April 20, 2016 - Albany, GA - Albany Technical College's Culinary Arts program will hold an Albany "Next Titans Chef" and "Chopped Competition" on Thursday and Friday, April 21 and 22, from 9am to 12Noon in Logistics Education Center Auditorium.

On Thursday, April 21, the competition, "Next Titans Chef," will be comprised of Albany Tech Culinary Arts students in a race to create an appetizer, entrée, and dessert within a certain time frame for each. With four students competing, there will be three rounds with one eliminated after each round.

During Friday's event, "Chopped Competition," students from Lee County High School and Randolph-Clay High School will compete against each other in preparing an appetizer, entrée, and dessert with a time frame. There were will four students from each high school that are dually enrolled at their high school and Albany Tech in the Culinary Arts program.

The competitions provide a fun, but "real world" experience for the students to understand time restraints they are under in the workforce to complete orders in restaurants, while still learning to prepare the finest quality cuisine for customers.


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