GMIT International Cook Serve Challenge

GMIT Galway, March 15th & 16th, 2016

GMIT CookServe

 

The GMIT International Cook Serve Competition, a two-day event, showcased the kitchen and restaurant skills of full-time students in Years 1 and  2 of their primary culinary/hospitality qualification.

In addition to the Cook Serve Competition, GMIT College of Tourism & Arts organised an exciting package of food trails, tastings and master classes as part of the event.

GMIT International CookServe Challenge showcased the highest standards in international hospitality services.

  • Explored and integrated new ideas and concepts
  • Communicated through food and courteous service
  • Built relationships both nationally and internationally
  • Participated by offering exciting packages of food trails
  • Arranged tastings and master classes for students during the event

It was more than a competition with multiple educational strands entwined: culinary, restaurant, event, film documentary, resulting in a synergy of energies. The challenge was compatible with industry reality, preparing for, in the kitchen, and serving a full quota in the restaurant.  The industry judges commented on the exceptional standards set by the competing students.  

We were delighted to have the opportunity to partner with the team at Greasan na Meán this year. They arrived on campus and captured it all on film. You can watch all the videos here.

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To acknowledge the wealth of talent and skills the organising committee awarded in multiple categories:

  • Best Work-Flow  - Lycée Hôtelier de La Rochelle;
  • Best Table Setting & Napkin Folding - Lycée Hôtelier de La Rochelle;
  • Best Food Service - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology;
  • Best Wine Service - Lycée Hôtelier de La Rochelle;
  • Best Customer Service - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology;
  • Best Amuse Bouche - Cork Institute of Technology;
  • Best Starter - Cork Institute of Technology;
  • Best Fish  - Lycée Hôtelier de La Rochelle;
  • Best Meat – Waterford Institute of Technology;
  • Best Dessert - Waterford Institute of Technology.

 

Congratulations to our overall award winners of GMIT International CookServe Challenge 2016

  • Overall Winner Perpetual Silver Salver - Waterford Institute of Technology
  • Best Restaurant Service Team - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  • Best Culinary Team - Waterford Institute of Technology.

 

GMIT would like to say a huge thank you to our Sponsors:

http://westbev.ie/
http://cwd.ie/
http://www.redmondfinefoods.ie/
http://www.pallasfoods.com/
http://tommyvarden.ie/
http://www.bunzlmclaughlin.com/
http://www.jmcatering.ie/
http://en-ie.ecolab.com/
http://www.whiriskey.com/
http://www.nisbets.ie
 

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