Student Competition

ThinkBring Your Culinology Skills to the National Stage

Showcase your innovative thinking by developing a quick serve / C – store entrée food concept.

This is your chance to not just put your skills to the test, but also show how you can make an all-natural, clean label product – ideally highlighting food from the Kentucky area – that is ready for commercialization.

There is no better stage to kick-start your professional career – and the first step is easy!

arrowAll you need to do by October 1, 2018 is submit a letter of intent to compete. Learn more about the in’s and out’s of the competition by downloading the competition manual

Stand Up and Be Recognized

We know you don’t “do it all for the money,” but there is some great cash prizes for the winners too… not to mention the prestige, spotlight among potential employers and the medals!

  • First Place Team: $2,500
  • Second Place Team: $1,000
  • Third Place Team: $500

Are you going to be the winning team for the 12th annual Student Culinology® Competition? You have to submit to win!

The 2019 Student Culinology® Competition will be held live at the RCA Conference on Thursday, March 14 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Partnership Opportunities 

For more information about partnering with the Student or Professional Culinology Competitions, please contact Andrew Haigh, Director of Partnerships, at (312) 673-5442.