2022 Admissions Open | Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Design, and Business Management
2022 Admissions Open | Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Design, and Business Management

Budding Chef Competition | 2021

october, 2021

22oct9:00 am2:00 pmBudding Chef Competition | 20219:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Details


The Budding Chef Competition of the previous years has been a huge success with more than 50 schools participating. In continuation with the same spirit, it is our pleasure to invite the school students to the “Budding Chef Competition 2021” at Vedatya campus, Sohna Road, Gurgaon, on 22nd October 2021.

The Vedatya campus has nearly four-acre of fruit and vegetable farm along with a fish pond that is dedicated to serving fresh, healthy, sustainable produce. The initiate provides a platform to engage our students with concepts like Farm to Fork, Slow Food and explore sustainability in culinary art.  The Chef Competition finds an interesting setting at Vedatya in view of the above-mentioned differentiators, enabling participants to simultaneously engage and learn as they showcase their talent. It is indeed a fantastic opportunity for class 10th, 11th, and 12th students to demonstrate their skills, creativity, and passion for a potential culinary pathway.

Budding chefs participating in this competition will also get a chance to interact and learn from some of the finest Chefs from the Hospitality Industry.


Day 1 (Preliminary Round)

Each team needs to prepare a two-course menu choosing from a starter and a dessert. The recipes should be healthy and delicious with the use of fresh ingredients. The competition also encourages healthy eating habits among youngsters; therefore, processed and frozen products should be avoided or used in minimum quantity.

The teams are required to prepare meals for 2 portions only. The teams will be asked to cook, plate their dish and present it in an innovative manner. Performance of the competition would be judged on nutritional value, presentation, taste, creativity, cleanliness and least wastage by professional chefs from the industry.

The shortlisted teams will be called on the final day of the chef competition. The date for final will be shared with the qualified teams separately.

Day 2 Final

The finalist teams need to prepare one main course with two accompaniments, from any regional Indian cuisine, creating unique dishes from Indian regions would have an added advantage. The recipe followed should be traditional but needs to be presented in a modern way.

The finalists will be encouraged to be imaginative and present dishes of their choice which will be again judged by professional chefs on rationale presentation, taste, uniqueness, cleanliness and least wastage. In this round teams need to also explain the rationale of choosing the ingredients and finalizing their dishes.

Preliminary round date: 22nd October 2021

Participants: Students of class 10th, 11th & 12th

Maximum entries: 1 per school

Maximum no. of participants: 2 per entry

Last date to register: 8th October 2021

No Registration fee will be charged.



Winner – Philips (OTG) Oven Toaster Griller

1st Runner-Up – Inalsa Air Fryer

2nd Runner-Up – Victorinox Chef’s Knife Set, Swiss Made


Boarding & Lodging will be arranged (if required) at the institute hostel on a twin-sharing basis at Rs. 2,500 per team.




(Friday) 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Vedatya Institute

Garhi Bazidpur, Gurugram, Haryana 122102


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