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Did you know that Jr Iron Chef competitions are now held across the country? We are proud and excited to see this model grow!

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Interested in being a judge for Jr Iron Chef 2015? We are looking for more chefs, foodies, and food service professionals! 


We are deeply humbled and impressed by the immense effort each and every team put into their recipes. Thank you for making this event a sucess. 


To discuss partnership with Jr Iron Chef VT, contact Amy at


The 2015 event organizers are Will Gowen and Amy Gifford. Please contact us with questions or ideas at

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


2015 Deadlines

Nov 15, 2014: Early bird registration through Dec 15, 2014 
Jan 15, 2015: Registration closes
Feb 15, 2015: Recipe & final team information due


Competition Schedule

March 21, 2015
9:00am - 3:30pm
Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction
Admission: $3 per individual or $5 per family
Morning heat: 9:30-11:00am; awards at 12:00pm
Afternoon heat: 12:30-2:00pm; awards at 3:00pm

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