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George Mason University Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

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The Real Food for Kids’ Culinary Challenge is an annual competitive event that recognizes students enrolled in middle and high school Family and Consumer Sciences programs and high school culinary academies for their ability to work as a team to create a delicious school lunch that can be adapted to school meal programs and/or a Breakfast or Snack that reflects USDA Guidelines for School Breakfast and Smart Snacks. Culinary teams will gain valuable goal-directed experience in time and financial management, creative and critical thinking, collaboration and communication.

TERMS OF REGISTRATION

  • Team Registration opens September 12, 2018 and closes October 10, 2018.
  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Lunch teams (judged) will be capped at 12 teams. Showcase teams (not judged) will be capped at 20 teams. Teams registering after the cap will be placed on a waiting list.
  • Teams have until November 6, 2018 to cancel their registration. Teams on the waiting list will be notified November 7 if spaces have become available.
  • A school may enter only one team each for the Lunch Competition, Breakfast Showcase and/or Snack Showcase.
  • Teams must have a minimum of two students and no more than four students from the same school.
  • Only a school’s official team members may present to the evaluator at the event (Lunch teams only). Names of official team members must be provided by January 23, 2019 to meet publication deadlines.

Please refer to the Team Details and Documents for further information about recipe and nutrition requirements and submission instructions.

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Fairfax, VA 22030

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