Welcome to Jr Iron Chef VT

Jr Iron Chef VT is a statewide culinary competition that challenges teams of middle and high school students to create healthy, local dishes that inspire school meal programs.

Registration for Jr Iron Chef VT 2017 will open November 15, 2016.


Competition Schedule

March 18, 2017
9:00am - 3:30pm
Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction
Admission: $3 per individual or $5 per family (up to 4 people)
Morning heat: 9:30-11:00am; awards at 12:00pm
Afternoon heat: 12:45-2:15pm; awards at 3:15pm

2017 Deadlines

November 15, 2016: Early Bird Registration opens
December 15 2016: Early Bird Registration closes/Regular Registration opens 
January 17, 2017: Registration closes 
February 17, 2017: Recipe, final team information, and Parent Permission Forms due
March 10, 2017: Lively Local Form due (if your team would like to be considered for the Lively Local Award)
March 18, 2017: Jr Iron Chef VT 2017!