ProStart Virtual Skills Challenge

The ProStart Virtual Skills Challenge is a series of interactive mini-competitions focusing on core culinary skills & hospitality management concepts.

Virtual competitions feature a variety of challenges and formats, including video, photo and print deliverables. Challenges run December through April.

Challenges are individual-based – meaning one student per submission. The ProStart Skills Challenge is open to current New York State and Vermont ProStart students ONLY.

There is a $25.00 registration fee for each submission.

Prizes Include: 1st Place: $100, 2nd Place: $50, 3rd Place: $25

All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Fordley at elizabeths@nysra.org or 518.452.4222.

February Challenge: Garmache

Participants will showcase their culinary skills as well as creativity in this challenge by preparing food garmache (food art, carving, decoration). Students are urged to show their creativity through the decorating process. Registration deadline is January 28.

April Challenge: Cake Decorating

Participants will showcase their baking and decorating skills in this challenge. Students will make their own cake from scratch and are encouraged to show their creativity through the decorating process. Registration deadline is March 10.