Thursday, October 25, 2007

Cincinnati Best Teen ChefCompetition

For high school seniors that can stand
the heat of the kitchen, there's no better place to show off their culinary
know-how than at The Art Institutes Best Teen Chef Competition 2008.

Now in its ninth year, the Best Teen Chef Competition awards more than
$250,000 in tuition scholarships to The Art Institutes schools to high school
seniors in the U.S. and Canada interested in pursuing a career in the fast
growing culinary industry.

Top prize winners in the competition can win a full-tuition scholarship towards
an associate's degree, certificate or diploma program, to study culinary arts
at any of the 30 participating Art Institute locations including The Art
Institute of Ohio – Cincinnati.

In addition to a full-tuition scholarship and the title of Best Teen Chef 2008,
the first place winner in the national competition, in partnership with Food
Network, will be an "Intern for a Day" at the Food Network Kitchens in New
York City. The winner will also receive a tour of the Food Network Studios,
dinner for two at a Food Network chef's restaurant and a library of Food
Network Kitchens cookbooks.

According to Chef Dan Taylor, Chef Director at The Art Institute of Ohio –
Cincinnati, "Each year The Art Institutes see the interest in this competition
grow. Teenagers still in high school are demonstrating the determination,
focus and drive needed to have a career in the challenging field of culinary

To be eligible to participate in the competition, you must first send a
complete Entry & Release form to The Art Institute of Ohio – Cincinnati or fill
out an online entry form at by February 8, 2008.
Deadline for entries to be received into the competition at The Art Institute
of Ohio – Cincinnati is February 29, 2008. A Local Best Teen Chef Cook-off
Competition will be held at The Art Institute of Ohio – Cincinnati on April 12,

The National Best Teen Chef Final Round Competition will be held on
Saturday, May 17, 2008, at The Art Institute of Las Vegas.

For more information on The Best Teen Chef Competition, contact Summer
Hughes, 513-833-2400,, at The Art Institute of Ohio –
Cincinnati or visit,

The Art Institute of Ohio – Cincinnati is one of The Art Institutes
(, a system of over 35 locations throughout North
America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and
culinary arts professionals.

Angel Bromberg
Director of Communications
The Art Institute of Ohio – Cincinnati

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