Welcome Team China to Young Chef Olympiad

Chinese cuisine includes styles originating from the diverse regions of China, as well as from Chinese people in other parts of the world including most oriental nations. The history of Chinese cuisine in China stretches back for thousands of years and has changed from period to period and in each region according to climate, imperial fashions, and local preferences. Over time, techniques and ingredients from the cuisines of other cultures were integrated into the cuisine of the Chinese people due both to imperial expansion and from the trade with nearby regions in pre-modern times, and from Europe and the New World in the modern period. In addition, dairy is rarely—if ever—used in any recipes in the style.

Popular Chinese Cuisine

Popular Cuisine

  • Sweet and Sour Pork
  • Gong Bao Chicken
  • Ma Po Tofu
  • Wontons
  • Dumplings
  • Chow Mein
  • Peking Roasted Duck
  • Spring Rolls
  • Dim Sum
  • Steamed Stuffed Buns
  • Congee

Popular Beverage

  • Sinkiang Black Beer
  • Chivas mixed with green tea
  • Pearl milk tea
  • Tieguanyin
  • Salt soda water
  • Soybean milk
  • Chrysanthemum tea

Popular Dessert

  • Red Bean Bun
  • Dragon's Beard Candy
  • Egg Tarts
  • Tanghulu
  • Pumpkin Pancake
  • Sweet Egg Bun
  • Deep Fried Durian
  • Tangyuan
  • Almond Jelly
  • Grass Jelly

About Young Chef Olympiad

Young Student Chefs from 67+ nations after getting selected from different colleges from 67+ nations, will fly down to India on 26th January (67th republic day for India) to represent their country in a cook-off that will last 4 days starting 29th January to 1st February. The results will be collated and the Grand Finale is scheduled on Monday 1st February 2015 at Kolkata.

Young Chef Olympiad Team for China

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Student Chef: Men Cla Schneider

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College: LRJJ

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Hosting Team: IIHM Hyderabad

About Young Chef Men Cla Schneider

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Born in Switzerland, but being fortunate to grow in Latin America & Asia, I quickly realized that I enjoyed the many aspects of global cultures and languages and considering these factors decided to pursue a career in the hospitality business. After receiving my culinary degree in Switzerland at the Badrutts Palace hotel in St.Moritz i then joined Les Roches Jin Jiang in Shanghai in order to further strengthen my skills with the aim of a future career path in international hospitality management.

About the participating college

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Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College (LRJJ) is a private college in Shanghai, P.R. China. The college is a branch campus of Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, in Bluche, Switzerland. It is located in Feng Xian, a southern district of Shanghai that is approximately a one-hour drive from downtown, within the calm and scenic grounds of the Shanghai Normal University campus.
LRJJ offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in international hotel management to a diverse and multicultural community of students coming from more than 45 countries. Students have the option of joining the industry directly upon graduation or apply to transfer for degree completion at a sister school in Switzerland or Spain, or at a partner institution in the United States.
The curriculum provides students with a strong academic and theoretical basis in hospitality business management combined with a hands-on learning experience, both on campus and through an internship program. The programs are industry focused so that graduates meet the needs of a broadening and fast-growing industry, with the benefit of international exposure in China. As opportunities and the need for talented managers continue to grow throughout Asia and the world, LRJJ is uniquely positioned to prepare future leaders for their careers. LRJJ is ranked No. 1 international hospitality management school in China for an international career.

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