LT2 Perfect Pasta Open

Competition details (including date and time)

LT2 Perfect Pasta - Open

20 minute competition

Monday 29th February, 1330hrs -1350hrs

Competitors to bring their chosen fresh pasta dough, rolling equipment and all other ingredients to create two portions of a contemporary sweet or savoury pasta dish. Sponsor Continental Chef Supplies to provide a pasta bowl/plate to enhance your presentation.

For details of the china and a picture please see below or call CCS on 0808 1001777, email sales@chefs.net 

Additional information for this class

The dough in this competition is to be bought ready-made but not rolled or shaped in any form. Please note this is a pasta competition and over 50% of the dish should consist of pasta. A menu description is required and service will be in the bowls/plates provided by the sponsor. 


Continental Chef Supplies

Arrival Time

Minimum one hour before competition 1230hrs. 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 Ecolab.

Cling Film, Foil and Baking Paper will be provded by Wrapex.

Ingredients Provided

Competitors 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 and it is a tasted class.

To view a copy of the Live Theatre judging sheet please click here


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 –


Salon Awards ceremony Live Theatre 1715hrs

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 S7, turn right as you enter the show, Live Theatre is located at the end of the hall. If you need drop-off faclilities 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 S10, which is closest to Live Theatre for unloading. There is no faciity to park on the Lorryway, once you have finshed unloading you must immediately remove your vehicle and proceed to the Undercroft Car Park.

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