Media Advisory - High school prodigies compete for chef school scholarships at George Brown College's Chefs in the City(TM)

    George Brown's signature student cooking competition searches for
    brightest culinary stars

    TORONTO, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, February 24, George Brown College's
Chef School will be hosting its eighth annual Chefs in the City(TM)
competition, the College's signature culinary event featuring the province's
high school culinary prodigies. Individual students and school teams from
across Ontario will be competing in a variety of cooking and baking
competitions, including the Egg Farmers on Ontario "Whiz Kids" Competition;
the Knorr "Ready, Set, Cook" Competition; and the Canada Bread Foodservice
"Ready, Set, Bake" Competition. Scholarships to study at the College's famous
Chef School are available to those who come out on top in the listed contests.
    The competitions will be judged by George Brown Chef School faculty and
well known television celebrities David Rocco and Licensed to Grill's Rob

    What:  George Brown College's Seventh Annual Chefs in the City

           George Brown Chef School's signature culinary event for high
           school students from across Ontario.

    When:  Tuesday, February 24

           Egg Farmers of Ontario "Whiz Kids" Individual Cooking
           Competition: 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

           Knorr "Ready, Set & Cook" Team Culinary Competition:
           10:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

           Canada Bread Food Service "Ready, Set & Bake" Team Baking
           Competition: 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

           Tasting and judging: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

           Awards ceremony and photo shoot: 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Where: George Brown Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts
           300 Adelaide St. East, Toronto (parking available upon request)

    Who:   The following will be available for interviews throughout the

           Chef John Higgins, Director of the George Brown Chef School
           David Rocco of TLN's Italian food adventure, Dolce Vita
           Rob Rainford, host of Food Network Canada's "Licensed to Grill"
           High School students from across Ontario

    For more information, visit:

    About George Brown College

    Established in 1967, George Brown's (GBC) three campuses are located in
downtown Toronto, the most multicultural city in the world. With more than
15,000 full-time students, including 1,400 international students, GBC is one
of Ontario's fastest growing colleges. GBC offers more than 150 programs
ranging from one-year certificates to four-year bachelor's degrees. In
addition, over 60,000 continuing education students are enrolled in more than
1,300 courses.

For further information:

For further information: Paul Zanettos, George Brown College, Mobile:
(416) 893-5435,

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