It’s time to get your winning team together!
AHF’s Culinary Competition is a career changing opportunity for our competiting member teams. Five teams of two are selected from self-operated facilities around the country. Each year our five teams compete for Gold, Silver, and Bronze spots across a 75-minute timed competition with set ingredient options selected from AHF’s curated Market Basket. Competitors are selected through a rigorous, blinded, selection process. In 2019 AHF had it’s highest ever submission and competition was fierce to gain a coveted competition spot. Be sure to attend AHF 2020 and watch our teams go for the Gold.
For teams looking to submit themselves for selection, please read all our rules, regulations, and tips below carefully. Please be sure to request any additional equipment in the application.
- You must have all the required documents in order to submit your application online.
- When submitted successfully, you will receive a confirmation email with your completed form contents and a link to edit.
- You may use the link to edit your submission before the deadline.
Deadline to apply: May 15, 2020
If you have any questions, please email AHF Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Culinary Competition Past Finalists
Need inspiration? Click below to see a gallery of final plated dishes of past competition finalists.
Facebook Live Stream
Beginning in 2019, AHF began live streaming it’s Culinary Competition so that competitors facilities, family, and colleagues could watch from home as well as other AHF supporters. AHF will continue this in 2020.
AHF panel of chefs presented a 30-minute webinar on tips and tricks to get your team selected for this year’s competition! Hear from last year’s gold medalists Michael Vetro, CEC and Rick Farmer, CEC on some of their strategies that helped them stay focused and succeed. Moderated by Culinary Competition chairman, Michael Salvatore, CEC.