America's Best High School Chef and Pastry Chef
2014 Application
Please check the competition you are interested in:*
Pastry applicants must submit a recipe along with a picture in order to be considered for the competition

Personal Information
First Name:*
Last Name:*
Address:*
City:*
State/Province:*
Country:*
Zip Code:*
Home Phone:*
Cell Phone:
Email Address:*
Date of Birth:*
Gender:*
Are you a U.S. Citizen?
If no, please indicate your immigration status or status you are seeking.
Reg. No.
Country of Citizenship:
Country of Birth:
Have you been denied a Visa of any type over the past year?

Educational Background
List all high schools you have attended in chronological order:
Name of School Address Dates Attended
Do you currently take culinary or pastry classes in high school?
If yes, please provide the following information regarding your culinary instructor:
Name Contact # Email

Accomplishments and Extracurricular Activities
Briefly describe any distinctions, honors, or certifications you have earned as well as any volunteer service or extracurricular activities you have performed in high school:

Work Experience
Position Employer How long? Hours per week?
Have you applied to any colleges? If so, where? 
What is your intended major in college?
 
Do you plan to live on campus or commute? 
Have you applied for any scholarships for college yet? If so, which ones?
Will you compete in any other culinary/pastry competitions this academic year?

Other Requirements
In order for your application to be considered for the competition, the following documents must be submitted along with this completed application by February 21, 2014.
  • ESSAY: 350 Words minimum detailing your passion for cooking and/or baking, your greatest culinary accomplishment and your future goals for success both personally and professionally.
  • TRANSCRIPT: Your most recent high school transcript with a printed GPA and attendance records.
  • LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: This must be provided by a culinary/pastry instructor.
If all documents are not received by the deadline, you will not be considered for the competition. ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE DUE BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014.

*STUDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ACCEPTANCE NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014.
**THE COMPETITION GUIDELINES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE MONROE COLLEGE WEBSITE AT THE FOLLOWING LINK: http://www.monroecollege.edu/abhsc/guidelines OR MONROE CULINARY ON FACEBOOK.

***FOR PASTRY APPLICANTS ONLY, A RECIPE ALONG WITH A PICTURE IS REQUIRED.

Inquiries may be directed to:
Wanda Velasquez
Special Projects Coordinator
The School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts
Monroe College
434 Main Street
New Rochelle, NY 10801
914-740-6596
wvelazquez@monroecollege.edu

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