JLT3 Perfect Pasta Junior

Competition details (including date and time)

JLT3 Perfect Pasta – Junior

20 Minute Competition

Wednesday 7th March 0920 – 0940hrs


The competitor is required to create a pasta dish for 2 covers using either fresh or dried pasta and can be aimed at either a sweet or savoury dish. Please note it will need to be served in a bowl and as a pasta class the judges will be looking for at least 50% of the dish to be pasta. Competitors may bring their chosen pasta at any stage of preparation but work load and skill element of their chosen dish will be taken in to consideration by the judges.  Sponsor Continental Chef Supplies to provide pasta bowl from RAK Porcelain to enhance your presentation. View the china here. For details of the china and a picture please visit the competitor zone on Hotelympia’s website or call CCS on 0808 1001777, email sales@chefs.net


Additional Information for this class

Please note as expressed above competitors will be allowed to bring their pasta at any stage of preparation, but judges will look carefully at their work load, and if seen to be showing no skills or a lack of preparation marks will be deducted. Any base ingredient, shape or style of pasta will be allowed for this competition


Continental Chef Supplies

Arrival Time

Minimum one hour before competition. Please report to Live Theatre registration when you arrive.

Equipment Provided

Workstations comprise a 6 ring burner, oven and grill, electricIty points, plumbed in sinks and hand wash basins. There is also access to refrigeration and a freezer.

A visual of a workstation can be viewed below.

Hygiene Products


Cleaning chemicals such as sanitisers, degreasers and washing up liquid will be provided by Zenith. Cling Film, Foil and Baking Paper will be provided 

Ingredients Provided

Competitor to provide all ingredients

What are judges looking for?

Judges will be looking for well cooked pasta with garnishes that complement the dish, remember if it is a hot dish please serve hot, that 50% of the contents of the dish needs to be pasta and it is a tasted class


Judges will be available at the Live Theatre for feedback after the judging has been completed, all competitors should make time to do this.


Results will be announced by the Compere and posted on the results board as soon as possible after judging is complete.

Presentation of awards –


1400hrs ceremony

Live Theatre

Entry into the show

All competitors and colleagues must register online as a Salon Culinaire Competitor at www.hotelympia.com/salon passes will be emailed direct.

Arriving at the show and accessing the hall

Hotelympia is in the South Hall at ExCeL at the East end of the venue. The closest entrance from the Central Boulevard is S11, Live Theatre is located to the back of the hall slightly to the left of the entrance. If you need drop-off facilities then please proceed to the Lorry Marshalling Yard and go to the Traffic Administration Office. On production of your Salon Culinaire Vehicle Pass (which will be sent to you) you will be directed to the lorryway to gain access to Vehicle Door S21, which is closest to Live Theatre for unloading. There is no facility to park on the Lorryway, once you have finished unloading you must immediately remove your vehicle and proceed to the Orange Car Park.

Please note if you do not require unloading facilities, for easier and quicker access, please park in the Orange Car Park and proceed with light Equipment to Live Theatre Registration.