Today a Mount Hutt College student cooked their way into the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC)
Meghan Foster was crowned the regional winner for the Canterbury / Tasman region after she impressed judges with her
dish titled Burnt Broccoli Salad, which featured broccoli mousse, jerk seeds, parmesan crisp and herb dressing.Meghan Foster
The judges’ comments included praise for the presentation and flavoursome combinations, which beat out four other
competitors.Dish Title: Burnt Broccoli Salad Dish Description: Broccoli mousse, jerk seeds, parmesan crisp and herb dressing.
The five students from Mount Hutt College, Papanui High School, Nelson College and Kaiapoi High School had to prepare,
cook and plate two individual portions of an entrée course within 60 minutes. The entrée’s main component of their dish
included fresh NZ grown broccoli.
From here Foster will collaborate with a fellow school student to form a team to compete in the grand final in Auckland
on September 8.
The remaining regional competitions are scheduled on:Wellington - 25th JuneOtago / Southland - 2nd JulyAuckland North and South - 7th JulyWaikato - 9th July.
The NSSCC is a celebration of the hospitality industry and the upcoming chefs. The competition is proudly sponsored by
Bidfood, Moffat, 5+ A Day, Service IQ, Southern Hospitality, Waitoa and Vegetables.co.nz
To register and more information visit www.nsscc.nz