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Scout Chef Competition

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Scout Chef at Geiger

September 25, 2021
An Iron Chef type of competition to be held at Camp Geiger

 

Who: any team (2-4) of people who wish to compete

      Teams must have at least one registered scouter and one member who is not a registered scouter.

What: a cooking competition with four different categories. You may be part of multiple teams for each category or multiples within a single category.  Primitive (fire)/ Dutch Oven/ Backpack/ other

How much: only $10 for each judged entry, you may compete in any or all categories as long as category is specified upon entry. Each entry will be an additional fee.

Notes:

Each team must provide their own food and cooking materials. You will be responsible for your own menu and supplies.

*You must follow food safety guidelines (temperatures, holding times, etc)
*Must provide 3-4 (small) servings to be judged
*Must follow Guide to Safe Scouting for age appropriate activities, if not you will be disqualified immediately
*Limited to Webelos and older for safety reasons. Any team of only youths must have at least one registered adult scouter present for supervision
*Must follow Camp Geiger rules.

Register online or at the door

There will be a prize for each category…

 

RULES and NOTICES regarding categories

 Primitive: food must be cooked using heat from charcoal or wood gathered from camp. This category may use any cooking utensil available to the cook.

 Dutch oven: food must be cooked in a cast iron Dutch Oven using charcoal, wood coals, or a propane stove as long as the stove being used is not used in another category.

 Backpack: food must be cooked using a backpacking style stove that is allowed for use by the BSA in the Guide to Safe Scouting

 Other: food can be cooked using any cooking method allowed in the Guide to Safe Scouting (camp stove,  small grill, and other methods)

 SCHEDULE:

 7:30 Arrive at camp

 8:00 AM Demonstration of methods and categories

10:00 AM Demonstration ends

11:00 AM Demonstration Food Available

12:00 PM (noon) Scouts and Scouters released from Camp to get supplies and ingredients.

2:00 PM Participants required to be back at camp to begin Competition.

Entries for competition may not be prepared before arrival.

Entries for competition may not be cooked prior to 2:00 PM on day of Scout Chef.

Judging to be completed as entries are finished but no later than 6:00 pm with awards to follow around 6:30-7:00  PM

Example of Judges Scoring Sheet

When & Where
Scout Chef
Camp Geiger
Saturday 09-25-2021 7:30 AM CT to 7:00 PM CT Past
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