Iron Chef Product Development Contest

Sponsored by Cargill

  • Date: Saturday, June 15, 2024
  • Time: 8:00am
  • Location: Francis Tuttle Culinary Institute
    Cost: $25 you will select this event when registering for the 2024 RMC
  • Event Max Capacity: 125 Students

The Iron Chef event will be an amazing experience allowing students to work with their peers in a culinary and creative space.  Additionally, students will have the opportunity to work with the AMSA Professional Member Industry Mentors.

  • Iron Chef Sponsor: Cargill 
  • Specie Specific Sponsors: Cargill,  JBS/Pilgrim's, National Pork Board, and Oklahoma Pork Council
  • AMSA Staff Lead: Leslie Frenzel, Director of Youth Programs
  • Pre-Contest Communication
    • Registered students will be divided into working groups prior to the event.  The group will received an email with contest details and arrival time.
      •  Email will contain group members, contest outline and expectations, as well as judging rubric.

Schedule of Events- Saturday, June 15, 2024


7:30amStudent Check-In 
8:00amWelcome from AMSA and the Francis Tuttle TeamPurple Room
8:15amAssign Teams and Announce Contest ThemePurple Room
8:25amBrainstorming Session and AMSA Mentor AssignmentsPurple Room
9:00BreakRoom TBD
 Educational Rotations 9:15-12:10pm
Educational Session #1-Francis Tuttle Instructor
Room TBD
9:50-10:25amEducational Session #2-Francis Tuttle InstructorRoom TBD
10:30-11:00amEducational Session #3-Francis Tuttle InstructorRoom TBD
11:05-11:35amEducational Session #4-Francis Tuttle InstructorRoom TBD
Educational Session #5-Francis Tuttle InstructorRoom TBD
12:10-1:00pmLunch and BrainstormingPurple Room
1:00-2:30pmDevelop Dish, Concept, Execute and Clean-up Working EnvironmentRoom TBD
2:30-3:30pmIron Chef Judging 

For additional information contact: Leslie Frenzel, Director of Youth Programs