaucus, NJ. The event will take place on the second day of the show: Wednesday, November 14, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

Three professional chefs will compete live for a cash prize. Chefs will be presented with a basket of secret ingredients drawn from the Mediterranean palate and given 45 minutes to prepare three portions of one course featuring the secret ingredients. Judges from the culinary industry will grade each competitors dish based on taste, creativity, and presentation. The highest score will determine the winner. The first prize winner will receive $1,000.

Kobe Weiner, Executive Chef Kosher Foods Fairway Markets

Ari White, Executive Chef & Owner Gemstone Catering

Alexandre Petard, Executive Chef Ladino Restaurant


Chef Philippe Kaemmerle, Pastry Chef, The Center for Kosher Culinary Arts
Jack Silberstein, Owner, Jack’s Gourmet Sausages
Chef Seth Warshaw, Executive Chef, ETC Steakhouse, Winner Kosherfest Culinary Competition 2011
Paula Shoyer, Author, The Kosher Baker