Fannin County Fair 2021
Let’s Get Cookin’!
Contest: Teams of 4 work together to create a tasty dish using mystery ingredients and limited cooking supplies.
Date: October 6, 2021
Participation: Fannin County youth in teams of four, in the following age groups:
Juniors: (3-5th graders)
Intermediates: (6th-8th graders)
Seniors: (9th-12th graders)
Registration & Entry Fee: $40 per team
Creativity: Each team will have the option of choosing a team name/theme and wearing coordinated clothing, aprons, accessories, etc. to represent their team.
How it Works: Each team will create a dish/recipe using provided ingredients, pre-approved staple ingredients & cooking tools/supplies brought by participants. Teams will present completed dish at appointed time to a panel of judges and will be expected during their presentation, to communicate knowledge of food groups (MY PLATE) and nutrients; cooking & food safety; basic cooking techniques.
Resource materials will be provided to all registered teams for study and preparation.
RULES OF PLAY:
Each team will have 40 minutes to prepare a dish using only the ingredients provided or available in the pantry and their own supplies.
Team works together on an oral presentation of completed dish for judging. Teams will have 5 minutes to introduce themselves and discuss their dish. Judges will be looking for knowledge of food groups (MYPLATE) and nutrients; knowledge of preparation/cooking techniques; and knowledge of food and kitchen safety.
Teams will be observed throughout the cooking portion of the contest on their preparation skills, food and kitchen safety skills, and teamwork.
Once time is called at 40 minutes, teams will move straight to judging.
Prizes will be awards for the top 3 teams in each age division.
Additional “spirit” prizes will be awarded!
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