La Chaine des Rôtisseurs to hold national young cooks competition

WINNIPEG—Chef representing the Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria and the Fairmont Chateau Montebello are among those facing off at Red River College’s Paterson GlobalFoods Institute on Oct. 25 for the chance to represent Canada at the 37th Concours Intern

WINNIPEG—Chef representing the Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria and the Fairmont Chateau Montebello are among those facing off at Red River College’s Paterson GlobalFoods Institute on Oct. 25 for the chance to represent Canada at the 37th Concours International des Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseurs next September in South Africa. 

The competing young chefs (under the age of 27) were chosen through regional selection competitions and will be given half and hour to compose a menu using all of the previously unidentified basic ingredients in a basket. Participants can draw on staples from a pantry to create a three-course meal for four in three and a half hours. 

Participants and sponsoring establishments include: Jamie Kerr, Atlantica Hotel Halifax; Dominique Roy, Fairmont Chateau Montebello; Ben Lillico, Benchmark Restaurant Niagara College; Chinnie Ramos for Glendale Golf and Country Club in Winnipeg; Rupert Garcia, Calgary Golf and Country Club; Garrett Rotel, Mission Hill Family Estate Winery in Okanagan, BC; Westley Feist, Vancouver Pinnacle Marriott Dowtown; and Brent Lukon, Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria, BC.