2024 Florida Future Chef Student Cook-Off

  • Announcing the 2024 Florida Future Chef Student Cook-Off!

    Calling all aspiring young chefs! We are thrilled to present the 2024 Florida Future Chef Student Cook-Off, a prestigious competition under the National School Lunch Program. This event not only celebrates Florida's finest commodities but also showcases the remarkable culinary talent of our young chefs statewide.

    In fact, our 2023 Florida Future Chef Champion, Remy, is a 10-year-old prodigy, and is currently a finalist on Master Chef Junior Season 9, embodying the incredible potential of our budding culinary stars.

    Who's eligible? All students aged 7 to 13 are invited to participate by submitting a video showcasing their culinary skills while preparing their favorite dish.

    Time to shine! Entries are now open and will be accepted until July 12th. Three finalists will then compete in Tampa from September 9th-11th, vying for the prestigious title of "2024 Florida Future Chef."

    How to apply? Visit https://floridafuturechef.com for contest rules and to submit a 2-5 minute video demonstrating the preparation of a favorite dish, using in-season Florida commodities.

    Prizes await! The top three contestants will receive Florida Prepaid College Savings Plans, along with complimentary accommodations for themselves and their parents at the luxurious Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, among other exciting rewards!

    Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be part of the culinary journey of our future chefs. Get cooking, get creative, and let your talents shine!

    2023 Florida Future Chef Finale Event Video