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The Press Release for the 10th Annual Military Culinary Competition will be posted shortly.

Come and see the great military chefs as they prepare culinary works of art. This event is FREE for the community to watch on September 27, 2014 at 8th Street and I Street right next to the Marine Corp Barracks in Washington DC.

Registration Prices:
  • Beer and Food Pairing Dinner Only: $35.00

  • Competing teams are Highly encouraged to attend the Beer and Food Pairing dinner to view the equipment that will be used during the competition and pick out what heat their team will be competing in. Teams that do not show up during the Icebreaker dinner will be placed in the remaining time slots of the competition.

    2014 - 11th MHA Press Release

    2014 - 11th Annual Military Hopsitality Alliance's Military Culinary Competition Prizes
    1st Place

    $1,000.00 for each team member (Team Captain and 3 Team mates) from MHA, Chef Coat from Mercer

    2nd Place

    $500.00 for each team member (Team Captain and 3 Team mates) from MHA

    3rd Place

    $250.00 for each team member(Team Captain and 3 Team mates) from MHA

    On Behalf of The Military Hospitality Alliance President Rhodello Nuval, Board of Directors, Founder Ed Manley, and Sponsors, We Welcome the great Culinary Teams to this year's 2014 11th Annual Military Hospitality Alliance Military Culinary Competition sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation.

    American Culinary Federation(ACF) Category W – 4-person Team Market Basket

    • 4 Person Team consisting of a team captain and 3 members
    • Each team will receive their basket and have 30 minutes to write and submit their menu.
    • Each team has 2 hours in the kitchen to mis en place, cook and serve a four-course meal for 8.
    • At least some portion of each item in the basket must be used in the menu.

    16 teams maximum

    Judging will be based on F1 criteria; F1 score sheets will be used for this competition. There will be a minimum of three ACF approved judges as well as three to four industry chef judges for this event.

    Inaugural MHA Ice Carving Competition sanctioned by the
    American Culinary Federation.

    American Culinary Federation(ACF) Category H-1 Singl block individual freestyle

    • One competitor, one helper, one block of ice, and three hours to complete
    • All competition ice is to be carved on the premises, within a specified time limit, and only by the competitor who entered the category.
    • In exhibition carving, one helper may be used by each competitor. The helper must register with the competitor and sign all waivers. The helper can handle the ice and tools, but may not alter the ice in any way.

    4 teams maximun

    See Ice Carving Rules for details.

    Don't forget about the Enlisted Aide of the Year Awards on November at the Ritz Carlton.

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    Military Hospitality Alliance Events

    Attendee Options
    Attend the Annual Food and Beer Pairing Dinner

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    2014 Sponsors

    Diamond Level Sponsors
    Southbend Manufacturing
    University of Missouri
    Platinum Level Sponsors
    Gold Level Sponsors
     How Tomorrow Moves
     Susan Gage Catering
    Sam Adams - Boston Beer 
    Silver Level Sponsors
    Hargrove Experience
    Hobart Commercial Kitchen Equipment
    Mercer - Innovations for Chefs
    Nestle's Professional
    American Berkshire Association
    Keany Produce
    Restaurant Equipment Parts & Repair Service
    Friend of MHA Sponsors
     GPS Marketing

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