Do you have what is takes to take the Country Stew Cook Off Challenge? This year’s challenge includes a twist. There is a ‘must use’ ingredient that must be included in any shape or form in the stew’s recipe. The mandatory ingredient is Pai’ai or Hawaiian Taro, a starch. Of all the Country Stew Cook Offs this is the most challenging. Check out the YouTube video made by Mana Ai. Country Stew Cook-Off IV Challenge begins Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 11:30am to 12:30pm. Stay and watch Grant Kawasaki from Hawaiian Grown Kitchen cooking demonstration on his stew recipe.
1. Amateurs only, 21 years of age or older.
2. Absolutely no store or restaurant
purchased stews will be allowed.
3. All stews must comply with the theme. This
year’s theme is Pounding Out the Stew.
Create a stew using the ingredient, Pai’ai
also known as Hawaiian Taro. SWAM will
provide the Pai’ai. Contestants must pick up
the Pai’ai on the evening of Friday, April 4.
4. All stews must be prepared and
cooked at home by the contestant.
5. All contestants are required to provide a
name/title of their stew and submit it three
(3) days prior to the event.
6. All contestants are responsible for
reheating their own stew in their own
container. We strongly advise crock pots.
There will be an area for reheating with
electricity provided. Portable gas stoves
are permissible but must be maintained
and the responsibility of the contestant.
7. All contestants will be provided with
a uniform container for their showpiece.
Contestants will plate their showpiece
prior to judging. Volunteers will be serving
8. Recipes are required for allergy restrictions.
To be submitted with the stew name/title.
9. Judging will be based on the intensity
of aroma and flavor, properly cooked
ingredients, seasoning, texture, and overall
10. Check in time is 10 am. Judging starts
promptly at 11:30 am.
Category : Past Events Posted on March 1, 2014