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Entry Deadline Is Friday, February 3 For The Art Institutes Culinary Scholarship Competitions

By: Ryan Smith

January 31, 2012

[Pittsburgh, PA January 31, 2012] – The Art Institutes offer budding chefs the opportunity to match their skills against others who share their passion – and to earn a tuition scholarship to one of The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes. The deadline for submitting entries to The Art Institutes Best Teen Chef Competition for high school seniors or The Art Institutes Culinary Scholarship Competition for high school graduates is Friday, February 3, 2012.

Budding Chefs To Compete Against Others Who Share Their Passion

Entering is easy – simply submit an Entry & Release Form, available at Entrants who have submitted their forms by the deadline then have until February 24, 2012, to submit their completed entries, which include their favorite recipe in standardized format, an essay and a transcript. Selected entrants will progress to Cook-Off Competitions at The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes on April 21, 2012. Complete rules and instructions are available at

Each of the 38 Art Institutes schools offering a culinary program will name one first place winner in each category. A second place winner will also be named in the Best Teen Chef category at each participating Art Institutes school. The winners will earn tuition scholarships – $4,000 for the Best Teen Chef winner and $1,000 for the Best Teen Chef second place winner, and $1,500 for the first place winner of the high school graduate category.

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The Art Institutes ( ) is a system of more than 45 educational institutions located throughout North America. The Art Institutes schools provide an important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important information.

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By: Ryan Smith

January 31, 2012