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UCOL Secondary Schools Hospitality Competition

UCOL campuses. Starts Fri 17 Aug, 9am

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A chance to showcase your talent and creative skills

UCOL's Chef Training & Hospitality school and City & Guilds invite secondary school students with a passion for the culinary arts to enter our Secondary Schools Hospitality Competition.


Static Classes

  • Cup Cakes - present six cupcakes made in the same style on a plate. 
  • White Bread Loaf - Make a loaf of white bread - un-sliced and weighing between 700 to 800 grams.

Live Kitchen Classes

  • Woodhaven Gardens Inspired Omlette - prepare, cook and serve two portions of a flat omlette and a folded omlette within 30 minutes. Both varieties of omlette must contain a vegetable and be garnished appropriately.
  • Creative Pizza - Prepare, cook and serve a pizza within 45 minutes using a supplied, pre-prepared base and pizza sauce.
  • Pasta Dish - Prepare, cook and serve two portions of a pasta dish, to be individually plated within 60 minutes. Bought or homemade pasta may be used.

Live Restaurant Classes

  • Non-alcoholic Mocktail - Produce two original and innovative mocktails.
  • Barista - Make two single shot espressos and two single shot flat whites.


Open to Year 11, 12 or 13 students studying Hospitality and/or NZQA unit standards level 1 and 2.


Entry is free of charge. 


Whanganui - 17 August 2018
Palmerston North - 24 August 2018
Wairarapa - 30 August 2018

17 - 30 Aug

UCOL campuses

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