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ACF PITTSBURGH
ANYTHING GOES COMPETITION
“KNIFE SKILLS”

 

When:            September 25, 2017, ACFPC Monthly Meeting
Time:             Competition will begin at 6:00
Where:           Pittsburgh Technical College
                        1111 McKee Rd
                        Oakdale, PA 15071

 

This will be a live action knife cutting competition.  Because of the nature of this competition it must be limited to 16 contestants.

Competitors should contact Chef Art Inzinga ( ainzinga@ccac.edu ) for an application and to secure their spot in the competition

Competitors must bring their own knives. PTC will provide product and cutting boards.

 

Each contestant will receive 3 potatoes, 1/2 onion and 5 garlic cloves.

Contestants will have 45 minutes to peel the potatoes, onion and garlic and produce:         

  • Brunoise potatoes, 2 oz. 1/8” x 1/8” x 1/8”
  • Julienne potatoes, 2 oz.  1/8” x 1/8” x 2”
  • Small diced potatoes, 2 oz.  1/4” x 1/4 “ x 1/4”
  • Batonnet potatoes, 2 oz.   1/4” x 1/4” x 2”
  • Tourne potatoes, 4 tourne7 sides 3/4” x 2”
  • Small diced onion, entire ½ onion
  • Minced garlic, 5 cloves

 

Senior members of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACF will judge the knife cuts based on accuracy, consistency and yield, along with technique, sanitation, and organization.