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|Virginia ProStart Student Invitational|
Two Challenging Competitions
March 10, 2017 | Virginia Tech — Blacksburg, VA
The Virginia ProStart Student Invitational is composed of two distinct competitions—management and culinary—that showcase the most important skills needed on both sides of the restaurant and foodservice industry—front-of-the-house and behind the scenes in the kitchen.
The Culinary Competition highlights the creative abilities of teams through the preparation of a three-course meal in just 60 minutes, using only two butane burners with no access to running water or electricity. There’s no room for error as they’re evaluated on taste, skill, teamwork, safety, and sanitation.
The Management Competition asks teams to develop a proposal for the next hot restaurant concept and present it to a panel of industry judges. The team's ability to think on their feet is also tested as they quickly solve challenges managers face on a daily basis.
Forms + Files
School Registration Form
Participant Waiver Form
Judge Registration Form
Costing Worksheet (.docx)
Sponsor a Competition That Shapes the Future of Hospitality
Whether you want to show off your school through a booth, judge a competition, sponsor the team as they compete at nationals, or support them in other ways…Please step up to the plate with your contribution – monetary or otherwise to help pay for the future of hospitality leadership. Your involvement helps support these young men and women as they compete at the Virginia and National ProStart Invitationals.