Ft. Lauderdale, FL, January 16, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- High school seniors with dreams of a culinary education and a scholarship can now enter the Best Teen Chef 2008 competition at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Top prize winners can receive a full-tuition scholarship toward an associate's degree, certificate or diploma program. The local competition is at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, April 12. The National Best Teen Chef Final Round Competition is Saturday, May 17, at The Art Institute of Las Vegas.
To be eligible to participate in the Competition, high school seniors must first send a complete Entry & Release Form to The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale or fill out an online entry form at
www.artinstitutes.edu/Competitions/BestTeenChef.aspx?prid=btc_1207_004_pr by February 8, 2008. Deadline for entries to be received into the Competition is February 29, 2008.
In addition to a full-tuition scholarship and the title of Best Teen Chef 2008, the first place national winner, in partnership with Food Network, will be an "Intern for a Day" at the Food Network Kitchens in New York City. The winner will also receive a tour of the Food Network Studios, dinner for two at a Food Network chef's restaurant and a library of Food Network Kitchens cookbooks.
For more information on The Best Teen Chef Competition, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/btc or contact Arlene Wites, director of communications, 1.800.275.7603 ext 2109 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open to high school seniors in the U.S. and Canada, the Best Teen Chef Competition was created to encourage and recognize young culinary talent.
The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (www.aifl.edu) is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 35 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.