All students in the Culinary Competition course must enter and prepare food for the Category E/2: Hot Food Displayed Cold at the New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Culinary Classic. Students may also elect to enter Category K: Student Contemporary Hot Food as an additional category. Culinary competitions allow students a chance to refine and demonstrate their skills, explore their creative cooking talents and achieve recognition. A desire to compete and be receptive to detailed critiques from the instructor and classmates and an ambition to refine culinary fundamentals is critical for success in this course. Offered as needed.