Tuesday, November 10, 2009

AI culinary student wins Tabasco Hottest Chef Contest

At the 2009 Tabasco Hottest Chef Contest, which took place last month at Delgado Community College in New Orleans, two winners were selected for submitting entrée recipes for any daypart of the menu that incorporated Tabasco products and did not exceed a menu price of $15. Jared Cushman, a chef-in-training at International Culinary Schools at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., took the competition's student category prize of $2,500 for his chipotle duck breast risotto entrée (pictured, below).
The student category winning entrée, chipotle duck breast risotto, featuring Tabasco brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce, took the $2,500 prize.*

The professional and student category winners were awarded cash prizes and will be featured along with their winning recipes on www.tabascofoodservice.com.

*Photo courtesy of McIllhenny Co./Tabasco Brand Products

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