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The €2000 scholarship contest for September’s intake is now open!

Are you ready to compete with some of the best young future chefs?


The competition for €2000 is now open!

Some might say that being a Chef is among the most dynamic and creative jobs that you could possibly have. It is enjoyable, you are making people happy through your own personal interpretation of food and most importantly you are constantly surrounded by the best team of kitchen warriors delivering amazing plates and making guests happy. However some might argue that being a chef could be very challenging and there is a long way to go. That’s why we want to see what motivates you to become a great chef? What do you seek in the career, what inspires you and how would you like to change the industry if you had the power to do so?

We are giving away a juicy check of €2000 to our favourite contestant.

We would like to know what is THE RECIPE that motivated you to get into cooking and eventually come and study to become a chef. We expect you to present a wonderful story/memory of what do you think it is that triggered your passion for culinary arts!

Please submit your application no later than September 12, 2019 13:00 o’clock.

The application consists of two parts: 

  • Part I – the recipe and the story! (This forms 50% of your grade)

Write a small essay (no longer than 600 words and no shorter than 250) telling us the story of what is the recipe that inspired you and what memories it brings to you? What was that recipe that affected you most to make you pursue cooking?

Include the precise recipe in the text as well because, yes, you guessed it right -> there will be a video!

  • Part II – The Video (Forms the other 50% of the grade)

This is when it gets fun! We expect you to record a video of you cooking/finishing up the recipe that you have described above and present it nicely. The video should be no longer than 6 min and you are allowed to do any sort of editing.

We are going to look for creativity in the cooking process, presentation of the dish, how you build the elements, etc. Anyway, you have got to make sure that we are going to be pleasantly surprised so just a hint – act normal, stay fresh, be fun and let your passion for cooking guide you through it.

The better you explain your motivation and arguments, the closer you will be to winning the scholarship contest.  The video as well as the essay need to be entirely in english!


Please, send your materials to, if your files are too big, feel free to use any file transfer service convenient to you (for example – dropbox, google drive,, (just for your video), etc.). IMPORTANT: Please title the e-mail with the name of the food that Chef Henri says he doesn’t like in our scholarship video. (If you have not seen it yet watch it  -> here <-

The deadline for sending your application is September 12, 2019, 13 o’clock and the results will be announced after the opening of the new semester on September 16, 2019.

Please note that you need to submit your application for the Culinary Arts degree program as well, otherwise you risk missing the deadline for enrollment and respectively the chance to take advantage of the scholarship, as it can be granted to accepted students only. If you have not applied yet, you can do it here.

Good luck and cook your heart out!

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