LT7 Elior Street Food Challenge

Competition details (including date and time)

LT7 Elior Street Food Challenge

45 minute competition

Tuesday March 1st, 1615hrs-1700hrs

Open to all chefs working in Contract Catering (including apprentices).  45 minutes will be allowed to prepare, cook and present an Asian ‘Street Food’ main course lunch item.  Two portions of the dish must be presented.  Consideration will be given to practicality, authenticity, healthy eating and suitable packaging. Realistic minimum levels of mise-en-place will be allowed.  Your food costs per person should not exceed £2.50. Competitors to provide all ingredients.  List of ingredients and working method must be included in the application. The winning recipe will receive £100 worth of high street vouchers.

Additional information for this class

Consideration when entering this competition must be taken to whether your dish can be classified as street food that can be eaten as a take away. When presenting your dish a written menu description with accurate costing will be required and service is required in the take away containers you propose.


Elior UK


Arrival Time

Minimum one hour before competition 1515hrs. 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 ultimately will be looking for a dish that eats well, can be classified as Asian and is a realistic dish to be eaten on the go.

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 Culinaire 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.