The Pulaski Technical College Foundation will present Diamond Chef Arkansas this evening, June 8, as two of Arkansas' finest culinarians will turn up the heat and compete at the Wally Allen Ballroom at the Statehouse Convention Center. The reception begins at 6 p.m. and the program, dinner and competition begin at 7 p.m. Chef Daniel Capello, at the Chenal Country Club, will compete against Chef Jason Knapp, chef and manager at the Pulaski Technical College Big Rock Bistro.
The sold-out contest will follow the format of the popular Iron Chef TV series. Each chef and his sous-chef will have 60 minutes to prepare three dishes, one of which will utilize a surprise ingredient to be announced just before the competition begins. Chefs will be judged on plate presentations, creativity and taste.
Check beck to this website June 9 for results of this exciting event, as well as details on the culinary masterpieces created!
About Pulaski Technical College Arkansas Culinary School
Qualified professional chefs are vital to the hospitality industry, one of the fastest growing in the world. This dynamic field combines creativity and passion with business skills, commitment to service and competitive drive. Many opportunities await those who choose to make their careers in this exciting arena, and the Pulaski Technical College Arkansas Culinary School is here to help people embark on that career journey.
The PTC Arkansas Culinary School is a world-class training center with highly skilled faculty and staff who are committed to providing the comprehensive and challenging hands-on experience needed to be prepared for a wide variety of exciting positions in the culinary field. Degrees offered include Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts, Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management, and technical certificates offered include Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, Wine and Spirits Studies, as well as an apprenticeship program certified by the central Arkansas chapter of the American Culinary Federation.
In spring, 2010, the Pulaski Technical College Arkansas Culinary School received accreditation from the American Culinary Federation and the Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration. Graduates will now enter the workforce with the most widely recognized culinary and hospitality credentials in the nation.